Grant Guidelines

Grant Guidelines

Grant proposals are by invitation only. We no longer accept unsolicited letters of inquiry or grant applications. Please read the notice here.

Projects that we support

All organizations must have a 501(c)(3) IRS designation and fit within the David Bohnett Foundation planned giving areas listed below.

LGBT Community
National & Southern California organizations that provide equal rights & protections for all LGBT people.
Computer labs at LGBT community centers.
Gun Violence Prevention
The reduction of gun violence through research, advocacy and community empowerment.
Leadership Initiatives
Developing the next generation of municipal leaders.
Animal Language
Scientific and academic animal language research and exploration.

Please also note that The David Bohnett Foundation does not provide grants for the following:

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

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