Information about the Trust's COVID-19 Response.

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Recent Grants

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In 2020, The May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust awarded 187 grants totaling $22,913,798, with an average grant award size of $122,534 and an average annual grant payment of $71,719. Including COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants described below, grantmaking in 2020 totaled $24,848,798.

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

In addition to those grants listed for 2020, the Trust awarded COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants of $10,000 each for general operating support to 197 current grantees for a total of $1,970,000. More information on the Trust's pandemic response can be found on the COVID-19 Response page.

Organization Location Program Year Amount Purpose
Amplify Life Reno, NV, USA Disabilities 2020 $25,000 To provide needed technology, software, training, art supplies, care packages, and work projects for online and remote support of clients
BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society Victoria, BC, Canada Disabilities 2020 $50,000 To play a leading role in British Columbia and across Canada to provide information and recommendations to governments from an Indigenous disability perspective during the pandemic crisis.
BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society Victoria, BC, Canada Disabilities 2020 $200,000 Over two years to provide case management/navigation services for Indigenous Canadian adults with disabilities on reservations and in the community
Bet Tzedek Los Angeles, CA, USA Disabilities 2020 $40,000 To expand organization’s capacity of its virtual clinic, address emerging public benefits needs, and step up statewide advocacy efforts
Bet Tzedek Los Angeles, CA, USA Disabilities 2020 $150,000 Over two years to provide free legal services to low-income adults with I/DD and their families/caregivers
Bridges from School to Work Bethesda, MD, USA Disabilities 2020 $200,000 Over two years to transform the lives of young adults with disabilities through employment
Canadian National Institute for the Blind Vancouver, BC, Canada Disabilities 2020 $100,000 Over two years to provide post-vision loss career support for adults in British Columbia
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona Tucson, AZ, USA Disabilities 2020 $50,000 To provide services for the Deaf and DeafBlind clients through social media platforms and one on one video conversation; assistance in helping these individuals to access critical resources such as food, rent, utilities and medicine; and additional needs
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona Tucson, AZ, USA Disabilities 2020 $300,000 Over three years to provide services and support for adults who are deaf, deaf-blind, or deaf-disabled
Colorado State University Foundation Fort Collins, CO, USA Disabilities 2020 $100,000 Over two years to provide college transition and academic support for students with autism or brain injuries
Community Entry Services Riverton, WY, USA Disabilities 2020 $225,000 Over three years to provide comprehensive services and supports for adults with disabilities
Creative Growth Art Center Oakland, CA, USA Disabilities 2020 $25,000 To acquire and deliver Chromebooks to 40 client artists, iPads for instructors to enable online facilitation and artistic programming, and professional-grade art supply kits to 120 client artists at home
Disability:IN Alexandria, VA, USA Disabilities 2020 $500,000 Over two years to support businesses in achieving disability inclusion in the workplace
East Bay Innovations San Leandro, CA, USA Disabilities 2020 $380,000 Over two years to expand private-pay individualized care management by trained local service providers
Freedom Service Dogs Englewood, CO, USA Disabilities 2020 $100,000 Over two years to provide custom-trained service dogs for adults with disabilities
Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Las Vegas, NV, USA Disabilities 2020 $50,000 To provide vocational training for transitioning youth and adults with autism
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Yorktown Heights, NY, USA Disabilities 2020 $50,000 Over two years to provide guide dogs to adults with multiple disabilities that include visual impairment
Highline College Foundation Des Moines, WA, USA Disabilities 2020 $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
Inclusion B.C. Society New Westminster, BC, Canada Disabilities 2020 $30,000 To provide communications through various channels and social media, advocacy outreach to access new community supports and resources, and policy advice to all levels of government regarding COVID-19 challenges
Lanakila Pacific Honolulu, HI, USA Disabilities 2020 $100,000 Over two years to provide services and supports for adults with disabilities to enhance employment opportunities, community inclusion, and overall quality of life