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. 

Grantee Total Amount Program(s)
St. Joseph’s Family Center $221,500 Essential Human Services
Start Small Think Big Inc. $425,000 Pathways for Success
StarVista $214,000 Essential Human Services
Strive for College Collaborative $48,370 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Sunnyvale Community Services $465,000 Essential Human Services
SunWork Renewable Energy Projects $71,207 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
SV@Home $0
Tahirih Justice Center $183,250 Pathways for Success, Essential Human Services
Teach for America – Bay Area $167,475 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Teen Success, Inc. $134,072 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
The Art of Yoga Project $49,661 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
The Commonwealth Club of California $25,541 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
The Education Trust-West $415,000 English Learners
The Greater LA Education Foundation $300,000 English Learners
The Health Trust $717,411 Essential Human Services, Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
The Unity Care Group $246,782 Essential Human Services, Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
TheatreWorks $3,908,148 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
THINK Together $130,314 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
Thrive Alliance $127,690 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc. $342,000 Essential Human Services
Today’s Youth Matter $79,350 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
uAspire $70,000 Postsecondary Success
UnidosUs $175,000 English Learners
UNITE-LA INC $200,000 English Learners
United States Fund for UNICEF $1,500,000 Oceans
United Way of The Bay Area $290,509 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Upwardly Global $59,141 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit, Essential Human Services
Vision Literacy and Adult Literacy $47,310 Sobrato Centers for Nonprofit
Voices College Bound Language Academy $335,000 Essential Human Services, Postsecondary Success
WeHOPE $15,000 Essential Human Services
Program Total Amount
Postsecondary Success $3,502,500
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