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
Affordable Living for the Aging Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide low-income older adults with supportive housing and home-sharing facilitation
Alzheimer's Family Services Center Huntington Beach, CA, USA Elders 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide adult day programming and caregiver services to families impacted by dementia related illnesses
Art with Elders San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $40,000 Over two years to support older adults in senior centers and long-term care facilities to create and share their art
CAREGIVERS Volunteers Assisting the Elderly Ventura, CA, USA Elders 2019 $120,000 Over two years to provide trained volunteer support to enable homebound elders to live independently
Community Music Center San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $120,000 Over two years to foster community engagement and lifelong learning for older adults through choir participation
Experience Matters Phoenix, AZ, USA Elders 2019 $120,000 Over two years to leverage the skills and talents of adults age 50+ to build capacity of local nonprofits
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide comprehensive information, training, and support to family caregivers
Family Eldercare Inc. Austin, TX, USA Elders 2019 $200,000 Over two years to help elders age in place through coordination of and connections to needed services
Food For Thought Forestville, CA, USA Elders 2019 $125,000 Over two years to provide nutritious, medically tailored meals and congregate lunches for low-income elders
Friendship Center Santa Barbara, CA, USA Elders 2019 $40,000 To provide day programs and respite to support those living with dementia related illness and their caregivers
Grantmakers In Aging Arlington, VA, USA Elders 2019 $100,000 Over two years to support the field of philanthropy to address the transportation needs of older adults
Heart & Soul Salt Lake City, UT, USA Elders 2019 $100,000 Over two years to improve quality of life for elders in long-term care through high quality live entertainment
Hearts & Minds Activity Center San Jose, CA, USA Elders 2019 $104,000 Over two years to provide social day programs for elders with dementia and support for their family caregivers
Human Rights Watch New York, NY, USA Elders 2019 $120,000 To protect older adults in long-term care settings from neglect and overuse of anti-psychotic medications
Institute on Aging San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide necessary supports and services to enable older adults to age in place
Jewish Family and Children's Services San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide professional and volunteer support for frail elders and their caregivers
Jewish Family Services Vancouver, BC, Canada Elders 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide care management and comprehensive support services to elders and their families
Jumpstart Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2019 $100,000 To train older adult volunteers to help low-income preschoolers improve literacy/language skills
Justice In Aging Oakland, CA, USA Elders 2019 $150,000 To utilize training, policy innovation and litigation to inform and change systems affecting elders.
Live Oak Adult Day Services San Jose, CA, USA Elders 2019 $40,000 To provide adult day services, caregiver support and respite care to low-income families trying to prevent institutionalization of a loved one.
Meals on Wheels Diablo Region Walnut Creek, CA, USA Elders 2019 $120,000 Over two years to provide meals, comprehensive fall prevention services, and care management to older adults
Openhouse San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $250,000 Over two years to provide inclusive housing and supportive services for LGBT elders to age safely in place.
OPICA Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2019 $50,000 To provide day programs for elders with memory loss and dementia, and support services for caregivers
Our House of Portland Portland, OR, USA Elders 2019 $25,000 To provide housing and supportive services to formerly homeless older adults living with HIV/AIDS
Saint Barnabas Senior Services Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide health and wellness programs for elders living with chronic diseases
San Francisco Village San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide members opportunities to navigate programming and assistance to safely age in place.
Seniors' Resource Center Denver, CO, USA Elders 2019 $100,000 Over two years to provide care management and comprehensive support services to elders and their families
Stagebridge Oakland, CA, USA Elders 2019 $40,000 To engage seniors in performing arts and enrich quality of life in long-term care
Store To Door Portland, OR, USA Elders 2019 $70,000 Over two years to provide volunteer-based grocery shopping and delivery, and friendly visits to homebound elders
The Eden Alternative Rochester, NY, USA Elders 2019 $125,000 To foster culture change in long-term care facilities toward the adoption of person-directed care