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)
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. $393,500 Essential Human Services
WestEd $100,000 English Learners
Working Solutions CDFI $400,000 Pathways for Success
Year Up Inc. $550,000 Pathways for Success
Yu-Ai Kai/Japanese American Community Senior Service of San Jose $92,000 Essential Human Services
YWCA Silicon Valley $300,500 Essential Human Services
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