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)
Jewish Vocational and Career Counseling Service $300,000 Pathways for Success
Juma Ventures $200,000 Pathways for Success
Kara $65,600 Essential Human Services
Kara $54,720 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
KIPP Bay Area Schools $235,000 21st Century Education, COVID-19
Kiva Microfunds $320,000 Pathways for Success, COVID-19
Langham Partnership USA $8,328 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Latino Community Foundation $100,000 Thriving NonProfit Sector
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley $230,000 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County $188,940 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
LIFE ElderCare $55,750 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
LifeMoves $465,500 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Literacy Lab $73,800 Essential Human Services
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen $122,250 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Loyola Marymount University $650,000 English Learner Advocacy
Maitri $127,500 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Martha’s Kitchen $65,100 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
MayView Community Health Center, Inc. $102,500 Essential Human Services
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club $113,400 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
My New Red Shoes $281,220 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
New Teacher Center $337,068 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, 21st Century Education
New Venture Fund $150,000 English Learner Advocacy
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence $172,600 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Northern California Community Loan Fund $30,000 Thriving NonProfit Sector
NPower $225,000 Pathways for Success, COVID-19
Oakland Public Education Fund $50,000 English Learner Advocacy
On-Site Dental Care Foundation $82,000 Essential Human Services
Opportunity Fund Community Development $25,000 COVID-19
Pacific Links Foundation $11,247 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Parents Helping Parents, Inc (PHP) $299,931 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 $880,000
Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit $8,087,566
COVID-19 $2,430,000