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.

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Bush Prize Case Study
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.

Bush Foundation region map
Papers & Reports

The Bush Foundation launched the Native Nations Initiative in 2009 to support governance reform efforts of all 23 Native nations that share geography with Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. 

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Bush Prize Case Study
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.

Lanesboro Arts
Bush Prize Case Study

With assets of agriculture and natural beauty in tow, Lanesboro Arts, along with the town’s creative community, started a renaissance with the Lanesboro Arts Campus.

Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

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Learning Logs
Community Innovation process
Learning Logs