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A catalyst is an agent that provokes or accelerates significant change or action. And that’s just what the Catalyst Initiative was designed to do when the George Family Foundation launched it in 2014.
By Mo Perry
Photography by Carina Lofgren
When Michael Osterholm (BF’82) speaks about public health, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy founder has the whole world listening.
By Erik Tormoen
Amelia Franck Meyer (BF’15) is transforming the child welfare system by healing trauma and putting families first.
by Mo Perry
Photography by David Ellis
South Dakota organizations join forces to empower sexual violence survivors who have disabilities.
by Angela Tewalt
Heather Simonich (BF’12) is giving teachers tools to identify and respond to child traumatic stress.
by Marisa Jackels
Dr. Shana Sniffen (BF'13) delivers culturally relevant treatments for the Karen community.
by Syl Jones
Face It TOGETHER is transforming how communities address addiction.
by Mo Perry
Using human-centered design to plan a new kind of grocery store in north Minneapolis.
Continuing Bush's legacy — supporting people pursuing medical careers.
David Whitesock’s journey through addiction and life-changing work with Face It TOGETHER.
by Aubrey Schield
Beekeepers and health clinicians might not have much in common at first glance. But when they’re associated through the Bush Foundation’s Community Innovation Grants, it becomes easier to see the connection.
Growing a more sustainable food culture has deep roots among a generation of Bush Fellows and nonprofit partners.
by Laura Billings Coleman
Illustrations by Shannon Brady
Photographs by Bruce Silcox