March 22, 2022

At the Bush Foundation, part of our commitment to equity is in having open processes. To us, that means making sure our funding opportunities are publicly shared and that anyone who believes they are a fit has a chance to apply.

Published 2022

January 25, 2022

Headwaters Foundation for Justice, South Dakota Community Foundation and Strengthen ND will serve as our partners to design and operate community-based grant programs.

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.

Published 2021

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.

Published 2021

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.