What We're Learning

We are a learning organization and work to be smarter and more effective every year. We never lose sight of the reason we exist: to do the most possible good with the resources left to the community by Archibald G. Bush. Here we share the lessons we learn through our efforts, as well as the insights of our grantees and Fellows.

Men as Peacemapers sign
Bush Prize Case Study

Learn how Men As Peacemakers has developed a range programs that promote gender equity, repair harm and prevent future violence.

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Bush Prize Case Study
Juxtaposition Arts
Bush Prize Case Study

JXTA works with residents and stakeholders towards a vision of improved access to educational, economic and decision-making opportunities that create healthy, beautiful and safe physical environments, with a focus on North Minneapolis.

Impact Foundation
Bush Prize Case Study

Impact Foundation wants to make sure that nonprofit organizations across the region have the capacity to tap into this generational wealth transfer phenomenon—and that philanthropic giving in North Dakota reaches its full potential.

Anu Family Services
Bush Prize Case Study

Anu Family Services (Anu) connects children in foster care with loving and stable families. Its culture of innovation is evident in its willingness to develop new relationships and partnerships and in its rigorous pursuit of evidence and data.

Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

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Community Innovation process
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