Funding priorities

Funding Priorities

Recent Grants

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2023 - The May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

159

Total Grants

$20,140,417

Total Awarded

$126,669

Avg Award Size

The list below details all grants approved since 2019, representing the Trust’s current interests. The list can be filtered by Funding Priority.

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Organization Location Program Year Amount Duration Purpose
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Berkeley, CA Disabilities 2024 $90,000 2 years To provide sports, recreation, and outdoor adventures to individuals with disabilities
Bet Tzedek Los Angeles, CA Disabilities 2024 $150,000 2 years To provide free legal services to low-income adults with IDD and their families/caregivers in the LA area
Beyond Emancipation Oakland, CA Foster Youth 2024 $150,000 2 years To support foster youth as they transition to adulthood
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County San Diego, CA Veterans 2024 $125,000 2 years To provide mentoring support for military children in the San Diego area
BoardSource Washington, DC Discretionary 2024 $3,500 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
California Youth Connection Emeryville, CA Foster Youth 2024 $250,000 2 years To develop foster youths' leadership and advocacy skills
Candid New York, NY Discretionary 2024 $19,621 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
CAREGIVERS Volunteers Assisting the Elderly Ventura, CA Older Adults 2024 $75,000 1 year To provide trained volunteer support that enables homebound elders to live independently
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Houston, TX Veterans 2024 $100,000 1 year To provide counseling, career support, housing, and other assistance to homeless women veterans in the Houston area
Channel Islands YMCA Youth and Family Services Carpinteria, CA Foster Youth 2024 $70,000 2 years To provide comprehensive services to foster and homeless youth
Columbus Community Center Salt Lake City, UT Disabilities 2024 $110,000 2 years To provide employment-related training and independent living services to young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Council on Criminal Justice Washington, DC Veterans 2024 $100,000 1 year To decrease the number of incarcerated veterans through advocacy efforts to reform the criminal justice system, community policing, and how veterans transition into communities
Council on Foundations Inc. Philadelphia, PA Discretionary 2024 $19,000 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
Council on Quality and Leadership Towson, MD Disabilities 2024 $260,000 2 years To provide leadership training and support for emerging nonprofit leaders of organizations serving adults with IDD
Creative Growth Art Center Oakland, CA Disabilities 2024 $100,000 2 years To strengthen professional opportunities and advance the inclusion of artists with developmental disabilities in contemporary art
Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired Ltd. Pokfulam, Hong Kong Discretionary 2024 $30,000 1 year To provide swimming and braille translation programs for visually impaired children
Empowered Aging Pleasant Hill, CA Older Adults 2024 $80,000 1 year To support workforce development of direct care workers, quality care for residents of long-term care facilities and to prevent abuse of older adults across three counties
Empowered Aging Pleasant Hill, CA Older Adults 2024 $100,000 1 year To support the Elder Justice program in investigating elder abuse and supporting victims of abuse across Solano County
Exponent Philanthropy Washington, DC Discretionary 2024 $1,000 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco, CA Older Adults 2024 $140,000 2 years To provide comprehensive information, training, and support to family caregivers
Family Eldercare Inc. Austin, TX Older Adults 2024 $250,000 2 years To help vulnerable elders to age in place through access to coordinated supportive services
Foster Forward East Providence, RI Discretionary 2024 $5,000 1 year 2024 Membership Dues for Youth Transition Funders Group
Fostering Media Connections Los Angeles, CA Foster Youth 2024 $150,000 2 years To deepen understanding of child welfare, youth justice, and youth homelessness issues
Friends for Life Waco, TX Disabilities 2024 $100,000 2 years To provide direct services, care coordination, money management, and advocacy that support individuals with disabilities to live independently for as long as possible
Friends of the Children - National Office Portland, OR Foster Youth 2024 $200,000 2 years To provide long-term one-on-one mentoring and support to at-risk youth and their families
Funders for LGBTQ Issues New York, CA Discretionary 2024 $2,500 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
Funders Together to End Homelessness Boston, MA Discretionary 2024 $3,000 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
Generations United Washington, DC Older Adults 2024 $600,000 3 years To provide tools and resources to promote the importance of intergenerational connection
Grantmakers In Aging White Plains, NY Discretionary 2024 $5,500 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
Grantmakers In Aging White Plains, NY Discretionary 2024 $10,000 1 year To support the 2024 conference and housing workgroup
Greater Horizons Kansas City, MO Foster Youth 2024 $100,000 1 year To support a pooled fund which distributes grants to programs that promote educational success for foster youth
Groundworks New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Discretionary 2024 $1,500 1 year 2024 Membership Dues
Headstrong Project Inc. Flushing, NY Veterans 2024 $200,000 1 year To provide mental health care to veterans in the Western U.S.
Heart & Soul Salt Lake City, UT Older Adults 2024 $100,000 2 years To improve quality of life for elders in long-term care through high quality live entertainment
Hire Heroes USA Alpharetta, GA Veterans 2024 $400,000 2 years To provide career services to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses that empower them to succeed in the civilian workforce
Institute on Aging San Francisco, CA Older Adults 2024 $200,000 2 years To provide necessary supports and services to assist in caregiving and well-being of elders
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco, CA Discretionary 2024 $10,000 1 year To support the 2024 Blueprint for Foster Youth College & Career Success Conference
La Plaza de Encuentro Gathering Place Albuquerque, NM Older Adults 2024 $200,000 2 years To provide training to a culturally competent Spanish speaking direct care workforce
Marbridge Foundation Inc. Manchaca, TX Discretionary 2024 $5,000 1 year To support the CoACT Project Leadership Symposium
Meals on Wheels Diablo Region Walnut Creek, CA Older Adults 2024 $160,000 2 years To provide community engagement, fall prevention, and care management services to older adults
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