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June 17, 2021

We have engaged community partners in our grantmaking for many years – from asking community leaders to select Bush Fellows to funding local institutions to operate state-level versions of our Community Innovation grant programs. We want to build on this experience and do more.

We are excited to announce two specific changes in this direction.

May 11, 2021

We need leaders working creatively to solve problems while addressing equity and justice. The inequities exposed by COVID-19, the reckoning around racial justice sparked by the murder of George Floyd and threats to Native sovereignty all underscore this fact.

May 11, 2021

Today we honor the recipients of the 2021 Bush Fellowship.

March 30, 2021

The Bush Foundation is committing $100 million to seed two community trust funds that will address wealth disparities caused by historic racial injustice.

March 02, 2021

We went into 2020 with a plan for strategy change. We emerged far more changed than we imagined.

January 26, 2021

Minnesota Compass, with the support of the Bush Foundation just launched “Who Leads in Minnesota?” to share a holistic picture of leadership in institutions across the state.

January 26, 2021

Leadership matters. Leaders shape our communities, institutions, nation and the world. They define culture, take action and make decisions that have long-standing and wide-ranging impact on people and communities.

January 25, 2021

Mary Grove and Matt Kilian will begin their service at our next board of directors meeting in February.

January 14, 2021

We're seeking a consulting partner to support and build our skills for engaging in courageous conversations and constructive conflict, advancing our goals to be an equitable and anti-racist organization.

December 15, 2020

Philanthropy should be asking itself big questions this year. Between COVID-19 and further grappling with white supremacy and racism, there is an incredible amount of struggle, pain, lives lost and deep reckoning happening all across our region. Private foundations must especially ask how they can use their power, privilege and networks to be better and do better.