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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
Lost Chord Sheffield, United Kingdom Elders 2014 $36,000 To provide interactive music programs for elders living with dementia
Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego, CA, USA Elders 2014 $25,000 To engage older adults in a creative and social exploration of photography and visual arts
Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Carson City, NV, USA Elders 2014 $35,000 To promote health, independence, well-being, and volunteer opportunities for older adults
OASIS St. Louis, MO, USA Elders 2014 $300,000 To provide opportunities for elders to learn, improve health, and serve the community
OPICA Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2014 $100,000 Over two years to provide affordable adult day care and other programs for elders with dementia and supportive services for family caregivers
Peninsula Jewish Community Center Foster City, CA, USA Elders 2014 $50,000 To provide high quality day programs and transportation to assist elder to access social activities and shopping assistance
Saint Barnabas Senior Services Los Angeles, CA, USA Elders 2014 $80,000 To provide health and wellness programs for elders living with chronic diseases
San Francisco Bay Area Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2014 $25,000 To provide personal and meaningful social interaction to isolated older adults
Senior Concerns Thousand Oaks, CA, USA Elders 2014 $120,000 Over two years to offer diverse programs for seniors and family caregivers that enhance health, wellbeing, and social integration
SF-Marin Food Bank San Francisco, CA, USA Elders 2014 $150,000 Over two years to provide nutritious food for low-income elders in San Francisco and Marin counties to help maintain their health and independence
Sound Generations Seattle, WA, USA Elders 2014 $60,000 To support family caregivers through coordinated intake, assessment, and services
Stagebridge Oakland, CA, USA Elders 2014 $40,000 Over two years to engage older adults in performing arts and enrich quality of life in long-term care and community settings
The Eden Alternative Rochester, NY, USA Elders 2014 $100,000 To foster culture change in long-term care facilities toward the adoption of person-directed care
The Senior Hub Thornton, CO, USA Elders 2014 $120,000 Over two years to reduce isolation, enhance independence and well-being, and promote volunteerism among older adults
Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition Sedona, AZ, USA Elders 2014 $30,000 To help older adults maintain optimal independence and experience a better quality of life
West Marin Senior Services Point Reyes Station, CA, USA Elders 2014 $80,000 Over two years to provide care management and supportive services to help rural elders age-in-place
A Home Within San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $150,000 Over two years to provide mental health services for foster youth and support to the adults who care for them
Alliance for Children's Rights Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $100,000 To protect the rights of impoverished, abused, and neglected children and youth
Beyond Emancipation Oakland, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $25,000 To prepare Alameda County's foster youth to successfully transition to adulthood
Bridge Meadows Portland, OR, USA Foster Youth 2014 $50,000 To foster a multi-generational supportive community for foster youth, adoptive families, & elders