Addressing racial wealth gaps

Our Commitment


September 24, 2019

The Bush Fellowship is a recognition of your accomplishments and support for your potential. It is an investment in you, so that you can make a difference in your community. 

September 23, 2019

One of the hard things about applying for a Bush Fellowship is that you are writing your application for folks who don’t know you. Your written application is your opportunity to help us understand how the significant moments in your life set the course for who you are today. 

September 20, 2019

Learn more about the new members from North Dakota and South Dakota.

September 18, 2019

Within the Bush Foundation, we’ve been working for several years to operate more inclusively. We’ve been working to understand the equity implications of all we do, big and small, in our grantmaking and operations. And, we’ve been working on how we can adapt so that our policies, programs and culture work well for everyone.

September 03, 2019

Next year marks our fifth bushCONNECT, to be held on October 4-5, 2020, at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. It takes a village to create bushCON and we’re looking for the partners who will co-create the experience and make it our best ever leadership and networking event!

August 27, 2019

In my role leading the Bush Fellowship applicant experience, I am often asked: What is a strong track record? When it comes to track record, many applicants talk about their record of success in terms of the positions, titles or awards they have earned. Yet, a strong track record is not just a list of degrees and accolades. 

July 09, 2019

We're pleased to announce new partners to help us advance art as central to problem solving in our region, as well as a new commitment to ArtPlace America.

July 09, 2019

Leadership is fundamentally about your effect on others. Which is why getting great at managing up (and out) is one of my very top suggestions for how to prepare yourself for future leadership roles.

June 21, 2019

The Bush Foundation is looking to develop investment sourcing and initial screening processes that support our emerging impact investing ideas. We are seeking local consulting support to help design and implement these processes through a request for qualifications (RFQ) process. Deadline for proposals is Monday, July 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Central.

June 11, 2019

So far in 2019 we've awarded Community Innovation grants to organizations all across our region, at different stages in their problem-solving process. They're working on environmental concerns, domestic violence prevention, education, veterans issues and more.