Addressing racial wealth gaps

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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. 

June 11, 2019

My favorite TV series, “Diriliş: Ertuğrul,” has gotten me thinking about what we’ve lost in the shift from more collectivized communities — where people collaborated more naturally — to more individualism. 

May 21, 2019

Welcome to our sixth issue of bMag! This issue is full of stories about the people and ideas powering change across our region. We hope these stories make you feel good, but they aren’t “feel good” stories. What we really want is to inspire you to dream bigger about what’s possible for yourself and your communities.