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Community Creativity Cohort 2

This is a participant-led, capacity building program to strengthen organizations that make art and culture central to problem solving. Cohort 2 will focus on organizations led by and serving people of color or Indigenous people, and/or organizations led by and serving people from rural communities or non-metropolitan cities or towns with populations of less than 50,000 people. 

Accepting applications through noon Central, April 26, 2018.


Request for Qualifications

Data Vendor


We seek a partner to gather and compile data about who holds positions of authority, across sectors, in each state of the Bush Foundation region. 

Interested entities should submit an expression of interest and competency by 5:00 pm CST on April 30, 2018.

A pre-proposal conference call is available for interested entities on April 13 at 1:00 pm CST. 

Visit our Careers page for details.


Leading the Way to Individualized Learning

The Bush Foundation and The School Leadership Project invite you to join us on Monday, May 7, 2018, for a day of learning and connection as we explore how successes in our region are joining and enriching groundbreaking efforts to make learning more relevant for students across the country. 

Learn more about the event or register.


School Design for Individualized Learning

An education design experience that will inspire, equip and connect educators who want to reimagine the purpose and structure of school. We are now inviting schools to participate in our second cohort during Spring and Fall 2018, and we are also accepting applications from schools that participated in the first cohort in 2017 for Individualized Learning School Design Grants via 2Revolutions through May 2018.



Individualized Learning School Intermediary Grant Program

The Bush Foundation seeks to fund school intermediaries with a promising or proven approach to implementing individualized learning in schools, and a track record of working with K-12 schools to incorporate that approach. 

Accepting applications through Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Learn more and apply


Ecosystem Grants

Ecosystem grants provide general operating support to organizations working within our program and strategic initiative areas that other organizations rely on to:

  • Provide critical data and analysis.
  • Spread great ideas and build capacity.
  • Advance public awareness and policy.
  • Build and support leadership networks.

Accepting Ecosystem grant applications April 24 - May 24, 2018.

Learn more about Ecosystem grants.


Change Networks

Change Networks are unique learning experiences for people who want to build the skills and connections that will help them become more effective leaders. They are designed for people who have the desire and potential to make positive changes where they work.

North Dakota and South Dakota Change Networks accept applications April 1 - May 31, 2018.

Minnesota Change Networks accept applications May 1 - June 15, 2018.

Learn more about Change Networks.


bushCONNECT Registration

Registration will be open for all those invited by Recruitment Partners or Bush Foundation programs through June 5, 2018.

General Admission tickets will go on sale June 14 at 10 am.

Visit the bushCONNECT website for more information.


Community Innovation

Accepting applications for Community Innovation grants on a rolling basis. Contact Community Innovation staff to find out if this grant is a fit for your community.



Upcoming Events

Take an opportunity to grow your network. Learn more about events we sponsor and host.




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