David Bohnett Foundation

Grant Application Process and Guidelines

Existing applicants

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Applying for a grant from The David Bohnett Foundation is a three-stage process.

Stage 1: Eligibility

Determine your organization's eligibility. All eligible organizations must have a 501(c)(3) IRS designation and must fit within the David Bohnett Foundation planned giving areas listed below.

LGBT Community
National and local organizations that serve the needs of the LGBT Community.
CyberCenters
Educational, research, and recreational opportunities for the local LGBT community via access to the Internet.
Gun Violence Prevention
The reduction of gun violence and promotion of prevention policies that keep all Americans safe.
Voting
Voter registration and education.
Animals
Animal language research, service animals and eliminating rare animal trade.

Please also note that The David Bohnett Foundation does not accept grant applications or inquires for the following:

  • Individuals
  • Videos or other film productions
  • Organizations outside the US

Stage 2: Letter of Inquiry

New Applications

Start your letter of inquiry

Please submit a letter of inquiry, no longer than two pages, through our online grant application website by clicking on the link to the right. (for new applicants only — existing applicants may update and submit LOIs in-progress by logging back into their account from the link at the top of this page)

You will then need to await a response to your Letter of Inquiry before proceeding to stage-three.

Stage 3: Application

If your Letter of Inquiry is accepted, you will be invited to complete and submit stage-three of the application by the appropriate due date listed to the right.

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Current Schedule For On-Line Grant Applications

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Jun.
30
2014

Letter of Inquiry

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Jul.
31
2014

On-Line Application

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Nov.
15
2014

Foundation Response

2015 Round 1

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Dec.
31
2014

Letter of Inquiry

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Jan.
31
2015

On-Line Application

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May.
15
2015

Foundation Response

2015 Round 2

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Jun.
30
2015

Letter of Inquiry

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Jul.
31
2015

On-Line Application

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Nov.
15
2015

Foundation Response

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