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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.

November 17, 2020

The Community Innovation program is your open door to the Bush Foundation. And, we recently made changes to the program to make it even more simple and open! The expanded program also supports ideas that inspire, equip and connect people to more effectively drive change.

November 17, 2020

We’ve been working to put more of our assets toward our mission and are excited to share our new impact investing objectives. Impact investing gives us another way to do good, beyond making grants.

November 16, 2020

We have decided to cancel the Bush Prize again for 2021 and think carefully about its future.