It's National Teacher Appreciation Week and today is National Teacher Appreciation Day. I'd need a whole bushel of apples to thank all the teachers who had a positive impact in my life. How about you? ... more
When Archibald and Edyth Bush established the Bush Foundation in 1953, they did it with a strong belief that providing opportunities for people with energy and ideas would have great impact on the community. ... more
On a late-summer afternoon, while returning from a gathering in Rochester, MN, my colleague Mandy and I stopped to have coffee with Chris Johnson and Laura Kinkead from the Center for Courage and Renewal. We sat under a gazebo in the yard next to the historic Smith Douglas House, which now houses a Dunn Brothers. It was, to say the least, a picture-perfect cup of coffee. ... more
About theBushFoundationOur mission is to be a catalyst for the courageous leadership necessary to create sustainable solutions to tough public problems and ensure community vitality. The Foundation was established in 1953 by 3M executive Archibald Bush and his wife, Edyth, and today works in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geographic area.