Addressing racial wealth gaps

Our Commitment


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.

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.