Grants

The David Bohnett Foundation has contributed more than $100 million in grants to socially active organizations. When applying for a grant, please follow our stated grant guidelines as unsolicited grants that do not fall within those guidelines will not be accepted.

For more information about eligibility, please contact Paul Moore at paul@bohnett.com.

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Gun Violence Prevention: all yearsTotal: $ 4,525,150

Alliance for Justice$25,000
Apr 30, 2004Coaches Against Gun Violence $25,000
American Legislative And Issue Campaign$25,000
Sep 22, 2014National Convening $25,000
Americans For Responsible Solutions Foundation$40,000
Nov 15, 2015Changing the Conversation Around Gun Policy $40,000
Amnesty International USA$25,000
Dec 18, 2012Gun Violence Prevention $25,000
Association of Prosecuting Attorneys$10,000
May 25, 2010Gun Violence Prevention $10,000
Black Church Center for Justice & Equality$15,000
Aug 23, 2013Gun Violence Prevention Outreach $15,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence$517,000
Apr 12, 2016General Support and LA Bear Awards $100,000
Oct 14, 2015NYC Gala $2,000
May 19, 2015LA Gala $1,000
Mar 31, 2015Bear Awards $25,000
Aug 21, 2014LA Gala Event Matching $25,000
Aug 21, 2014LA Gala Event Matching $25,000
Mar 25, 20142014 Los Angeles Benefit $3,000
Nov 15, 2013General Operating Request ($100,000 over 2 years)$100,000
Apr 17, 20132013 Los Angeles Benefit $3,000
Apr 5, 2012Strategic Planning Process 2012 $35,000
Dec 29, 2009Targeted Districts Initiative $25,000
Oct 15, 2009Target for a Safe America $2,000
Jun 9, 2008Target for a Safe America $3,000
Nov 15, 2007Bohnett Hispanic Fellowship $25,000
Aug 15, 2007Annual Benefit $3,000
Jun 19, 2007General Support $5,000
Sep 16, 2005Hispanic/Latino Gun Violence Education $25,000
Jun 21, 2004Event honoring Vicki Kennedy on 7/28/04 $10,000
Aug 24, 2000Support for Legal Action Project ($100,000 over 2 years)$100,000
Campaign to Unload$20,000
Jul 17, 2014Campus Divestment Campaign $10,000
Jul 17, 2014Campus Divestment Campaign $10,000
Campus Alliance to End Gun Violence$30,000
Jan 1, 2002Also known as Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence $20,000
May 12, 2000David Bohnett Summer Intern Program $10,000
Center for American Progress$40,000
Sep 4, 2013Gun Violence Prevention State Strategy Summits $40,000
Center to Prevent Youth Violence (PAX)$225,000
Nov 20, 2009General Operating Support $50,000
May 15, 2008General Operating Support $50,000
May 17, 2007General Operating Support $25,000
May 17, 2006General Operating Support $25,000
Apr 29, 2005ASK Grassroots Program Manager $50,000
Aug 29, 2003Speak Up $25,000
Childrens Hospital Corporation$50,000
May 15, 2015Reducing Gun Violence: Real-time Data, Predictive Intelligence $50,000
Citizens For A Safer Minnesota$30,000
Sep 4, 2013Gun Violence Prevention / Changing the Conversation: A Proposal for Building on Minnesota's Assets $30,000
Common Sense about Kids and Guns$50,000
May 12, 2000General Operating Funds ($50,000 over 2 years)$50,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence$415,000
Nov 15, 2014Support for Policy Advocacy Work in California ($80,000 over 2 years)$80,000
Aug 29, 2013Gun Violence Prevention in Virginia $30,000
Jan 29, 2013Education and Advocacy $20,000
Nov 15, 2012General Support for the Ed Fund's National Gun Violence Prevention Strategy ($50,000 over 2 years)$50,000
Jan 3, 2011Preventing Gun Violence ($70,000 over 2 years)$70,000
Nov 20, 2009Preventing Gun Violence $40,000
Nov 10, 2006Microstamping $25,000
Sep 16, 2005Improving Gun Policy in California and Nationwide $25,000
Aug 20, 2004Improving Gun Policy in California and Nationwide $25,000
