Addressing racial wealth gaps

Our Commitment


December 14, 2021

NDN Collective and Nexus Community Partners will steward the $100 million community trust funds to address wealth disparities caused by historic racial injustice.

December 14, 2021

Addressing the accumulated impact of generations of unjust race-based policies requires intentional counter-intervention. It requires restoration. It requires repair.

November 11, 2021

We are excited to welcome six new colleagues to the Bush Foundation! They bring an incredible array of experiences and perspectives, along with a deep commitment to make our region better for everyone.

August 10, 2021

We are excited to begin accepting Bush Fellowship applications! Have you thought about how you would grow your leadership with a Fellowship? 

July 15, 2021

Bush Fellows are bold in their belief that our world can be a better place. They pursue visions for large-scale, equitable changes that are critical to make our region work better for everyone.

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.

May 11, 2021

We believe that making these changes will help us operate the way that we want and make a bigger impact in our region.

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.