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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
Alliance for Children's Rights Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $250,000 Over two years to ensure LA's foster youth have access to stable homes, health care, and education
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Travis County Austin, TX, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 Over two years to support Travis County youth transitioning out of the foster care system
Family Builders Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 Over two years to support foster and adoptive families and youth in the Bay Area
Homeless Youth Alliance San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 Over two years to provide supportive services to homeless youth in San Francisco
Imagine Los Angeles Inc. Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $150,000 To help individuals and families understand and navigate local, state, and federal benefits
National Low Income Housing Coalition Washington, DC, USA Foster Youth 2022 $200,000 To prevent evictions and ensure housing stability for households affected by the pandemic
Safe & Sound San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $350,000 Over two years to prevent child abuse and support vulnerable families to become healthy and stable
Youth Law Center San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $200,000 Over two years to ensure foster youth have the committed and skilled care that they need to thrive
Beyond Emancipation Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $185,000 Over two years to support foster youth to transition to independence
Center for Children & Youth Justice Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 Over two years to support foster, homeless, and juvenile justice-involved youth in Washington State
First Place for Youth Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $250,000 Over two years to provide housing and wraparound services to youth transitioning from foster care
Fostering Media Connections Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $120,000 Over two years to use solution-based journalism to advance child welfare reform
Friends of the Children - National Office Portland, OR, USA Foster Youth 2022 $200,000 Over two years to provide long-term one-on-one mentoring and support to at-risk youth and families
Greater Horizons Kansas City, MO, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 To implement a pooled fund to distribute grants to foster youth campus support programs
HomeRise San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $125,000 To provide supportive housing to homeless transitional age youth
Juma Ventures San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 To help foster youth gain job experience and prepare them for careers
On The Move Napa, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $200,000 Over two years to support foster youth to successfully transition into independent adulthood
Public Counsel Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $300,000 Over two years to protect the legal rights of foster and guardianship youth in Los Angeles
The Teen Project Inc. Sun Valley, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $100,000 To provide drug treatment, housing, and support to former foster youth and homeless youth
United Friends of the Children Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2022 $250,000 Over two years to provide education support and transitional housing for foster youth
A Home Within Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $50,000 To provide mental health services for foster youth for as long as needed
Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia Burnaby, BC, Canada Foster Youth 2021 $120,000 Over two years to support foster youth and adoptive families in British Columbia
Advancement Through Opportunity and Knowledge Inc. Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $150,000 Over two years to support foster youth to graduate high school and succeed in post-secondary education
Alliance for Children's Rights Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $25,000 To ensure L.A.'s foster youth have access to stable homes, health care, and education
Beyond Emancipation Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $40,000 To provide comprehensive support to Alameda County's foster youth
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Fullerton, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $120,000 Over two years to support foster youth to graduate from college and prepare them to thrive after graduation
California Youth Connection Emeryville, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $250,000 Over two years to develop foster youths' leadership and advocacy skills
Center for Children & Youth Justice Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $50,000 To support foster, homeless, and juvenile justice-involved youth in Washington State
Center for Sustainable Journalism - Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $115,000 To use solution-based journalism to advance child welfare reform in New Mexico
Channel Islands YMCA Youth and Family Services Santa Barbara, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $90,000 Over two years to provide case management and transitional housing to former foster and homeless youth