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May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

Recent Grantmaking

The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust typically awards between 150 to 200 grants per year. Recent grants approved in 2018 representing the Trust’s current interests are listed below.

A full listing of grants approved by the Trust in 2017 is available for download.

Foster Youth

The Adoption Exchange, Aurora, CO
$150,000 over two years to support the adoption of hard to place foster youth

Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia, Burnaby, BC, Canada
$100,000 over two years to support foster youth and adoptive families in British Columbia

Advancement Through Opportunity and Knowledge Inc., Los Angeles, CA
$150,000 over two years to support foster youth to graduate high school and succeed in post-secondary education

The Alliance for Children’s Rights, Los Angeles, CA
$250,000 over two years to ensure L.A’s foster youth have access to stable homes, health care, and education

Bridge Meadows, Portland, OR
$150,000 over two years to create and sustain intergenerational communities for foster youth, adoptive families, & elders

California Youth Connection, Oakland, CA
$200,000 over two years to develop foster youths’ leadership and advocacy skills

CASA of Los Angeles, Monterey Park, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors

CASA of Yellowstone County, Billings, MT
$60,000 over two years to provide foster youth with trained volunteers to serve as advocates and mentors

Center for Children & Youth Justice, Seattle, WA
$100,000 over two years to support foster, homeless, and juvenile justice-involved youth in Washington State

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
$80,000 over two years to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors

Child Bridge, Bigfork, MT
$30,000 to recruit and support foster and adoptive families in Montana

Children Now, Oakland, CA
$200,000 over two years to support policies and practices that improve children’s health, education, and well-being

College Success Foundation, Bellevue, WA
$50,000 to support Washington’s foster youth to enroll in and graduate from college

Court Appointed Special Advocates Of Travis County, Austin, TX
$100,000 over two years to support foster youth transitioning out of the foster care system

Covenant House Alaska, Anchorage, AK
$200,000 over two years to support Alaska’s youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Denver Indian Family Resource Center, Lakewood, CO
$50,000 to support vulnerable Native American families and prevent child welfare involvement

Family Builders, Oakland, CA
$100,000 over two years to find permanent families for children and youth in the Bay Area

Foster Youth in Action, Berkeley, CA
$120,000 over two years to develop foster youth advocacy skills and build capacity of foster youth-serving organizations

John Burton Advocates for Youth, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 to assist California’s foster and homeless youth access education, housing, and health services

Jumping Mouse Children’s Center, Port Townsend, WA
$100,000 over two years to provide therapy to at-risk children and support for their caregivers

Just In Time for Foster Youth, San Diego, CA
$120,000 over two years to support foster youth to achieve self-sufficiency

Kindering, Bellevue, WA
$30,000 to support the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers in foster care

Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco, CA
$300,000 over two years to support homeless youth and youth at-risk of homelessness in San Francisco

Los Angeles City College Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
$60,000 over two years to support current and former foster youth to enroll, persist, and graduate from college

National Center for Youth Law, Oakland, CA
$200,000 over two years to support the educational success of Arizona’s foster youth

New Mexico Child Advocacy Networks, Albuquerque, NM
$150,000 over two years to provide services to youth transitioning out of foster care

Project Avary, San Rafael, CA
$100,000 over two years to support the social-emotional development of youth with incarcerated parents

The RightWay Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide employment and mental health support for foster youth

Ryther, Seattle, WA
$40,000 to provide intensive mental health services to help children heal from past abuse or neglect

Safe & Sound, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over two years to prevent child abuse and promote healthy and stable families

San Francisco CASA Program, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors

Sanctuary of Hope, Los Angeles, CA
$35,000 to provide comprehensive support services to transition-age youth in South Los Angeles

Silicon Valley Children’s Fund, San Jose, CA
$100,000 to support foster youth to graduate from high school, gain meaningful work experience, and enroll in post-secondary education

Social Advocates for Youth, Santa Rosa, CA
$150,000 over two years to provide housing and supportive services to homeless and former foster youth

