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David Bohnett Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

David Bohnett Foundation

245 S. Beverly Dr.

Beverly Hills, CA United States 90212-3807

URL: www.bohnettfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $21,141,844

Total giving: $3,813,650

EIN

954735846

BRIDGE Number

1848971132

Additional Contact Information

E-mail for David Bohnett, Chair.: david.bohnett@yahoo.com

Background

Established in 1999 in CA and DE - Founded by David C. Bohnett, co-founder of GeoCities, an Internet-based media and e-commerce company.

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to improve society through social activism. The foundation supports: 1) Positive portrayals of gays and lesbians in the media; 2) The reduction and elimination of the manufacture and sale of handguns; 3) Eliminating the rare animal trade; 4) Los Angeles organizations that are working to better the civic and cultural life of all who call L.A. home; and 5) Voter registration activities.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Antidiscrimination
  • Communication media
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • LGBTQ rights
  • Voter education and registration
Population Groups
  • Families
  • LGBTQ people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $21,141,844 (market value)

Gifts received: $10,000,000

Expenditures: $20,946,709

Total giving: $3,813,650

Qualifying distributions: $4,357,390