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.

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.

Papers & Reports

In 2017, we commissioned Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to conduct baseline research on the state of individualized learning across the region in order to inform our education initiative.

Community Creativity Cohort
Papers & Reports

In 2015 the Bush Foundation took a unique approach to develop a new program strategy: we created a one-time grant program to provide operating support to exemplary organizations while involving them in the design of a new ongoing program.

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Papers & Reports

Reflections on five years of working to make the Bush Foundation more permeable.

Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

Learning Logs

People celebrating
Learning Logs
Community Innovation process
Learning Logs