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.

Cannon River Watershed Partnership
Bush Prize Case Study

The Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP) working with The Southeast Minnesota Wastewater Initiative (SMWI), has prevented 94 million gallons of untreated sewage from entering the state’s rivers and streams over the past decade. The SMWI project is a partnership between CRWP, the Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Native Governance Center tree
Papers & Reports

This report documents the development of the Native Governance Center, beginning with the Bush Foundation’s work supporting the self-determination of Native nations, through the emergence of a fully independent, Native-led 501(c)(3) organization in 2015. 

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Papers & Reports

A collective vision for how to increase opportunities for Native student success.

Minnesota Valley Action Council
Bush Prize Case Study

The Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC), one of the nation’s 1,100 Community Action Agencies, is a regional leader in the fight against poverty.

Bush Fellow Learning Log
I just never really took the time to reflect on how the past could affect my potential to reach the level of growth I so yearned for.
Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

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Community Innovation process
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