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Location and Transportation | 2019 Annual Conference


Accessibility | Hotel Reservations

Driving Directions | Parking | Transit, Shuttle & Lyft

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport | 1770 South Amphlett Blvd San Mateo, California 94402


We welcome the opportunity to make this event more accessible! Please refrain from wearing scented products, so that people with chemical sensitivities can join us. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Please request ASL interpreting or open captioning by Friday, April 12th. You can submit other requests to Phuong Quach at or by including it in your conference registration.


Hotel Reservations

Reserve a room at the conference hotel, the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, by clicking here to book on-line or by calling Marriott Reservations at 866-263-1461 and reference the Northern California Grantmakers room block. Be sure to book by April 1, 2019 to receive the group rate of $179 plus tax (Single or Double room).


Driving Directions

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport | 1770 South Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402 | Phone: 650-653-6000

The hotel entrance is located on the south side (Concar Dr. side) of the hotel.

Note: There are many Marriott hotels in the region. Please be sure you source directions for the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport.




Self-parking at the San Mateo Marriott is complimentary for Northern California Grantmakers attendees.  Please pull a parking ticket from the gate when you arrive at the hotel.  Bring your ticket to the conference registration desk for self-parking validation. 

Valet parking is also available at the hotel.  Should you opt for valet parking, the cost is $30 for overnight parking and $15-30 for day guests, depending on length of stay.   There is no validation available for valet parking.


Transit, Shuttle & Lyft

Transit: The closest public transit hub to the San Mateo Marriott is the Millbrae Station. Both BART and CalTrain service this station. There are three options to transfer from the Millbrae BART/CalTrain station to the hotel

Conference Shuttle: The morning conference shuttle bus departs from Millbrae Station East Plaza for the hotel from 8:00 am – 10:00 am. The afternoon conference shuttle departs from the hotel main entrance from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. To get on the bus, find the bus ambassador on the ground to meet you at The East Plaza. The conference shuttle is not wheelchair accessible. To arrange for wheelchair accessible transportation, please contact Phuong Quach at

Lyft: Use the conference code NCGAPRIL23 for a complimentary ride between the Millbrae station and the San Mateo Marriott (either direction). The code will be active from 7:30 am – 7:00 pm on April 23rd. Find step-by-step directions here. 

Hotel Shuttle: The hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from SFO Airport and Airport BART station (Departure Level, Center Island). The Hotel Shuttle departs from hotel main drive from 5:00 am - 10:00 pm at 15 min after the hour. Reservations are not required. The hotel shuttle is wheelchair accessible. For more information or hotel shuttle status, please see the hotel front desk.

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