Bush Foundation Announces Event Sponsorship Recipients

June 25, 2014

The event sponsorship program supports events that inspire, equip and connect people to think bigger and think differently about what's possible in their communities. In April, we awarded sponsorship funds to support these organizations' events: 

NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS (NDANO)

NDANO is the statewide membership association advancing North Dakota nonprofits through advocacy and public policy, education and training, resources and research, cost-saving programs, and leadership and networking. NDANO strengthens communities and enhances quality of life through engaging and ensuring a strong charitable sector.

2014 Nonprofit Leadership Conference
May 28-29, 2014
Radisson Hotel, Bismarck, ND

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MORRIS - CENTER FOR SMALL TOWNS

The University of Minnesota, Morris Center for Small Towns (CST) is a community outreach program that serves as a point of entry to the resources of the University of Minnesota. Small towns, local units of government, K-12 schools, nonprofit organizations, and other University units are able to utilize CST’s resources as they work on rural issues or make contributions to rural society. CST’s mission is to focus the University’s attention and marshal its resources toward assisting Minnesota’s small towns with locally identified issues while creating applied learning opportunities for faculty and students. CST is dedicated to creating a bright future for small towns throughout the state.

Symposium on Small Towns
June 4-5, 2014
Center for Small Towns Welcome Center, Morris, MN

HONORING WOMEN WORLDWIDE

Honoring Women Worldwide is a nonprofit organization founded in 2007 with the purpose of inspiring and engaging women to choose language that honors and celebrates themselves and each other. By doing so, women will make a profound and positive impact on themselves, each other, their families, their workplace, their communities and the world.

6th Annual Garden Party
June 21, 2014
Midland Hills Country Club, St. Paul, MN

MINNESOTA COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded in 1987 to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. MCN works to inform, promote, connect and strengthen individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector.

2014 Nonprofit Leadership Conference
June 26, 2014
McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, MN

Grant amount: $8,000

Website: http://www.minnesotanonprofits.org/

CITIZENS LEAGUE

The Citizens League builds civic imagination and capacity in Minnesota by identifying, framing and proposing solutions to public policy problems; developing civic leaders in all generations who govern for the common good; and organizing the individual and institutional relationships necessary to achieve these goals.

Generation Now Leadership Visit
September 10-12, 2014
Fargo, North Dakota

MINNESOTA COUNCIL ON FOUNDATIONS

The Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF) works actively to expand and strengthen a vibrant community of diverse grantmakers who individually and collectively advance the common good. MCF members represent three-quarters of all grantmaking in the state, awarding more than $1 billion annually. Members include private family and independent foundations, community and other public foundations, and corporate foundations and giving programs.

Annual Conference
October 31, 2014
Crowne Plaza, St. Paul, MN

Related Program