How to Apply

The Sobrato Philanthropies Board of Trustees meets periodically throughout the year. There are no deadlines for grant submissions. Please review the grant eligibility requirements carefully before starting the application process. The Foundation may defer consideration of incomplete grant requests. All grant requests must be submitted through the online application. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Grantseekers can learn more about what we fund or apply at the links below.

Essential Human Services | Pathways for Success | Office Space | Conference Center

Grantee Total Amount Program(s)
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. $393,500 Essential Human Services
WestEd $100,000 English Learners
Working Solutions CDFI $400,000 Pathways for Success
Year Up Inc. $550,000 Pathways for Success
Yu-Ai Kai/Japanese American Community Senior Service of San Jose $92,000 Essential Human Services
YWCA Silicon Valley $300,500 Essential Human Services
Program Total Amount
Pathways for Success $8,680,000
Essential Human Services $22,215,050
Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit $16,174,582
English Learners $20,280,000
Family Giving $1,180,928
Oceans $13,700,000
Postsecondary Success $3,502,500