The application period for the 2024 Bush Fellowship will be August 22 – September 21, 2023.

The Bush Fellowship supports accomplished leaders in taking their skills to the next level for a larger impact in and across communities. Fellows tell us what they need to develop their own leadership skills and capacities, and we provide up to $100,000 to fund their plan.

Go to our website to find out more about the Fellowship and watch this video to determine if the Fellowship is the right fit for you.


Encouraging Young Black Men to Dream Big

By Fred Melo Produced in partnership with Greenspring Media Michael V. Walker’s greatest training for his work with young people came first from growing up in North Minneapolis and second from his 10 years as a high school and college counselor with the YMCA, where he encouraged teens — especially young Black men — to…

Reclaiming the Narrative, Building Sustainable Growth

By Mo Perry Photography provided by North Dakota Native Tourism Alliance Produced in partnership with Greenspring Media Conference breakout rooms aren’t generally known for being hotbeds of excitement. But the enthusiasm was palpable in the breakout room hosted by North Dakota Native Tourism Alliance (NDNTA) at a 2023 conference on strengthening governmental partnerships in the…

Creative funding for nonprofits benefits the communities they serve

The region is filled with nonprofit organizations solving problems to make people’s lives better. And many do this with lean budgets and stretched staff, little access to capital for projects, and a reliance on the often unpredictable ebbs and flows of fundraising. Organizations have to be adaptable and creative in getting the financial resources they…