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 to prepare Los Angeles’ foster youth to successfully apply to and enroll in college

Urban Peak Denver, Denver, CO
$150,000 over two years to support Denver’s homeless youth and youth at risk of homelessness

Youth Law Center, San Francisco, CA
$190,000 over two years to ensure children in foster care have the committed and skilled care that they need to thrive

Elders

Affordable Living for the Aging, Los Angeles, CA
$50,000 to provide low-income older adults with supportive housing and home-sharing facilitation

Bread & Roses Presents, Corte Madera, CA
$80,000 over two years to improve quality of life for elders in long-term care through high quality live entertainment

Caring Across Generations, New York, NY
$500,000 over two years to advance state policies that support caregivers, elders, and people with disabilities

Center for Health Care Strategies, Hamilton, NJ
$102,000 to support state-level policy changes that address the needs of family caregivers

Community Living Campaign, San Francisco, CA
$140,000 over two years to support and empower older adults to plan for their care needs in order to safely age in place

Duet Partners In Health & Aging Inc, Phoenix, AZ
$120,000 over two years to provide volunteer-assisted transportation and support to homebound elders

ElderHelp, San Diego, CA
$120,000 over two years to support elders’ independence and quality of life by providing trained volunteer support

Encore.org, San Francisco, CA
$500,000 over two years to create a society that views older adults, as valuable intergenerational contributors

Experience Matters, Phoenix, AZ
$60,000 to leverage the skills and talents of adults age 50+ to build capacity of local nonprofits

Family Eldercare Inc, Austin, TX
$67,000 to help elders age in place through coordination of and linkages to needed services

Food For Thought, Forestville, CA
$35,000 to provide nutritious, medically tailored meals and congregate lunches for low-income elders

The Green House Project, Baltimore, MD
$500,000 over two years to deinstitutionalize long-term care and advance a person-centered approach in elder care

Heart & Soul, Salt Lake City, UT
$40,000 to improve quality of life for elders in long-term care through high quality live entertainment

Institute on Aging, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 to provide necessary supports and services to help enable older adults to age in place

Interfaith CarePartners Inc, Houston, TX
$70,000 over two years to provide social events and in-home care for elders with dementia, and respite for caregivers

Legal Services for Seniors, Seaside, CA
$60,000 over two years to provide free legal counseling and representation for low-income elders

LIFE ElderCare, Fremont, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide supportive transportation to low-income elders with limited mobility

Marin Humane Society, Novato, CA
$50,000 over two years to improve the health and quality of life of low-income seniors through pet care support

Missoula Aging Services, Missoula, MT
$120,000 over two years to provide critical direct services to support elders to safely age in place

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
$30,000 to engage elders and caregivers in a social and hands-on creative exploration of photography

Music & Memory Inc, Mineola, NY
$130,000 to enhance quality of life for elders in long-term care facilities through personalized music

Na Hoaloha-Maui Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Wailuku, HI
$120,000 over two years to provide trained volunteer support that enables homebound elders to live independently

National Council on Aging, Arlington, VA
$200,000 to support elders to make meaningful changes in their lives that cultivate health and longevity

OASIS, St. Louis, MO
$600,000 over two years to engage elders in lifelong learning, community service, and physical activity programs

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County, Pleasant Hill, CA
$150,000 over two years to support advocacy for residents of long-term care facilities

Pike Market Senior Center, Seattle, WA
$90,000 over two years to offer food, housing placement and retention support, and social programs for older adults

Pioneer Network In Culture Change, Rochester, NY
$100,000 to promote culture change and individualized, person-centered care

The Redwoods, Mill Valley, CA
$60,000 over two years to provide rental assistance to low-income seniors in independent and assisted living facilities

Respite and Research for Alzheimer’s Disease, San Jose, CA
$52,000 to provide social day programs for elders with dementia and support for their family caregivers

Senior Concerns, Thousand Oaks, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide supportive services for elders and family caregivers

