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Bush Prize for Community Innovation

The Bush Prize honors and supports innovative organizations with a track record of making great ideas happen. Winners receive a package of recognition, including a flexible grant of 25 percent of the organization's last fiscal year budget, up to $500,000.

Accepting applications until April 27, 2017 at 12:00 noon Central.



Communications Program Manager

We are looking for an exceptional writer/editor and project manager to develop and execute strategic communications plans for our Community Innovation and Leadership programs; create and maintain our portfolio of external communications materials and publications, including b Magazine; and support our online engagement and convening work.

For more information, including details on how to apply, download the position description. You can also register to attend a brief informational webinar on Thursday, April 20, at noon Central time.

Applications are due by noon Central time on Thursday, May 4.


Community Innovation

Accepting applications for Community Innovation grants on a rolling basis. Contact Community Innovation staff to find out if this grant is a fit for your community.


Event Scholarships

We now offer scholarships for individuals from our region to attend national events and conferences: http://www.bushfoundation.org/event-scholarships


June 5-6, 2017 | Washington, D.C.

MCON is an annual event that brings together nonprofit leaders, activists and entrepreneurs to understand today's social movements and how to turn interest in an issue into action.

No longer accepting applications.

Learn more about MCON

Social Innovation Summit


A premier, invitation-only conference that connects and inspires the world's most potent leaders, thinkers, and practitioners with an unwavering bias towards action and a push towards scale.

No longer accepting applications.

Learn more about the Social Innovation Summit

Aspen Ideas Festival

June 28-July 2, 2017 | Aspen, Colorado

The Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation's premier public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues that shape our lives and challenge our times.

No longer accepting applications.

Learn more about the Aspen Ideas Festival


October 18-22, 2017 | Camden, Maine

PopTech annually brings together 500 diverse thinkers and doers from around the world to share ideas and projects that are shaping the future.

No longer accepting applications.

Learn more about PopTech

Independent Sector


Application information coming soon!


Upcoming Events

Take an opportunity to grow your network. Learn more about events we sponsor and host.