Thursday, October 04, 2007
Mountain View Voice Mountain View Voice: Philanthropy giant opens local HQ (October 5, 2007): "The foundation controls $1.9 billion in 1,400 different funds that go to just about any social service or nonprofit imaginable, including children's clubs, art centers and health programs. Its latest donation to a Mountain View nonprofit was $15,000 to the Peninsula Youth Theatre earlier this year. The seven-story building was donated by the Sobrato family, real estate developers and major contributors to the foundation. The building was then sold, and the foundation now leases the second and third stories to house 100 staff members. One of the main benefits to Mountain View residents can be found inside the building, where seven meeting rooms can be used by local community groups, complete with audio-visual equipment"