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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
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
San Francisco CASA Program San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $80,000 Over two years to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors
San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $30,000 To create a system of support that meets the needs of former foster youth enrolled at SFSU
Sanctuary of Hope Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $30,000 To provide comprehensive support services to foster youth in South Los Angeles
Silicon Valley Children's Fund San Jose, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $25,000 To ensure foster youth are supported and prepared to graduate high school
Social Advocates for Youth Santa Rosa, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $75,000 To provide transitional housing and wraparound services to former foster youth
Students Rising Above San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $100,000 Over two years to support at-risk youth to graduate from college and succeed in the workforce
Treehouse Seattle, WA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $150,000 Over two years to provide academic support and enrichment to foster youth
United Friends of the Children Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $200,000 Over two years to support foster youth to become self-sufficient adults
University of California Davis Davis, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $60,000 To support current and former foster youth to enter and succeed in graduate school
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $75,000 To assist foster youth to become competitive applicants for college admission
Youth Law Center San Francisco, CA, USA Foster Youth 2014 $95,000 To protect children in the foster care system and ensure they receive the support they need
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County San Diego, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $50,000 To support a mentoring program for military children in the San Diego area
Campus Compact of the Mountain West Denver, CO, USA Veterans 2014 $12,000 To raise public awareness of the experiences of military-connected individuals using theater
Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families Los Angeles, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $50,000 To develop, refine, and disseminate military social worker training tools
Center for Investigative Reporting Emeryville, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $75,000 To research and raise awareness of for-profit colleges' exploitation of veterans' GI Bill benefits
Chrysalis Santa Monica, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $100,000 Over two years to provide employment and job placement services to homeless and low-income veterans