April 09, 2015

Anita Patel, Vice President of Racial Justice and Public Policy Programs at the YWCA of Minneapolis, will join the Bush Foundation as its Leadership Programs Director. Patel will oversee both the Bush Fellowship and Leadership Network Grant programs.

March 31, 2015

Cohort participants will each receive an unrestricted grant of $100,000 and work with Foundation to articulate the challenges and opportunities associated with their efforts to meaningfully engage people in the arts and integrate the arts into public life. The insights will help inform the Foundation’s future work in the arts.

March 17, 2015

Archie Bush understood that great ideas need people to power them. The newest Bush Fellows are 23 leaders with records of achievement and extraordinary potential to make significant contributions in their communities.

March 17, 2015

The Bush Foundation welcomes new board members Dr. Kathleen Annette and Paul Batcheller. Annette, from Grand Rapids, Minnesota, is the president of the Blandin Foundation. Batcheller, from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is partner and co-founder of venture capital firm PrairieGold Venture Partners.

February 12, 2015

2013 Bush Fellow Heidi Demars is helping shape the future of food security in the Bismarck/Mandan area where a food coop aims to inspire the community.

Duchesne Drew, Star Tribune Managing Editor for Operations, will join Bush Foundation as Community Network Vice President
January 28, 2015

Duchesne Drew, the Star Tribune’s Managing Editor for Operations, will lead the Foundation's Leadership Programs, Community Innovation and Communications teams, and oversee efforts to build stronger leadership networks across the region.

January 15, 2015

Our commitment to education will expand in 2015 as we make new investments in multiple Major Initiatives.

January 15, 2015

What’s it take to change history? Rebuilders Kevin Killer and Anna Takes the Shield.

December 16, 2014

Two leaders with experience in nonprofit administration, constituent advocacy and community engagement will join the Bush Foundation as 2015 Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellows. 

December 09, 2014

The sixth cohort of Native Nation Rebuilders unites the passions of 30 leaders who will work together and individually for a brighter future for their people built on self-determination.

December 02, 2014

Meet the 2014 Bush Prize Winners.

December 01, 2014

A small selection of the many accomplishments of Bush Fellows and Rebuilders.


November 24, 2014

The bushCONNECT Team recently selected its recruitment and programming partners for bushCON 2015

November 11, 2014

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative is the recipient of the Archibald Bush Legacy Grant a one-time grant of $200,000 to support a nonprofit organization that embodies Archibald Bush’s legacy of working to strengthen the civic, social and cultural vitality of Saint Paul.

October 07, 2014

The Bush Foundation is coming to town! Come chat with us.