Addressing racial wealth gaps

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Job Opportunities

Working at the Bush Foundation

Bush Foundation staff 2019

The people who work at the Bush Foundation are a collaborative and interesting bunch, bringing a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. One thing we all have in common is a deep commitment to learningequity and doing the most good possible in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share that geography.

The Foundation’s strategy is evolving so that we can have a bigger impact in this region. Read more about the changes that are underway and our investments in racial equity. We’ve updated our organizational structure and many staff roles to align with the new strategy.

If you see a job below that lines up with your skills and interests, we hope you’ll consider taking a closer look. Thanks for your interest in working at the Bush Foundation!

Open Positions

Finance Director and Treasurer

Thoughtful and effective financial management is core to our strategy. With the pending retirement of our long-tenured finance leader, we are seeking a Finance Director and Treasurer who will advance the Foundation’s goals by leading the finance and accounting functions, assuring controls and services are in place to protect the Foundation’s assets and support effective operations.

Watch the informational webinar and read the position description to learn more.

The Foundation has partnered with Doran Leadership Partners to lead this search. Please send your resume to Heidi Westlind. Applications will be accepted until September 12, 2022, but review of candidates will begin right away. If your interest in this role is high, we recommend an early application for immediate attention.

The Bush Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Boards

Chronicle of Philanthropy Logo

The Chronicle of Philanthropy Jobs page includes openings in the field of philanthropy in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, across the United States, and around the world. 

Make It MSP logo

The Make It MSP Job page includes job openings in different sectors throughout the Twin Cities.

MCN Logo

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Job Board includes job openings in nonprofits throughout Minnesota.

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The Minnesota Council on Foundations Jobs page includes philanthropy job openings in Minnesota.


The NDANO Job Center includes nonprofit job openings in North Dakota.

Pollen Midwest logo

Pollen Midwest's Opportunity page includes jobs, board openings, internships and volunteer requests from around the region.