Northside Achievement Zone | Bush Prize for Community Innovation 2016

“Collaborating is not easy, and I believe this is the future of the social sector… We are not under an illusion that we can do things on our own. We know that we need each other.” -Sondra Samuels, President & CEO – Northside Achievement Zone “If you want to go fast, go alone. But if…

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De Smet Community Foundation | Bush Prize for Community Innovation 2016

“We don’t always want to look at the past. We want to make sure we’re progressing forward… We want the word to get out there that we are a very welcoming community, innovative community, progressive community…and I think we always will be.” -Jason Baszler, Board Member – De Smet Community Foundation The people of De…

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Plains Art Museum | Bush Prize for Community Innovation 2016

“We are interested in how useful an art museum can be in a community–especially people who are marginalized. What can art do to be part of the solutions for problems?” -Andrew J. Maus, Director and CEO – Plains Art Museum The Plains Art Museum isn’t exactly a “traditional” museum. It’s a dynamic and creative space…

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