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Recent Grants

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In 2021, The May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust awarded 188 grants totaling $24,189,378, with an average grant award size of $128,667 and an average annual grant payment of $79,272.

The list below details all grants approved since 2019, representing the Trust’s current interests. The list can be filtered by Funding Priority.

Organization Location Program Year Amount Purpose
Outward Bound LaGrangeville, NY, USA Veterans 2022 $100,000 To support veteran mental health and reintegration through outdoor education experiences
Project Sanctuary Granby, CO, USA Veterans 2022 $200,000 Over two years to assist in the reintegration of military families through therapeutic retreats and support
PsychArmor Institute San Diego, CA, USA Veterans 2022 $100,000 Over two years to support organizational sustainability in providing free veteran-focused training programs
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA Veterans 2022 $500,000 Over two years to support expansion of the Peer Advisors for Veterans Education in the Western U.S.
Veterans Transition Network Vancouver, BC, Canada Veterans 2022 $150,000 Over two years to provide mental health care to assist Canadian veterans to reintegrate into their communities
Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Sheridan, WY, USA Veterans 2022 $80,000 Over two years to provide services and housing to homeless veterans throughout Wyoming
West Texas Counseling & Guidance Inc. San Angelo, TX, USA Veterans 2022 $150,000 Over two years to provide counseling and mental health services to service members, veterans, and their families in the Permian Basin region in Texas and New Mexico
Amplify Life Reno, NV, USA Disabilities 2021 $60,000 Over two years to ensure that individuals with I/DD live quality lives filled with meaningful relationships, skills, and opportunities to learn, work, and grow
Autistic Self Advocacy Network Washington, DC, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 To develop tools and resources for Autism self-advocates to respond to inequities due to the intersection of race and disability
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Berkeley, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $90,000 Over two years to provide sports, recreation, and outdoor adventures to people with physical and visual disabilities
Best Buddies International Miami, FL, USA Disabilities 2021 $375,000 Over two years to provide inclusive, supported employment opportunities in professional work environments for young adults with I/DD
Camp for All Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 Over two years to provide a barrier-free camp experience for adults and transitioning youth with disabilities
Canine Companions for Independence Santa Rosa, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $300,000 Over three years to provide trained assistance dogs for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing
Colorado State University Foundation Fort Collins, CO, USA Disabilities 2021 $50,000 To provide college transition and academic support for students with autism or brain injuries
Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Las Vegas, NV, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 Over two years to provide vocational training for transitioning youth and adults with autism in Nevada
HCC Foundation Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $50,000 To support independent living and workplace opportunities for college students with I/DD
Inclusion B.C. Society New Westminster, BC, Canada Disabilities 2021 $150,000 Over two years to be the convener, conduit, and collective public voice for local community agencies serving people with I/DD across British Columbia
Jewish Family Service Houston, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $50,000 To provide emergency funds for laptops and zoom licenses for 10 staff members and the increase of staff hours and hiring of extra staff
Marbridge Foundation Inc. Manchaca, TX, USA Disabilities 2021 $200,000 Over two years to provide adults with disabilities with training and education to achieve personal goals within a residential community setting
Marin Center for Independent Living San Rafael, CA, USA Disabilities 2021 $100,000 To bridge the digital divide for people with disabilities and their families, paid caregivers, and provider support staff