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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
Community Solutions New York, NY, USA Veterans 2014 $50,000 To provide technical support that improves direct service providers' efficacy in resolving veteran homelessness
Farmer Veteran Coalition Davis, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $60,000 To connect veterans pursuing careers in the agricultural industry with mentoring and resources
Green Doors Austin, TX, USA Veterans 2014 $35,000 To provide housing and supportive services through the Veterans Re-entry Program
Human Rights Watch New York, NY, USA Veterans 2014 $75,000 To end the practice and address the repercussions of retaliation on survivors who report MST
Interfaith Community Services, Inc. Escondido, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $75,000 To provide individual and group mental health services to veterans in transitional housing
Jonas Philanthropies Inc. New York, NY, USA Veterans 2014 $80,000 Over two years to provide scholarships to doctoral-level students pursuing veteran-focused healthcare
Law College Association of the University of Arizona Tucson, AZ, USA Veterans 2014 $35,000 To provide support for the Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Arizona
Military Child Education Coalition Harker Heights, TX, USA Veterans 2014 $55,000 To provide school-based support for military children and their families
Military Transition Support Project San Diego, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $42,000 To establish a coordinated infrastructure to support service members' transition to civilian life
National Military Family Association Alexandria, VA, USA Veterans 2014 $120,000 Over two years to provide scholarship funding for higher education to the spouses of military personnel
New Directions for Veterans Los Angeles, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $75,000 To support single veterans and veterans with families to overcome homelessness
Outward Bound Albany, NY, USA Veterans 2014 $25,000 To provide overnight outdoor education experiences that help to restore well-being
Project Sanctuary Granby, CO, USA Veterans 2014 $50,000 To provide therapeutic retreats for military families and up to two years of follow-up support
Returning Veterans Project Portland, OR, USA Veterans 2014 $20,000 To provide access to free, confidential therapeutic services for veterans and their familes
Student Veterans of America Washington, DC, USA Veterans 2014 $150,000 To support student veterans to transition into and complete higher education successfully
Swords To Plowshares San Francisco, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $200,000 Over two years to provide legal aid to veterans in order to acquire or retain V.A. benefits
The Pathway Home Yountville, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $75,000 To provide intensive recovery, resiliency, and reintegration therapy for combat veterans
United States Veterans Initiative Los Angeles, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $70,000 To provide transitional housing and supportive services to homeless female veterans
United Through Reading San Diego, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $20,000 To unite families separated by deployments using video-recorded read-alouds
USC School of Social Work Los Angeles, CA, USA Veterans 2014 $500,000 To provide scholarships for veterans and military family members for the Masters in Social Work with Military Social Work Sub-Concentration