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
Arc of Ventura County Ventura, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide competitive wage jobs for young adults with I/DD in local mid-size companies
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
Blue Star Recyclers Colorado Springs, CO, USA Disabilities 2019 $200,000 Over two years to promote inclusive employment for young adults with autism and other disabilities in electronics recycling companies
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
Columbus Community Center Salt Lake City, UT, USA Disabilities 2019 $110,000 Over two years to provide employment-related training and placement services for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and engage potential employers
Creative Growth Art Center Oakland, CA, USA Disabilities 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide expressive and professional artistic opportunities for adults 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
HCC Foundation Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2019 $10,000 To support travel expenses for the 2020 Zero Project Conference
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
Minor League Baseball Charities St. Petersburg, FL, USA Disabilities 2019 $75,000 To raise community awareness and inclusion, and help increase social and employment opportunities for adults with I/DD
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
Power To Be Victoria, BC, Canada Disabilities 2019 $160,000 Over two years to provide inclusive adaptive recreation programming for adults 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