TimeSlips Creative Storytelling, Milwaukee, WI
$75,000 to engage elders with memory loss and improve quality of life in long-term care settings

Veterans and Military Families

Blue Star Families, Encinitas, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide community connection and support to military families

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Houston, TX
$200,000 over two years to provide counseling, career support, housing and other assistance to low-income women veterans in the Houston area

Center for Investigative Reporting, Emeryville, CA
$50,000 to investigate and raise awareness of issues affecting veterans’ lives and benefits

Downtown Womens Center, Los Angeles, CA
$150,000 to provide rapid rehousing and case management to homeless female veterans in Los Angeles

Goodwill Industries of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
$50,000 to provide supportive services and employment training assistance to veterans and family members in New Mexico

Headstrong Project Inc, New York, NY
$100,000 to provide mental health care to post-9/11 veterans

Homes 4 Families, Woodland Hills, CA
$160,000 over two years to provide supportive services for veterans and families transitioning into permanent housing

Homeward Bound of Marin, Novato, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide housing and employment services to homeless veterans in Marin County

Inner City Law Center, Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide free legal services to homeless, low-income veterans in Los Angeles

Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse, NY
$200,000 over two years to assist transitioning service members, veterans, and their spouses to make a rapid transition to new living wage careers after military service in Hawai’i

Interfaith Community Services, Inc., Escondido, CA
$250,000 over two years to provide mental health services to low-income veterans in Northern San Diego County

Jonas Philanthropies Inc., New York, NY
$200,000 over two years to provide scholarships to doctoral-level nursing students pursuing veteran-focused healthcare careers

Law College Association of the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
$120,000 over two years to provide pro bono legal services for veterans through veterans treatment court in Arizona

LifeMoves, Menlo Park, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide homelessness services to veterans and their families in Silicon Valley

Military Child Education Coalition, Harker Heights, TX
$100,000 to provide expertise and support to military children and their families through schools

Military Transition Support Project, San Diego, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide transition assistance, referrals, and support to service members and their families during the transition to civilian life in San Diego

The Mission Continues, St. Louis, MO
$400,000 over two years to promote veteran reintegration through voluntary community service

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Arlington, VA
$100,000 to provide training for caregivers and family members supporting veterans with mental illness

National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations (NAVSO), Arlington, VA
$50,000 to provide information, support, and resources for organizations serving veterans nationwide

National Military Family Association, Alexandria, VA
$300,000 over two years to support military spouse education and professional training opportunities

Northwest Justice Project, Seattle, WA
$200,000 over two years to provide legal services to low-income veterans in Washington State

Peak Military Care Network, Colorado Springs, CO
$50,000 to provide a coordinated entry point to access services for military and service members, veterans, and their families in the Pikes Peak region

PsychArmor Institute, San Diego, CA
$100,000 to develop an online training course for Veteran Treatment Court volunteer mentors

Returning Veterans Project, Portland, OR
$45,000 to provide access to free, confidential therapeutic services for veterans and their families

San Diego Grantmakers, San Diego, CA
$30,000 over two years to increase capacity of service providers to reduce veteran homelessness in the San Diego area

Swords To Plowshares, San Francisco, CA
$500,000 over two years to provide legal services to homeless and low-income veterans throughout the Bay area

Veterans Legal Clinic – USD, San Diego, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide free legal services to veterans and advocate for veterans in GI Bill abuse cases

Veterans Transition Network, Vancouver, BC Canada
$50,000 to provide mental health care to assist Canadian veterans to integrate into communities

Worklife Institute, Houston, TX
$100,000 to provide career transition and supportive services to veterans and their spouses

 

Adults and Transitioning Youth with Disabilities

The Arc of the United States, Washington, DC
$800,000 over two years to support future care planning for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Amplify Life, Reno, NV
$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

BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society, Victoria, BC, Canada
$200,000 over two years to provide case management/navigation services for Indigenous adults with disabilities on reservations and in the community

