Community Grantees

The Sobrato Family Foundation (SFF) is the part of the Sobrato Philanthropies focusing on empowering low-income, underserved, and at-risk populations in local communities within the three largest Silicon Valley counties. Since 2004, SFF has been making strategic, responsive, in-kind, and general operating support grants. Below is a list of our current community grantees across our different program areas. To learn more about current grantees in a particular program, visit the program page.

Grantee Total Amount Program(s)
Able Works $320,000 Pathways for Success, COVID-19
Abode Services $35,000 COVID-19
Ace Charter School $225,000 21st Century Education, COVID-19
Acknowledge Alliance $59,450 Essential Human Services
Advancement Project $500,000 English Learner Advocacy
Alameda County Community Food Bank $291,250 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Alder Graduate School of Education $150,000 21st Century Education
ALearn (aka Silicon Valley Education Foundation) $157,850 Essential Human Services
All Good Work $50,000 Thriving NonProfit Sector
American Leadership Forum – Silicon Valley $66,453 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Apoyo Legal Migrante Asociado (ALMA) $15,500 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Bay Area Tutoring Association $11,514 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Bay Area Wilderness Training $33,181 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bay Area $115,278 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
Bill Wilson Center $275,695 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Thriving NonProfit Sector, COVID-19
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley $163,482 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula $530,500 21st Century Education, Essential Human Services
Braven Incorporated $750,000 Pathways for Success
Breakthrough Silicon Valley $123,000 Essential Human Services
Building Skills Partnership $400,000 Pathways for Success
California Association for Bilingual Education $645,000 English Learner Advocacy
California Budget & Policy Center $125,000 English Learner Advocacy
California Charter Schools Association $125,000 21st Century Education
Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation $75,000 English Learner Advocacy
Californians for Justice Education Fund $150,000 English Learner Advocacy
Californians Together $925,000 English Learner Advocacy
CASA of San Mateo County $63,828 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County $465,500 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Center for Employment Opportunities $250,000 Pathways for Success
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits (CEN) $84,708 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Program Total Amount
21st Century Education $6,075,534
English Learner Advocacy $3,895,000
Pathways for Success $7,360,000
Essential Human Services $430,500
Essential Human Services $9,480,000
Thriving NonProfit Sector $680,000
Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit $7,171,861
COVID-19 $1,840,000