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
Beyond Emancipation Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $150,000 Over two years to support Alameda County's foster youth to enroll and succeed in post-secondary programs
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Fullerton, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $50,000 To support foster youth to graduate from college
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
Extraordinary Families Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $125,000 To recruit and support families for foster youth and support youth aging out of foster care
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
Fostering Media Connections Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $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 2019 $200,000 Over two years to provide long-term one-on-one mentoring and support to at-risk youth and families
Friends of the Children Seattle Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $130,000 Over two years to provide long-term mentoring for at-risk children in King County, WA
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 Avenues for Youth Portland, OR, USA Foster Youth 2019 $100,000 To support youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Portland, OR
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
Pivotal San Jose, CA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $250,000 Over two years to support foster youth to graduate from high school, gain meaningful work experience, and enroll in post-secondary education
Ryther Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2019 $40,000 To provide intensive mental health services to help children heal from past abuse or neglect
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