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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
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
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