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David Bohnett CyberCenter

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David Bohnett CyberCenter

The David Bohnett Wireless CyberCenter, located within the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity provides the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community and their allies with the resources to further meet the primary academic mission of the university. It allows students, staff, faculty members, and researchers easy, accessible technology in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere.

The computers and other resources provided by the David Bohnett Foundation increase our ability to sustain and develop community; the person-to-person connection with the added technology interface. The David Bohnett Foundation is a grant-making organization with a $30-million endowment dedicated to improving society through social activism. The Foundation makes grants to national organizations that focus their efforts for the creation and support of David Bohnett CyberCenters in Southern California and to local LGBT Centers across the country.

In 1994, David Bohnett founded GeoCities, a successful Internet-based media and e-commerce company acquired by Yahoo! in 1999. In the course of his career, David became keenly aware of what the Internet can contribute toward facilitating change. He has made it the mission of the foundation established in his name to ensure that the LGBT community is well positioned to leverage the transformative power of the Web.

The CyberCenter was made possible by a grant from the David Bohnett Foundation. We are very grateful to the Foundation for their generous support!


Monday - Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

David Bohnett Foundation

David Bohnett and the David Bohnett Foundation are committed to improving society through social activism.

They pursue our mission by providing funding, state-of-the-art technology and technical support to innovative organizations and institutions that, in addition to meeting our funding guidelines, share our vision. David Bohnett is a philanthropist and technology entrepreneur committed to effecting positive change through community building and social activism. In addition to serving as Chair of the David Bohnett Foundation, he is the Chairman of the Executive Committee on the Board of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and Trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the University of Southern California (USC).

Since 1999, the David Bohnett Foundation has provided funding, state-of-the-art technology and technical support to hundreds of innovative organizations and institutions in several primary funding areas: The Fund for Los Angeles, supporting a broad spectrum of arts, educational and civic programs including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LACMA and CicLAvia; LGBT-related causes; graduate school leadership programs at the University of Michigan, UCLA, NYU and Harvard; voting rights and registration initiatives; supporting research and public policies to reduce the toll of firearm violence; and more.