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March 18, 2019

Of all the things I love about my job, the most joyful is getting to talk to Bush Fellowship finalists when they come to our office for their final interviews. I love talking to people about their aspirations for making our region better for everyone. And I love talking to people about how the process of applying to be a Bush Fellow has helped them understand what they need to be the leader they want to be.

March 08, 2019

Request for proposals for an operating partner to manage the implementation of the Community Creativity Cohort 2 program from 2019-2021. 

March 08, 2019

Request for proposals from nonprofit organizations to assume responsibility for the Creative Community Leadership Institute (CCLI). 

March 05, 2019

The Bush Prize celebrates organizations with a track record of successful community problem solving. Check out tips from our staff on what we're looking for in a Bush Prize winner.

February 11, 2019

In the TV show The Good Place, all humans on Earth are judged with a point system: you get points for doing good deeds and lose points when you do something bad. 

December 11, 2018

Learn more about the organizations awarded Community Innovation grants in 2018. 

December 11, 2018

Community challenges can spring up quickly. When an urgent need arises, the typical speed of philanthropy isn't always effective in addressing it. Recently, the Community Innovation team was able to make an accelerated grant to help tackle one such pressing situation.

November 13, 2018

The Bush Foundation awarded the 2018 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to six organizations with track records of making great ideas happen. 

November 13, 2018

The Bush Foundation has selected 41 organizations to receive Ecosystem grants, which provide general operating support to help sustain organizations that create unique and significant value for our grantees, Fellows and other organizations.

November 13, 2018

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about one of the most overlooked characteristics necessary for problem solving: courage. When I look at this year’s group of Bush Prize winners, I’m overwhelmed by how brave they are to take on enormous problems and do it in a way that is full of vulnerability and partnership.