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
Abilities United Palo Alto, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide inclusive services and support for adults with disabilities
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Berkeley, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $80,000 Over two years to provide sports, recreation, & outdoor adventures to people with physical & visual disabilities
Becoming Independent Santa Rosa, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $150,000 Over two years to support people with I/DD through job training and community-based employment
Camp for All Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide a barrier-free camp experience for adults and transitioning youth with disabilities
Disabled Sports USA Rockville, MD, USA Disabilities 2019 $160,000 Over two years to encourage low-income young adults with disabilities to engage in sports
Freedom Service Dogs Englewood, CO, USA Disabilities 2019 $50,000 To provide custom-trained service dogs for people with disabilities
HCC Foundation Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to support independent living and workplace opportunities for college students with I/DD
Inclusion B.C. Society New Westminster, BC, Canada Disabilities 2019 $120,000 Over two years to be the convener, conduit, and collective public voice for local Community Living member agencies serving people with disabilities across British Columbia
Jewish Family Service Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $300,000 Over two years to provide life skills training and supported employment opportunities to adults with disabilities, and family support
L.A. GOAL Culver City, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $80,000 Over two years to provide client-centered services and support for adults with developmental disabilities
Marbridge Foundation Inc. Manchaca, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide adults with disabilities with training and education to achieve personal goals within a residential community setting
My Possibilities Plano, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide employment services and support to enable adults with I/DD to achieve their maximum potential and lead fulfilling lives in the community
National Sports Center for the Disabled Denver, CO, USA Disabilities 2019 $40,000 To provide high quality accessible, adaptive outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation programs for adults with disabilities
New Directions for People with Disabilities, Inc. Santa Barbara, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide educational and inclusive travel opportunities for adults with disabilities
Outdoors For All Foundation Seattle, WA, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to enrich the quality of life for adults and transitioning youth with disabilities through outdoor recreation
Pacific Assistance Dogs Society Burnaby, BC, Canada Disabilities 2019 $40,000 To breed, train, place, and support certified service dogs to increase the independence of people living with disabilities
Rainbow Acres Camp Verde, AZ, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide a residential and therapeutic care community for adults with I/DD
RespectAbilityUSA Rockville, MD, USA Disabilities 2019 $400,000 Over two years to provide public education and advocate for full inclusion of people with disabilities
San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind San Antonio, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide school to work transition services and training for young adults with visual impairment and/or other disabilities
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center Phoenix, AZ, USA Disabilities 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide vocational and life skills training and support for transitioning adults with autism spectrum disorder
Special Olympics Arizona Phoenix, AZ, USA Disabilities 2019 $360,000 Over two years to provide inclusive sports and fitness opportunities for adults with and without intellectual disabilities in Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii
Special Olympics Texas Austin, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $70,000 To provide inclusive sports and fitness opportunities for adults with and without I/DD in Texas
Taft College Foundation Taft, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide a transition to independent living program for post-secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities
The Arc California Sacramento, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $200,000 Over two years to advocate for and protect the rights of people with I/DD and support their full inclusion in the community
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Seattle, WA, USA Disabilities 2019 $80,000 Over two years to promote workplace advancement and full participation in the community for adults who are deaf-blind
University Of Delaware Newark, DE, USA Disabilities 2019 $300,000 Over two years to provide leadership training and support for emerging nonprofit leaders of organizations serving adults with I/DD
University of Montana Foundation Missoula, MT, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 To improve quality of life for people with disabilities in rural areas of Montana
Vancouver Community College Foundation Vancouver, BC, Canada Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide experiential vocational employment education and training for students with DD
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