Current Conference Center Grantees

Community Impact

During the 2018 calendar year, the Sobrato Foundation provided rent-free venues for 8,526 meetings held by Bay Area nonprofit organizations. From board retreats and staff meetings, to first aid trainings, task force convenings, and agency inservices, 172 discrete nonprofits booked more than 18,826 hours of free space in the Sobrato Community Conference Centers. The conference center program provided the sector with over $1.7M in savings through free rental space. Most nonprofits are frequent users, returning weekly, monthly, or annually for their various events.

Below is a list of Bay Area organizations that used free meeting space in 2018.

  • AARP Foundation TaxAide
  • Abode Services
  • ACE Charter Schools
  • ALearn Silicon Valley Education Foundation
  • All Stars Helping Kids
  • Alum Rock Counseling Center
  • Alum Rock School District
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Leadership Forum-Silicon Valley
  • Asian American Recovery Services - program of Health Right 360
  • Aspire University
  • Association for California School Administrators
  • Bay Area Tutoring Association
  • Bay Area Wilderness Training
  • Benetech
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area
  • Bill Wilson Center
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley
  • California Association of Food Banks
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Caminar for Mental Health
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of San Mateo County
  • Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY)
  • Center for Excellence in Nonprofits
  • Challenge Success
  • Charities Housing Development Corporation
  • Charles Armstrong School
  • Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
  • Child Care Coordinating Council (4Cs)
  • Citizen Schools
  • City of Redwood City
  • Civic Ventures
  • Clean Coalition
  • Community Gatepath
  • Community Initiatives
  • County of Santa Clara
  • CuriOdyssey
  • DivaDiversity
  • Downtown College Prep
  • Dress for Success San Francisco/San Jose
  • Education Française Bay Area
  • Embroiders Guild of America Inc.
  • EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
  • Essential Access Health
  • ETR Associates
  • Facing History and Ourselves
  • Family Giving Tree
  • Firelight Foundation
  • Footsteps Child Care Inc.
  • Fresh Lifelines for Youth
  • Girl Scouts of Northern California
  • Glenna Harris Guild
  • Golden Gate Regional Center
  • Gooru
  • Great Nonprofits
  • Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley
  • Harvard Business School Community Partners
  • Health Connected
  • HomeFirst
  • HOPE Services
  • Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • Housing Industry Foundation
  • Human Investment Project
  • Humane Society Silicon Valley
  • Innovate Public Schools
  • InnVision Shelter Network
  • Institute for Human and Social Development
  • Institute On Aging
  • JobTrain
  • Juma
  • Junior Achievement of Northern California
  • Kidango Inc.
  • KIPP Bay Area Schools
  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
  • LifeMoves
  • Maitri
  • Mental Health Association of San Mateo County
  • Mid-Peninsula Housing Services Corporation
  • Mission Increase Foundation
  • My New Red Shoes
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • National Center for Youth Law
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • New Teacher Center
  • Northern California Community Loan Fund
  • Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County
  • Opening Doors Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
  • Parents Helping Parents
  • Partners in School Innovation
  • Pathway Society Inc.
  • Peninsula Bridge
  • Peninsula College Fund
  • Peninsula Family Service
  • Peninsula Quilters
  • Perseverance Preparatory School
  • Pets In Need
  • Phase2Careers
  • PlaneTree Health Library
  • Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
  • Playworks
  • Project Sentinel
  • Public Allies
  • Raising a Reader
  • Reading Partners
  • Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
  • Respite and Research for Alzheimer
  • Rocketship Education
  • RotaCare Bay Area Inc.
  • Sacred Heart Community Service
  • Samaritan House
  • San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
  • San Juan Bautista Child Development Center
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education
  • Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
  • Satellite Healthcare
  • Science Buddies
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara
  • Silicon Schools Fund
  • Silicon Valley Children
  • Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits
  • Silicon Valley Education Foundation
  • Silicon Valley Urban Debate League
  • Sky's the Limit Fund
  • Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL)
  • Sourcewise
  • South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
  • StarVista
  • StreetCode Academy
  • Strive for College Collaborative
  • Summit Public Schools
  • SunWork
  • Supporting Mamas
  • SV Links
  • SV2 (Silicon Valley Venture Fund)
  • SV@Home
  • Teach for America Inc.
  • Teen Success Inc.
  • The Art of Yoga Project
  • The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disibilities
  • The Fit Kids Foundation
  • The Health Trust
  • The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study
  • TheatreWorks
  • Think Together
  • Thrive Alliance
  • Town Kitchen - Rendezvous Cafe
  • United Way Bay Area
  • Unity Care Group
  • Upwardly Global
  • Urban Habitat
  • Valle Monte League
  • Vascular Cures
  • Vida Verde Nature Education
  • Vision Literacy and Adult Literacy
  • Valley Medical Center (VMC) Foundation
  • Voices College-Bound Language Academy
  • Wildlife Conservation Network
  • Working Partnerships USA
  • Young Men's Christian Association of San Francisco
  • Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Silicon Valley