LGBT Community

Improving society through social activism.

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CyberCenters

Enriching society through technology and innovation.

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Fund for Los Angeles

Refining society through arts, culture and civic life.

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Gun Violence Prevention

Enhancing society through the reduction of gun violence.

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Leadership Initiatives

Empowering society through the next generation of leaders.

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Animal Language

Advancing society through understanding.

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News

Some Cities Are Getting Millennials’ Aid for Free

December 7, 2017

The David Bohnett Foundation is funding a pipeline -- albeit, small -- of young people who want to work in local government.

Kennedy Center Honors Evoke Politics, Even Without Trump

December 3, 2017

Carmen de Lavallade, Norman Lear, Gloria Estefan, LL Cool J and Lionel Richie were honored at this year's event.

Averting Extinction: Can Institutional Funders Save the Arts in the Bay Area?

November 20, 2017

I see no reason to think that after all these years, Bay Area techies will suddenly experience some collective David Bohnett or Paul Allen-esque arts epiphany.