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Geocities Founder David Bohnett Paves Path for LGBT

February 2, 2015 — MiLLENNiAL is honored to debut David Bohnett as the first Mentor in the 2015 Mentor Series.

Enigma machine from World War II finds unlikely home in Beverly Hills

January 25, 2015 — David Bohnett demonstrates his working Enigma machine for an LA Times reporter. The recent film, The Imitation Game, has brought renewed interest in these relics of WWII.

Big-City Mayors Tap Grad Students for Their Teams

January 22, 2015 — New mayoral fellowships give graduate students city governance experience and mayors much-needed extra help.

What's Behind This New, Massive Give to the LA Philharmonic?

December 11, 2014 — The evolution of donor David Bohnett from an early cautious arts funder to a full-blown, big money LA philanthropist is now complete.

LA LGBT Center Reopens Its ‘CyberCenter’ with Bohnett Foundation Grant

November 14, 2014 — The Los Angeles LGBT Center celebrated the reopening of its CyberCenter today, made possible by a $24,000 David Bohnett Foundation grant.

Only Transgender Capitol Hill Staffer Pushes For LGBT Rights [video]

October 22, 2014 — Fusion.net video profiles Ben Panico and his experience as an openly transgender Capitol Hill staffer.

There IS Something You Can Do to Prevent Gun Violence

October 14, 2014 — David Bohnett's writes about the issue of gun related deaths in his piece for the Huffington Post.

Meet the only openly trans U.S. House staffer

August 15, 2014 — Ben Panico is spending a year as a staffer in the US House of Representatives as part of his David Bohnett Foundation fellowship.

David Bohnett Foundation Awards 'Refresh' Grants Totaling $500,000 to David Bohnett CyberCenters Nationwide

July 11, 2014 — Equipment upgrades include up to fifteen state-of-the-art, all-in-one PC or MAC workstations as well as high profile printers and scanners for each CyberCenter.

What Does It Feel Like To Win? A Top LGBT Funder Tells Us

July 3, 2014 — "I feel a tremendous sense of pride and accomplishment," Bohnett said in a recent interview, about the impact of his LGBT giving, which has totaled $17 million since 1999.

The David Bohnett Foundation Awards Lambda Literary $10,000 Grant

June 25, 2014 — With the Bohnett Foundation’s support, Lambda Literary will move forward with plans to upgrade our popular website this year.

Three openly LGBT elected officials join distinguished list of government leaders as graduates of Harvard Kennedy School

June 23, 2014 — The three join a cohort of over 100 elite David Bohnett Foundation LGBT Leadership Fellows since 2002

Mayfield completes Harvard government training

June 23, 2014 — City Councilmember LaWana Mayfield joins a long list of government leaders who have participated in the intense state and local government program.

Victory Institute David Bohnett LGBT Leadership Fellows off to Harvard

May 31, 2014 — Graduates of this program include some of the country’s most visible and successful openly LGBT public leaders.

Two Assembly Democrats announce plan to close Proposition 13 loophole

May 13, 2014 — An unlikely duo of Democratic Assembly members will unveil a proposal Tuesday to close one of most notorious, and legal, tax loopholes associated with Proposition 13.

David Bohnett Makes The Case For The Westside Subway Extension

May 2, 2014 — The Beverly Hills Courier publishes a letter from David Bohnett in which he argues for the local "Purple" line.

From Detroit to D.C., Sharon Carney stays focused on public policy

April 29, 2014 — Former Bohnett Fellow Sharon Carney transitioned from student at NYU to working with DC based Urban Institute.

Meet Sam Filler - The Most Popular Man in New York Wine

April 15, 2014 — Former David Bohnett Fellow, Sam Filler, plays an important role in his leadership position at Governor Cuomo's Craft Beverage Initiative at Empire State Development.

Bohnett Foundation Grant Allows UCR LGBT Resource Center to Upgrade Computer Center

April 10, 2014 — CyberCenter provides LGBT students a safe, nonjudgmental space

The New WhatsApp Billionaires and the Future of Philanthropy

March 22, 2014 — Modern day philanthropists are now able to have more control over the foundations they create than the major philanthropists of the past.

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