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Vision West Awarded $500K Bush Prize

Nov 14, 2017


Vision West group A consortium working to promote sustainability in western North Dakota will receive a $500,000 Bush Foundation prize to advance its goals.

The 2017 Bush Prize for Community Innovation is the largest grant ever awarded to Vision West ND, said Vision West administrator Deb Nelson, Dickinson.

“It’s the first time that any organization in western North Dakota has received a Bush Prize. So we are excited about that, and we are excited about the attention it’s going to bring to western North Dakota,” Nelson said. “What we hope to do is be able to leverage a good portion of the dollars so that we can bring in additional funding – additional state and local funding that we will be able to put toward some of the projects.”

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