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.

First Peoples Fund
Bush Prize Case Study

First Peoples Fund set out more than 20 years ago to devise an approach that empowers Native artists to be culture bearers and leaders of social change in their communities

Lake front
Bush Prize Case Study
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Bush Prize Case Study

Born from a desire to transform a notorious main street bar into a drug- and alcohol-free space for the community’s youth, the Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) has become an essential part of the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, providing safe places for 4- to 18-year olds to gather, and for teens to learn valuable employment and life skills.

Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

Learning Logs

People celebrating
Learning Logs
Community Innovation process
Learning Logs