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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 2014, representing the Trust’s current interests. The list can be filtered by Funding Priority.

Organization Location Program Year Amount Purpose
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
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Milpitas, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $80,000 Over two years to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors
Child Bridge Bigfork, MT, USA Foster Youth 2021 $50,000 To recruit and support foster and adoptive families in Montana
Children Now Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $200,000 Over two years to support policies and practices that enhance child well-being
Children's Advocacy Institute San Diego, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $150,000 Over two years to ensure the interests of foster youth are adequately addressed in court and in legislation
Children's Rights New York, NY, USA Foster Youth 2021 $200,000 Over two years to ensure youth are safe and supported when in out-of-home care
Community Housing Partnership San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $40,000 To provide supportive housing to homeless transitional age youth
Denver Indian Family Resource Center Denver, CO, USA Foster Youth 2021 $150,000 Over two years to support and strengthen Native American families and prevent child welfare involvement
Extraordinary Families Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $200,000 Over two years to recruit and support families for foster youth and support youth aging out of foster care
Foster Youth in Action Berkeley, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $30,000 To provide virtual programming and social support to foster youth during the pandemic
FosterClub Seaside, OR, USA Foster Youth 2021 $250,000 Over two years to connect current and foster youth to resources and support foster youth leaders to advocate for policy change
Friends of the Children - National Office Portland, OR, USA Foster Youth 2021 $50,000 To provide academic support and connections to needed resources for youth and their families
Homeless Youth Alliance San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $30,000 To provide supportive services to homeless youth in San Francisco
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $220,000 Over two years to assist California's foster and homeless youth access education, housing, and health care
Juma Ventures San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $50,000 To help foster youth gain job experience and prepare them for careers
Kindering Bellevue, WA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $80,000 Over two years to support the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers in foster care
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $40,000 To support homeless youth and youth at-risk of homelessness in San Francisco
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley San Jose, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $150,000 Over two years to provide legal education and free civil legal services for transition-age foster youth
Legal Services for Children San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $250,000 Over two years to provide free legal representation and social work services to children and youth
Mountain Home Montana Inc. Missoula, MT, USA Foster Youth 2021 $30,000 To support young mothers and their children who are at risk of child welfare involvement
National Center for Youth Law Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2021 $200,000 Over two years to improve the educational outcomes of Arizona’s foster youth