Aug 29, 2003California Gun Policy $25,000
Jun 28, 2002Closing Illegal Gun Markets in California $25,000
Fund for a Safer Future (FSF) at the New Venture Fund$25,000
Jan 28, 2016To advance rational, evidence based, effective policies to reduce gun injuries and deaths. $25,000
Gift Cards for Guns$500
May 4, 2017General Support $500
Gun Free Dining Tennessee$7,500
Oct 2, 2013General Support $2,500
Dec 6, 2011General Support $2,500
Nov 29, 2010General Support $2,500
GunPolicy.org$37,500
Nov 15, 2014Adding the United States to the Global Knowledge Base for Gun Control $37,500
Guns Down / New Venture Fund$50,000
Jan 5, 2017Guns Down General Operating Support $50,000
Handgun Control Inc.$1,100
May 3, 1999General $1,000
Dec 31, 1998Historical Data $100
Handgun Epidemic Lowering Plan (HELP)$10,000
May 11, 2001General Operating Support $10,000
Harvard Injury Control Research Center$350,000
May 15, 2015Partnering with the Gun-Owning Community to Prevent Suicide $50,000
May 15, 2012Means Matter, Phase 3: Reducing a Suicidal Person's Access to Firearms ($120,000 over 3 years)$120,000
Mar 5, 2009Means Matter, Phase 2: Suicide & Firearms ($80,000 over 2 years)$80,000
May 17, 2006The Means Matter: Suicide & Firearms ($100,000 over 2 years)$100,000
Heeding God's Call$20,000
Nov 15, 2011Heeding God's Call Reaches Out $20,000
Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research$20,000
Aug 29, 2003Protecting Litigation as a Public Health Tool for Gun Violence Prevention $20,000
Join Together$75,000
Aug 29, 2003Join Together Online $25,000
Jun 28, 2002Join Together Gun Violence Prevention Project $25,000
Jan 12, 2001Gun Violence Prevention Project $25,000
Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (LCPGV)$370,000
Nov 15, 2016Law Center Programs $40,000
Nov 15, 2015Law Center Programs $40,000
Nov 15, 2014Law Center Programs $40,000
Nov 15, 2013Law Center Programs $25,000
Feb 4, 2013Brief Bank Project $25,000
Nov 15, 2011Brief Bank Project $35,000
May 15, 2009Gun Violence Prevention in Southern California and Support for Mayors Against Illegal Guns ($50,000 over 2 years)$50,000
Jun 17, 200815th Anniversary Dinner $5,000
May 15, 2008Introduction of Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Ordinances in Los Angeles $40,000
Feb 4, 2008For the communcations and educational outreach plan surrounding the Supreme Court Heller matter. $20,000
May 17, 2007Support for Gun Violence Prevention Policies in Southern California $25,000
May 17, 2006Legal Community Against Violence $25,000
Los Angeles Police Foundation$10,000
May 1, 2014Gun Violence Prevention $10,000
Mayor's Against Illegal Guns$335,000
Jan 3, 2011Mayors Against Illegal Guns $150,000
Apr 18, 2008Outreach to conservationists and sportsman. $50,000
Apr 14, 2008Mayors Against Illegal Guns $100,000
Jan 9, 2007Mayors Against Illegal Guns $35,000
Media Matters For America$325,000
Nov 15, 2013General Operations $100,000
Nov 15, 2012Violence and Public Safety Initiative $75,000
Nov 15, 2011Violence and Public Safety Initiative $75,000
Aug 31, 2010Gun Safety Issue Pod $75,000
Million Mom March$2,500
Apr 28, 2000General Operating Support for the Million Mom March on Washington, May 14, 2000 $2,500
National Physicians Alliance (DBA)$20,000
May 15, 2014Understanding Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis $20,000
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence$6,000
Sep 30, 2015Annual Benefit $1,000
Jun 7, 2012Microstamping Support $5,000
Research Foundation Of The City University Of New York on behalf of John Jay College$30,000
May 10, 2010Gun Violence and the Media $30,000
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation$105,000
