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CTB Receives Bush Ecosystem Grant


Bush Foundation Awards $7,440,600 in Ecosystem Grants

 (SAINT PAUL, Minn.) — The Bush Foundation has awarded $7,440,600 in Ecosystem grants to 41 organizations that create unique and significant value for the Foundation’s grantees, Fellows and other organizations.

 Ecosystem grants provide general operating support over two years for organizations that: 

  • provide critical data and analysis. 
  • spread great ideas and build capacity. 
  • advance public awareness and policy.
  • build and support leadership networks.

The Foundation awarded Ecosystem grants through an open application process. Applications were evaluated based on several criteria, including the degree to which the organization advanced the goals of the Foundation’s programs and initiatives and its overall value to other organizations and leaders.

The next opportunity to apply for Ecosystem grants will be in 2020. Visit learn more.

 About the Bush Foundation

The Bush Foundation invests in great ideas and the people who power them. 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. More information is available at

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