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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.

David Bohnett Named as One of the Most Generous Tech Leaders

March 19, 2014 — Inside Philanthropy has analyzed the giving patterns of tech leaders to determine those who have given away the largest percentage of their net worth.

Moving and shaking: AJC Yellin Award to David Bohnett

February 13, 2014 — David Bohnett was named the recipient of American Jewish Committee Los Angeles’ (AJC-LA) Ira E. Yellin Community Leadership Award on Jan. 29.

James Piereson: What Bill Gates Won't Tell You About Giving Money Away

February 6, 2014 — Donate to causes you care about, think long term, and remember it's your money.

David Bohnett Receives AJC Los Angeles' Ira E. Yellin Community Leadership Award

January 30, 2014 — California Governor Jerry Brown delivered keynote address. Former Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin opened the program.

Gov. Brown to Honor Gay Philanthropist David Bohnett at American Jewish Committee Event Wednesday

January 29, 2014 — On Wednesday, Jan. 29, Bohnett will receive the American Jewish Committee of Los Angeles’ Ira E. Yellin Community Leadership Award from Gov. Jerry Brown.

David Bohnett To Receive AJC Los Angeles' Ira E. Yellin Community Leadership Award

January 16, 2014 — Gov. Jerry Brown will join local visionaries Wallis Annenberg and Eli and Edye Broad at a gala dinner Jan. 29 to present the award.

Philanthropy Needs to Do More to Back Research About Gun Violence

December 12, 2013 — We in the foundation world must do more to finance research that helps us understand the impact that access to firearms has on public safety.

Michael Fleming Receives 2013 JAG Special Leadership Award

December 5, 2013 — The JAG Special Leadership Award is designated for a leader whose influence in his or her own organization–and the broader philanthropic field–has made a positive change for inclusiveness.

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