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Recent Grants

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In 2019, The May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust awarded 165 grants totaling $21,004,607, with an average grant award size of $127,301 and an average annual grant payment of $75,016.

The list below details all grants approved since 2014, representing the Trust’s current interests. The list can be filtered by Funding Priority.

In addition to those grants listed for 2020, the Trust awarded COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants of $10,000 each for general operating support to 197 current grantees for a total of $1,970,000. More information on the Trust's pandemic response can be found on the COVID-19 Response page.

Organization Location Program Year Amount Purpose
Northern California Grantmakers San Francisco, CA, USA Discretionary 2014 $12,000 2014 Membership Dues
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children Parramatta, Australia Discretionary 2014 $40,000 Over two years to educate children and youth with sensory impairments and intellectual disabilities
The Salvation Army - Bahamas Division Nassau, The Bahamas Discretionary 2014 $40,000 Over two years to provide individualized instruction and skills training to students with visual impairments
Affordable Living for the Aging Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2014 $50,000 To assist elders to age-in-place by providing supportive housing and home-share facilitation
Alzheimer's Family Services Center Huntington Beach, CA, USA Elders 2014 $100,000 Over two years to provide high quality care for elders with dementia and support for their family members and caregivers
Bread & Roses Presents Corte Madera, CA, USA Elders 2014 $70,000 Over two years to improve the quality of life for isolated older adults by bringing high quality live music and art into long-term care facilities
Community Living Campaign San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2014 $50,000 To support and empower older adults to plan for their care needs in order to safely age-in-place
Cultivate Boulder, CO, USA Elders 2014 $40,000 Over two years to promote health, independence, well-being, and volunteer opportunities for older adults
Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Fremont, CA, USA Elders 2014 $600,000 To renovate the Siena building and adjacent outdoor area to house a new dementia-specific adult day program
ElderHelp San Diego, CA, USA Elders 2014 $100,000 Over two years to support elders' independence and improve their quality of life by pairing elders with trained and dedicated volunteer caregivers
Encore.org San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2014 $400,000 Over two years to provide older adults with the opportunities to pursue "encore careers"
EngAGE Burbank, CA, USA Elders 2014 $50,000 To offer high quality lifelong learning opportunities for low-income elders residing in affordable housing projects
Family Eldercare Inc Austin, TX, USA Elders 2014 $35,000 To help elders age-in-place through coordination of and linkages to needed services
Friendship Center Santa Barbara, CA, USA Elders 2014 $60,000 Over two years to provide high quality day programs, respite, and support for family caregivers
Institute of Medicine Washington, DC, USA Elders 2014 $100,000 Over two years to conduct a comprehensive Study on Family Caregiving in the United States
Jewish Coalition for Literacy San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2014 $50,000 To provide community engagement opportunities for older adults through tutoring K-3 children to improve literacy
Jewish Family and Children's Services San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2014 $250,000 Over two years to engage volunteers to help ensure that frail elders have the necessary in-home care and support to age-in-place safely
Jewish Family Services Agency of Vancouver Vancouver, BC, Canada Elders 2014 $40,000 To provide care management and comprehensive supportive services to elders
Jumpstart Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2014 $100,000 Over two years to train older adult volunteers to help low-income preschoolers build their language and literacy skills
Live Oak Adult Day Services San Jose, CA, USA Elders 2014 $35,000 To provide quality day care for low-income, frail, disabled elders, and respite for their caregivers