What We Fund

Sobrato Philanthropies works in three core areas: investing in Silicon Valley, advancing English Learners in California, and committing to Sustainability. In addition, the family gives individually and explores special initiatives to meet critical societal or environmental needs.

Below is a list of our current community grantees across our different program areas, as of 2021.

Grantee Total Amount Program(s)
EdSource $250,000 English Learners
Education Pioneers $100,000 Postsecondary Success
Family Giving Tree $183,586 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. $204,000 Essential Human Services
First Place for Youth $180,000 Pathways for Success
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. (FLY) $694,176 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
Friends for Youth $21,000 Essential Human Services
FSG $25,000 English Learners
Gardner Family Health Network $377,500 Essential Human Services
GO Public Schools $40,000 English Learners
Golden State Opportunity $165,000 Pathways for Success
Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo & Marin Counties $300,000 Pathways for Success
Gooru $267,636 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Grail Family Services $167,500 Essential Human Services
Grameen America $520,000 Pathways for Success
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees $2,015,000 Essential Human Services
GreatNonprofits $99,482 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. – East Bay Silicon Valley $278,141 Essential Human Services, Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Healthier Kids Foundation $148,000 Essential Human Services
Healthright 360 $51,096 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley $30,000
HomeFirst Services of Santa Clara County $585,439 Essential Human Services, Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Hope Rehabilitation Services $137,237 Essential Human Services, Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Hopewell Fund $100,000 Pathways for Success
Housing for Independent People, Inc. $131,692 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Housing Industry Foundation $213,750 Essential Human Services
Human Investment Project $488,000 Essential Human Services, Pathways for Success
Hunger at Home $15,000 Essential Human Services
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area $188,250 Essential Human Services
Inner City Advisors $440,000 Pathways for Success
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