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)
Public Policy Institute of California $100,000 English Learner Advocacy
Puente De La Costa Sur $389,000 Thriving NonProfit Sector, Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Raising A Reader $234,512 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, COVID-19
Reach Institute for School Leadership $100,000 English Learner Advocacy
Reading Partners $139,724 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley $112,750 Essential Human Services
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center $520,000 Pathways for Success, COVID-19
Rocketship Education $269,676 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, COVID-19
Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area $15,000 COVID-19
Rotacare Bay Area, Inc. $35,683 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Ruby’s Place, Inc. $158,000 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Sacred Heart Community Service $296,000 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE) $127,500 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Samaritan House $347,250 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO) $22,506 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
San Jose Public Library Foundation $300,000 Pathways for Success
San Juan Bautista Child Development Center, Inc. $138,231 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance $133,250 Essential Human Services
Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) $21,457 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Santa Clara University $1,400,534 21st Century Education
Science Buddies $11,247 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties $480,500 Essential Human Services, COVID-19
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN) $102,500 Essential Human Services
SFMade $15,000 COVID-19
Silicon Schools Fund $2,000,000 21st Century Education
Silicon Valley Community Foundation $300,000 COVID-19
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits (SVCN) $20,253 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) $194,175 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) $220,788 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League (SVUDL) $84,386 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
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 $7,171,861
COVID-19 $2,430,000