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Gwen Baba: Forging a path for generations to come

“Gwen speaks for everybody. Her voice carries a lot of weight,” said David Bohnett, head of the David Bohnett Foundation upon whose board Baba sits.

The Wallis Names Michael Nemeroff New Board Chairman

Current Chairman David C. Bohnett will simultaneously assume a new leadership position as Chairman of the Executive Committee

Hope and Fear: LGBTQ Funding in the Age of Trump

Given Trump’s close ties to the Christian Right, these are anxious times for LGBTQ advocates and funders, who worry that hard-won legal gains may be at risk.

Tony Plakas, One Of The First Bohnett Harvard Fellows, to Receive Harvey Milk Foundation Diversity Honors Award

The award recognizes the Compass Community Center CEO’s 20 years of service to Florida’s LGBT Community.

David Bohnett, Philanthropist With a Social Justice Mission

The Los Angeles Blade magazine profiles the work of David Bohnett

Ruth Ellis Center Awarded David Bohnett Foundation CyberCenter Grant

The David Bohnett Foundation, created in 1999 by the philanthropist and technology entrepreneur bearing its

Is This L.A.’s $600 Million Man?

Michael Govan, the director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has a provocative vision for his museum and his adopted city.

A Civics Lesson on L.A., From the Inside

Three UCLA Luskin School students gain real-world experience working as David Bohnett Fellows at City Hall in Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office while pursuing their graduate degrees

Brain Power: A Foundation’s Fellowship Program Puts Policy Grad Students in City Halls

Each year, the David Bohnett Foundation pays for graduate students to work directly with city staff on substantive projects: research, policy implementation and the like. In a sense, these are internships, but they’re also a lot more than that.

Forget about the art of the deal. How will Trump deal with the arts?

“Anything that reduces the amount of private sector philanthropy is a big concern because it’s not being made up by the public sector,” says Bohnett.