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
Child Welfare Initiative Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $100,000 To identify gaps in the child welfare system and create initiatives to address these gaps
CSU Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Fullerton, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $50,000 To support foster youth to graduate from college
Family Builders Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $50,000 To find permanent families for children and youth in the foster care system
Family Programs Hawai'i Honolulu, HI, USA Foster Youth 2014 $40,000 To strengthen and support children and families involved in the child welfare system
First Place for Youth Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $200,000 Over two years to provide housing and wraparound services to youth transitioning from foster care
Foster Youth in Action Berkeley, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $50,000 To develop the leadership and advocacy skills of current and former foster youth
Fostering Media Connections Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $35,000 To use solution-based journalism to advance child welfare reform
Friends of the Children - National Office Portland, OR, USA Foster Youth 2014 $50,000 To provide long-term one-on-one mentoring and support to at-risk youth
Friends of Wednesday's Child Dallas, TX, USA Foster Youth 2014 $75,000 To transform the lives of children in foster care through education
Game Theory Academy Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $20,000 To improve the economic decision-making skills of at-risk youth
Jumping Mouse Children's Center Port Townsend, WA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $70,000 Over two years to provide mental health therapy to at-risk children and support for their caregivers
Legal Services for Children San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $150,000 Over two years to provide free legal representation and social work services to children and youth
Los Angeles City College Foundation Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $25,000 To support current and former foster youth to enroll, persist, and graduate from college
National Center for Youth Law Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $300,000 Over two years to improve the educational outcomes of foster youth
New Door Ventures San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $150,000 Over two years to prepare youth for success in work and life through jobs, job training, and case management
On The Move Napa, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $450,000 To support foster youth to successfully transition into independent adulthood
Peace4Kids Compton, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $100,000 Over two years to provide support, enrichment, and community to foster youth in South Los Angeles
Public Counsel Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $100,000 To protect the legal rights of disadvantaged children
Ryther Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $25,000 To provide intensive mental health services to help children heal from past abuse or neglect
Safe & Sound San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $50,000 To prevent child abuse and promote healthy and stable families