May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust


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Recent Grants

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In 2018, The May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust awarded 139 grants totaling $18,857,130, with an average grant award size of $135,663 and an average annual grant payment of $78,720.

The list below details all grants approved since 2014, representing the Trust’s current interests. The list can be filtered by Funding Priority.

Organization Location Program Year Amount Purpose
Amplify Life Reno, NV, USA Disabilities 2018 $60,000 Over two years to ensure that individuals with I/DD live quality lives, filled with meaningful relationships, skills, and opportunities to learn, work, and grow
BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society Victoria, BC, Canada Disabilities 2018 $10,000 To support participation in the 2019 Zero project Conference
BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society Victoria, BC, Canada Disabilities 2018 $200,000 Over two years to provide case management/navigation services for Indigenous adults with disabilities on reservations and in the community
Becoming Independent Santa Rosa, CA, USA Disabilities 2018 $75,000 To help people with I/DD to live more meaningful and productive lives in the community
Best Buddies International Miami, FL, USA Disabilities 2018 $300,000 Over two years to provide inclusive, supported employment opportunities in professional work environments for young adults with I/DD
Bet Tzedek Los Angeles, CA, USA Disabilities 2018 $150,000 Over two years to provide free legal services to low-income adults with I/DD and their families/caregivers
Canadian National Institute for the Blind Vancouver, BC, Canada Disabilities 2018 $100,000 Over two years to provide post-vision loss career support for adults in British Columbia
Canine Companions for Independence Santa Rosa, CA, USA Disabilities 2018 $200,000 Over two years to provide trained assistance dogs for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona Tucson, AZ, USA Disabilities 2018 $200,000 Over two years to provide services and support for adults who are deaf, deaf-blind, or deaf-disabled
Columbus Community Center Salt Lake City, UT, USA Disabilities 2018 $50,000 To provide employment-related training and placement services for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and engage potential employers
Community Entry Services Riverton, WY, USA Disabilities 2018 $150,000 Over two years to empower adults with disabilities to maximize their independence and lead satisfying and productive lives in the community
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Yorktown Heights, NY, USA Disabilities 2018 $50,000 Over two years to enrich the lives of adults with multiple disabilities including visual impairment
Highline College Foundation Des Moines, WA, USA Disabilities 2018 $100,000 Over two years to empower transitioning youth to bridge successfully into the community by offering professional-technical certificates in an inclusive college setting
Lanakila Pacific Honolulu, HI, USA Disabilities 2018 $100,000 Over two years to provide services and activities for adults with disabilities to enhance employment opportunities, community inclusion, and overall quality of life
Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities Bethesda, MD, USA Disabilities 2018 $200,000 Over two years to transform the lives of young adults with disabilities through the power of a job
Mychal's Learning Place Hawthorne, CA, USA Disabilities 2018 $100,000 Over two years to provide independent living skills and job training/placement for young adults with DD
National Ability Center Park City, UT, USA Disabilities 2018 $150,000 Over two years to provide sports, recreation, and educational programs for adults, families, and friends affected by a disability
Noah Homes Spring Valley, CA, USA Disabilities 2018 $70,000 Over two years to provide residential and support services for adults with developmental disabilities
Plan Institute Vancouver, BC, Canada Disabilities 2018 $10,000 To support participation in the 2019 Zero project Conference
Plan Institute Vancouver, BC, Canada Disabilities 2018 $200,000 Over two years to empower families to plan and secure the future for their relative with a disability and to build supportive community connections