Paul Moore is the Director of Programs for the Los Angeles-based David Bohnett Foundation, where he joined the team in 2001. Moore is additionally charged with handling select special assignments and initiatives related to Mr. Bohnett’s venture capital firm, Baroda Ventures, LLC.
Every aspect of the Foundation’s grant-making process comes under Moore’s purview, including monitoring grant requests and grantee reports, conducting site visits, managing all Bohnett Fellowship programs, and representing the David Bohnett Foundation at community and industry events. He thoroughly embraces the Foundation’s philanthropic mission, and brings strong interpersonal skills and a keen intellect to his interactions with grantees, board members, and the public.
Among Moore’s chief responsibilities is supervising the Foundation’s entire David Bohnett CyberCenters program, which currently numbers 58 centers nationwide. The CyberCenters offer free Internet access and technology support to the LGBTQ community, and provide educational and job-search resources for seniors and youth. His operational oversight of the popular program includes facilitating grant requests, directing logistics, organizing conference activities, maintaining grantee relationships, and fostering alliances with potential sites.
A native of Orange County, California, Paul Moore holds a B.S. in Finance, cum laude, from California State University, Northridge, earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, where he was a Society and Business Fellow, and an alumn of the LGBTQ Executive Leadership Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He resides in Los Angeles and is married to Brett Simon. Paul serves on the Board of Directors of CenterLink, the national association of LGBTQ Community Centers, a Board Member of the Friends of Runyon Canyon, and an Advisory Board Member of the USC Marshall School of Business Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab.