News

June 13, 2023

We’re pleased to introduce this year’s Bush Fellows, a group of 24 individuals whose bold vision is shaping communities around our region.

June 13, 2023

We are continuously inspired by the new ideas and creative thinking of leaders working to solve problems in our region. “Leader” conjures up different images for different people. When we talk about leaders, we mean those who activate to make change happen — regardless of their title, age, or where they live. We mean those who are inspiring and supporting others to solve problems and create new opportunities, within and across communities.

Published June 2023

May 18, 2023

We believe that working to close systemic wealth gaps across racial and ethnic communities is one of the most important and highest impact things we can do. 

Back in March 2021, we committed $50 million — as part of our regular grantmaking — to help address wealth gaps that significantly affect racial and ethnic communities. And we thought it would take us 5 years to do it.

Published May 2023

February 28, 2023

We're celebrating our colleague, Molly Matheson Gruen, as she transitions from her role as program operations director at the Bush Foundation on March 17, 2023. 

February 23, 2023

We’re excited to announce that the Bush Prize is returning – with a twist! We will be awarding the Bush Prize to organizations identified by our four community grant partners – Good Relatives Collaborative, Headwaters Foundation for Justice, South Dakota Community Foundation and Strengthen ND.

February 23, 2023

It's hard to believe that we're celebrating 70 years! Rolling back the clock, it was on February 24, 1953, that Archie and Edyth Bush started the Bush Foundation. 

February 23, 2023

The Partnership Fund was previously known as the President’s Innovation and Partnership Fund. Learn more about its evolution and name change with this Note from Jen.

December 12, 2022

Join us in celebrating Greg Keane, our longtime chief financial officer, who will be ending a storied chapter at the Foundation on January 31, 2023. 

December 12, 2022

We're excited to announce three new board members.

November 14, 2022

The weather outside might be cooling down, but November is heating up with Minnesota's annual Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 17.