Addressing racial wealth gaps

Our Commitment

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.

Papers & Reports

This report documents the plans, processes and perceptions surrounding development and launch of a redesign project.

23 Nations by Wade Patton
Papers & Reports

How we invest in the Native nations and people in our region.

Bush Fellows
Papers & Reports

In 2014, the Bush Foundation made a number of changes to enhance the Bush Fellowship program’s flexibility, selectivity and visibility. 

Map showing the 14 NExT Institutions
Papers & Reports

In 2009, the Bush Foundation launched its ten-year Teacher Effectiveness Initiative. It was based on the theory that better teacher preparation programs would lead to more effective teachers and, in turn, improved student outcomes.

thought bubbles
Papers & Reports

Changing organizational culture takes intention and time. At the Bush Foundation, we’ve spent the last five years creating a more inclusive culture internally so that we can be more effective externally. 

Bush Foundation office
Papers & Reports

In September 2013, the Bush Foundation and MN Partners moved into three contiguous floors of a downtown St. Paul office building.

Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

Learning Logs

People celebrating
Learning Logs
Community Innovation process
Learning Logs