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Recent Grants

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In 2021, The May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust awarded 188 grants totaling $24,189,378, with an average grant award size of $128,667 and an average annual grant payment of $79,272.

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
Autistic Self Advocacy Network Washington, DC, USA Disabilities 2022 $100,000 To develop tools and resources for Autism self-advocates to respond to inequities due to the intersection of race and disability
Blue Star Recyclers Colorado Springs, CO, USA Disabilities 2022 $100,000 To promote inclusive employment for young adults with autism and other disabilities in electronics recycling companies
Columbus Community Center Salt Lake City, UT, USA Disabilities 2022 $110,000 Over two years to provide employment-related training, placement, and independent living services to young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Creative Growth Art Center Oakland, CA, USA Disabilities 2022 $100,000 Over two years to provide expressive and professional artistic opportunities for adults with disabilities
Disability:IN Alexandria, VA, USA Disabilities 2022 $500,000 Over two years to support businesses in achieving disability inclusion in the workplace
Mychal's Learning Place Hawthorne, CA, USA Disabilities 2022 $75,000 To provide independent living skills and job training and placement for young adults with developmental disabilities
National Ability Center Park City, UT, USA Disabilities 2022 $75,000 To provide sports, recreation, and educational programs for adults, families, and friends affected by a disability
Noah Homes Spring Valley, CA, USA Disabilities 2022 $45,000 To train professional caregivers to provide high quality residential and support services for adults with developmental disabilities
RespectAbilityUSA Los Angeles, CA, USA Disabilities 2022 $450,000 Over two years to provide public education and advocate for full inclusion of people with disabilities
The Arc of San Antonio San Antonio, TX, USA Disabilities 2022 $200,000 Over two years to provide services and support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
The Arc of the United States Washington, DC, USA Disabilities 2022 $400,000 Over two years to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to become valued members of their communities, with opportunities to realize their full potential and have a secure future
Amplify Life Reno, NV, USA Disabilities 2021 $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
Autistic Self Advocacy Network Washington, DC, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 To develop tools and resources for Autism self-advocates to respond to inequities due to the intersection of race and disability
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Berkeley, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $90,000 Over two years to provide sports, recreation, and outdoor adventures to people with physical and visual disabilities
Best Buddies International Miami, FL, USA Disabilities 2021 $375,000 Over two years to provide inclusive, supported employment opportunities in professional work environments for young adults with I/DD
Camp for All Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 Over two years to provide a barrier-free camp experience for adults and transitioning youth with disabilities
Canine Companions for Independence Santa Rosa, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $300,000 Over three years to provide trained assistance dogs for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing
Colorado State University Foundation Fort Collins, CO, USA Disabilities 2021 $50,000 To provide college transition and academic support for students with autism or brain injuries
Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Las Vegas, NV, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 Over two years to provide vocational training for transitioning youth and adults with autism in Nevada
HCC Foundation Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $50,000 To support independent living and workplace opportunities for college students with I/DD
Inclusion B.C. Society New Westminster, BC, Canada Disabilities 2021 $150,000 Over two years to be the convener, conduit, and collective public voice for local community agencies serving people with I/DD across British Columbia
Jewish Family Service Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $50,000 To provide emergency funds for laptops and zoom licenses for 10 staff members and the increase of staff hours and hiring of extra staff
Marbridge Foundation Inc. Manchaca, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $200,000 Over two years to provide adults with disabilities with training and education to achieve personal goals within a residential community setting
Marin Center for Independent Living San Rafael, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 To bridge the digital divide for people with disabilities and their families, paid caregivers, and provider support staff
Move United Rockville, MD, USA Disabilities 2021 $80,000 To encourage low-income young adults with disabilities to engage in sports
My Possibilities Plano, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $150,000 Over two years to provide employment services and support for adults with I/DD
New Directions for People with Disabilities Inc. Santa Barbara, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 Over two years to provide educational and inclusive travel opportunities for adults with disabilities
Outdoors For All Foundation Seattle, WA, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 Over two years to enrich the quality of life for adults and transitioning youth with disabilities through outdoor recreation
Power To Be Victoria, BC, Canada Disabilities 2021 $80,000 To provide inclusive adaptive recreation programming for adults with disabilities
RespectAbilityUSA Los Angeles, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 To provide public education and advocate for full inclusion of people with disabilities