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Bethlehem Gronneberg
Bethlehem Gronneberg

Bethlehem Gronneberg (BF’16) is engaging girls in STEM from Fargo to Ethiopia


Convene Coordinate Collaborate

An influential network of African American leaders and activists in the Twin Cities is harnessing its strengths to eliminate long-standing racial disparities.

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Better Business

Bush Fellows in the business sector are leading community change.

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Innovate Wellness

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.

Christina Sambor

In Progress: A Force for Change

2014 Bush Fellow Christina Sambor leads an effort to end human trafficking in North Dakota.

Community Creativity Cohort members

Follow the (Arts) Leader

Improving communities through the power of creativity.

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Making Education Relevant

Three ways to improve education for every student.

Red Lake Nation

New Resources: Native Nation Building

Native nation building has been central to the Bush Foundation’s work since it launched the Native Nations Initiative in 2009.

Taneeza Islam

Think Bigger. Think Differently: Taneeza Islam

Taneeza Islam (BF'13) finds inspiration from the people she works with here.


2016 Events

Building and strengthening connections among people working to make the region better for everyone.

Jodi Gillette

Standing Rock Strong: Jodi Gillette

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Fifty Years of Fellowship

The fellowship program Archibald Bush first envisioned has evolved over the last 50 years without straying far from its original goal — investing in extraordinary people with extraordinary potential.

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Catch the Wind

Great ideas from tribal communities account for nearly a quarter of all Community Innovation grants.