Nov 15, 2015Sandy Hook Promise $50,000
Apr 1, 2015A Night Honoring Promise Champions $5,000
Feb 21, 2014General Operating Support $50,000
States United To Prevent Gun Violence$170,000
May 15, 2014Operational support and capacity building $40,000
May 15, 2013Operating Support $25,000
May 15, 2011Operating Support ($50,000 over 2 years)$50,000
May 10, 2010FSA: Strengthening State-Based Gun Violence Prevention Efforts $25,000
May 15, 2008FSA: Working to Reduce Gun Violence $30,000
The GRYD Foundation$150,000
May 15, 2015Summer Night Lights $50,000
May 15, 2014Summer Night Lights $50,000
Aug 1, 2013Summer Night Lights $50,000
The University Chicago Crime Lab$25,000
Nov 15, 2015Underground Gun Markets in LA $25,000
UCLA / Hammer Museum$5,000
Mar 28, 2011Hammer Forum on Gun Control $5,000
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs$10,300
Mar 24, 2008Pilot Case Study: The California Microstamping Law $10,300
University of Chicago Crime Lab$25,000
Nov 15, 2013Gun Violence in Urban America: Understanding Illegal Markets $25,000
University of Chicago Crime Lab$2,500
Jun 14, 2011One Summer Chicago $2,500
Violence Policy Center$435,000
Nov 15, 2016Research, Policy, Public Education, Collaboration, and Advocacy to Reduce Gun Violence $40,000
May 15, 2012Research, Policy, Public Education, and Advocacy to Reduce Firearms Violence ($70,000 over 2 years)$70,000
Jan 3, 2011Research, Policy, and Public Education to Reduce Gun Death and Injury $75,000
May 11, 2010US / Mexico Gun Violence Project $15,000
May 15, 2009Research, Policy, and Public Education to Reduce Gun Death and Injury ($50,000 over 2 years)$50,000
May 4, 2009Briefing on the increasing violence along the US & Mexico border. $10,000
May 15, 2008Research, Policy, and Public Education in Support of Policies to Reduce Gun Death and Injury $50,000
Sep 16, 2005Research, Education, and Advocacy to Reduce Gun Death and Injury $25,000
Apr 30, 2004Research, Policy, Public Education, Litigation, and Advocacy to Stop Gun Death and Injury $25,000
Apr 25, 2003Research, Policy, Public Education, Litigation, and Advocacy to Stop Gun Death and Injury $25,000
Jan 31, 2002Request for continued funding to support their handgun research and policy development. $25,000
Jan 12, 2001General $25,000
Violence Prevention Coalition$110,000
Nov 15, 2013Ending the Epidemic of Gun Violence ($60,000 over 2 years)$60,000
Nov 15, 2012VPC Gun Safety Policy Action and Gun Summit Follow Up $25,000
Nov 15, 2011VPC Gun Safety Work Group & Summit $25,000
Washington Office On Latin America (WOLA)$60,000
May 15, 2015Addressing Arms Trafficking $30,000
May 15, 2013Addressing Arms Trafficking in the Gun Violence Prevention Debate $30,000
WheelChairs Against Guns$1,000
Feb 3, 2016General Support $1,000
Women Against Gun Violence$214,250
Feb 3, 2017Leadership Awards Brunch $1,500
Feb 11, 2016Leadership Awards Brunch $2,500
Mar 24, 2015Leadership Awards Brunch $1,500
Feb 21, 201420th Anniversary Leadership Awards Brunch $2,000
Feb 15, 201319th Annual Courageous Leadership Awards Brunch $2,000
Nov 15, 2012Program Coordinator $25,000
Apr 18, 201218th Annual Courageous Leadership Awards Brunch $2,250
Nov 15, 2011GunsSuck Initiative $25,000
Apr 26, 201117th Annual Courageous Leadership Awards Brunch $7,500
Mar 5, 2009Advocacy on Ammunition and Community Outreach on Gun Safety ($50,000 over 2 years)$50,000
May 17, 2007Advocating Community Togetherness (ACT Project) $25,000
Apr 29, 2005Victims Remembrance Project - Request for General Operating Support $30,000
Apr 25, 2003Victims Remembrance Project Enhancement $20,000
May 12, 2000Support for WAGV's Parents to Parent Public Education Campaign $20,000