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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 2019, representing the Trust’s current interests. The list can be filtered by Funding Priority.

Organization Location Program Year Amount Purpose
Bridges from School to Work Bethesda, MD, USA Disabilities 2022 $200,000 Over two years to transform the lives of young adults with disabilities through employment
HCC Foundation Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2022 $100,000 Over two years to provide post-secondary transition programs and support services for individuals with IDD
Jewish Family Service (Houston, TX) Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2022 $300,000 Over two years to provide life skills training and supported employment opportunities to adults with disabilities, and ongoing family support
Lanakila Pacific Honolulu, HI, USA Disabilities 2022 $50,000 To provide services and supports for adults with disabilities to enhance employment opportunities, community inclusion, and overall quality of life
National Sports Center for the Disabled Denver, CO, USA Disabilities 2022 $40,000 To provide high quality accessible, adaptive outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation programs to individuals living with disabilities
Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association Denver, CO, USA Disabilities 2022 $100,000 Over two years to provide continuing education opportunities for adults with Down syndrome
Special Olympics Washington Seattle, WA, USA Disabilities 2022 $75,000 To provide inclusive sports and recreation opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities
The Arc California Sacramento, CA, USA Disabilities 2022 $200,000 Over two years to advocate for and protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and support their full inclusion in the community
World Institute on Disability Berkeley, CA, USA Disabilities 2022 $125,000 To provide self-directed, online planning tools and information on employment, health coverage options, disability benefits, and community living
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