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
A Home Within San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $75,000 To provide mental health services for foster youth and support to the adults who care for them
Center for Sustainable Journalism - Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $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 2019 $70,000 Over two years to provide case management and transitional housing to former foster and homeless youth
Child Bridge Bigfork, MT, USA Foster Youth 2019 $80,000 Over two years to recruit and support foster and adoptive families in Montana
Children's Advocacy Institute San Diego, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $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 2019 $200,000 Over two years to ensure LGBTQ youth are safe and supported when in out-of-home care
Denver Indian Family Resource Center Denver, CO, USA Foster Youth 2019 $100,000 Over two years to support vulnerable Native American families and prevent child welfare involvement
First Place for Youth Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $250,000 Over two years to provide housing and wraparound services to youth transitioning from foster care
FosterClub Seaside, OR, USA Foster Youth 2019 $250,000 Over two years to support former foster youth to access and maintain health care coverage
Friends of the Children - National Office Portland, OR, USA Foster Youth 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide long-term one-on-one mentoring and support to at-risk youth and families
Homeless Youth Alliance San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $80,000 Over two years to provide supportive services to homeless youth in San Francisco
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $50,000 To support immigrant children and families within the child welfare system
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $250,000 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 2019 $100,000 To help foster youth gain job experience and prepare them for careers
Kindering Bellevue, WA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $80,000 Over two years to support the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers in foster care
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley San Jose, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $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 2019 $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 2019 $40,000 To support young mothers and their children who are at risk of child welfare involvement
New Door Ventures San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $250,000 Over two years to prepare youth for success in work and life through jobs, job training, and case management
Ryther Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $40,000 To provide intensive mental health services to help children heal from past abuse or neglect
San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $80,000 Over two years to provide career planning and paid internships to SFSU’s current and former foster youth
Sanctuary of Hope Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $70,000 Over two years to provide comprehensive support services to transition-age youth in South Los Angeles
SOAR for Youth Berkeley, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $80,000 Over two years to support foster youth to graduate from high school and enroll in college
Students Rising Above San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $100,000 Over two years to support foster youth to graduate from college and succeed in the workforce
The Mockingbird Society Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $150,000 Over two years to provide leadership development and advocacy training to foster and homeless youth
Treehouse Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $250,000 Over two years to support foster youth to graduate from high school
United Friends of the Children Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide education support and transitional housing for foster youth
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $150,000 Over two years to prepare Los Angeles’ foster youth to successfully apply to and enroll in college
Utah Health and Human Rights Salt Lake City, UT, USA Foster Youth 2019 $25,000 To support the healing and well-being of unaccompanied refugee minors and their foster families
YMCA of San Diego County San Diego, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $100,000 Over two years to support kinship caregivers in San Diego County