NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Delphi Ventures
FUNDING AREAS: Policy and Global, Veterans, Bay Area Community
OVERVIEW: James Bochnowski and family do their grantmaking through the Bochnowski Family Foundation, which gave away $451,000 in a recent year. The family supports right-of-center policy organizations. Bochnowski’s board memberships include the board of overseers of Hoover Institution.
BACKGROUND: James J. Bochnowski has a B.S. in aerospace engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard School of Business. He was an army officer and a missile systems engineer at the United States Army Missile Intelligence Directorate. He co-founded Technology Ventures Investors and began investing in medical companies in 1981. He founded Delphi Ventures in 1988.
POLICY & GLOBAL: Bochnowski sits on the board of the Hoover Institution, which he supports. Bochnowski and family, via their foundation, support policy organizations, particularly those with right-of-center views. Grantees include The Heritage Foundation; Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Americans for Prosperity, which “protects the American dream by fighting each day for lower taxes, less government regulation and economic prosperity for all”; and Goldwater Institute, which “advocates public policies with emphasis on empowering states to thwart overreach by the federal government.”
The family supports Grameen Foundation and other global organizations.
VETERANS: Grantees include Navy SEAL Foundation and Intrepid Museum Foundation.
BAY AREA COMMUNITY: Support has gone to Bay Area organizations Habitat - Greater SF Bay Area.
LOOKING FORWARD: Expect Bochnowski to stick with his interest areas, particularly policy.
Bochnowski Family Foundation
28 Camino Por Los Arboles
Atherton, CA 94027