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Bethlehem Gronneberg
Bethlehem Gronneberg

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


Co-Teaching for Success

Music teacher with children

Learning Log: Artistic License

For the last 15 years, ArtsLab has been giving urban and rural arts organizations the keys to growth.


Connect: 2015

Here’s a little of what’s been going on at the Bush Foundation.

Deanna Cummings

Creative Development: Deanna Cummings

A major innovator in Minnesota’s creative economy, 2007 Bush Fellow DeAnna Cummings has spent nearly 20 years building Juxtaposition Arts and the North Minneapolis community that surrounds it.

Illustrations by Shannon Brady

Great Green Ideas

Growing a more sustainable food culture has deep roots among a generation of Bush Fellows and nonprofit partners.


The Bush Prize: Winning Solutions

From ending hunger across North Dakota to improving mental health care in the Black Hills of South Dakota, smart community engagement is the common denominator shared by the nine inaugural recipients of the Bush Prize for Community Innovation.

Oglala Sioux land

Native Nation-Building Spans Strategies & Generations

The Bush Foundation’s work to support the self-determination of 23 Native nations builds on relationships formed across decades of support.