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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.

Q&A with David Bohnett at CSQ 2016 LA Visionaries Summit

A discussion on the importance of inclusion with David Bohnett, CSQ’s 2015 Visionary of the Year in Philanthropy, Art and Culture.

LA Phil celebrates Jazz Age with Gershwin numbers

The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel departed from their customary longhair musical fare for the opening night gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall, on Sept. 27, with the immortal works of the jazz age.

David Bohnett Foundation Grant-Making Process To Change Starting January 1, 2018

The David Bohnett Foundation will move to an ‘invitation only’ grantmaking process starting in 2018.

A Tale of Deleted Cities

An art exhibit on display at The Computer History Museum details the culture of GeoCities during th early days of the internet.

Goodbye Britain, hello Beverly Hills: Newly arrived artistic director of the Wallis throws an open house

Paul Crewes joins Managing director Rachel Fine and chairman David Bohnett to form the Wallis’ new management trio.

Guns and Foundation Leadership: A Critique of a Chronicle of Philanthropy Column

Judy Belk, chief executive of the California Wellness Foundation, responds to criticism of the #ReasonsForHope campaign.

A Bloody Slog: The Funders Backing the Long Fight Against Gun Violence

Guns are definitely a place where philanthropy also needs to operate with a long time horizon.

After Orlando Shooting, Nonprofits Respond Rapidly

Florida nonprofits, LGBT groups, and major grant makers have hastily formed a loose and rapidly growing network of support to deal with the enormous needs — both physical and psychological — of the shooting victims in Orlando.