Best Buddies International, Miami, FL
$300,000 over two years to provide inclusive, supported employment opportunities in professional work environments for young adults with I/DD

Becoming Independent, Santa Rosa, CA
$75,000 to help people with I/DD to live more meaningful and productive lives in the community

Bet Tzedek, Los Angeles, CA
$150,000 over two years to provide free legal services to low-income adults with I/DD and their families/caregivers

Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Vancouver, BC, Canada
$100,000 over two years to provide post-vision loss career support for adults in British Columbia

Canine Companions for Independence, Santa Rosa, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide trained assistance dogs for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Tucson, AZ
$200,000 over two years to provide services and support for adults who are deaf, deaf-blind, or deaf-disabled

Columbus Community Center, Salt Lake City, UT
$50,000 to provide employment-related training and placement services for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and engage potential employers

Community Entry Services, Riverton, WY
$150,000 over two years to empower adults with disabilities to maximize their independence and lead satisfying and productive lives in the community

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Yorktown Heights, NY
$50,000 over two years to enrich the lives of adults with multiple disabilities including visual impairment

Highline College Foundation, Des Moines, WA
$100,000 over two years to empower transitioning youth to bridge successfully into the community by offering professional-technical certificates in an inclusive college setting

Lanakila Pacific, Honolulu, HI
$100,000 over two years to provide services and activities for adults with disabilities to enhance employment opportunities, community inclusion, and overall quality of life

Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities, Bethesda, MD
$200,000 over two years to transform the lives of young adults with disabilities through the power of a job

Mychal’s Learning Place, Hawthorne, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide independent living skills and job training/placement for young adults with DD

National Ability Center, Park City, UT
$150,000 over two years to provide sports, recreation, and educational programs for adults, families, and friends affected by a disability

Noah Homes, Spring Valley, CA
$70,000 over two years to provide residential and support services for adults with developmental disabilities

Plan Institute, Vancouver, BC Canada
$200,000 over two years to empower families to plan and secure the future for their relative with a disability and to build supportive community connections

Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association, Denver, CO
$80,000 over two years to provide continuing education opportunities for adults with Down syndrome

Schurig Center for Brain Injury Recovery, Larkspur, CA
$80,000 over two years to provide a continuum of care for individuals with acquired brain injuries and their families

Special Olympics Washington, Seattle, WA
$150,000 over two years to provide inclusive sports and recreation opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities

St Madeleine Sophies Training Center, El Cajon, CA
$150,000 over two years to educate and empower adults with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential

University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
$200,000 over two years to provide customized technologies to improve the quality of life for adults with physical and developmental disabilities

US Business Leadership Network, Alexandria, VA
$500,000 over two years to support businesses in achieving disability inclusion in the workplace

VTC Enterprises, Santa Maria, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide life skills and employment training, placement/support for adults with disabilities

 

Discretionary Grants

BoardSource, Washington, DC
$2,500 for 2018 Membership Dues

Churchie Foundation Limited, East Brisbane, Australia
$375,000 over two years to provide scholarships and financial aid to students at Anglican Church Grammar School

Community Foundation of Mendocino County, Ukiah, CA
$100,000 to support Mendocino County fire recovery efforts.

Council on Foundations Inc, Arlington, VA
$19,600 for 2018 Membership Dues

Foundation Center, San Francisco, CA
$15,000 for Support for Foundation Center West

Funders Together to End Homelessness, Boston, MA
$3,000 for 2018 Membership Dues

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Washington, DC
$6,380 for 2018 Membership Dues

Grantmakers In Aging, Arlington, VA
$5,000 for 2018 Membership Dues

Grantmakers in the Arts, Bronx, NY
$1,000 for 2018 Membership Dues

GuideStar, Williamsburg, VA
$6,500 for 2018 Membership Dues

Lost Chord, Sheffield, United Kingdom
$100,000 over two years to provide interactive music programs for elders with dementia

North Coast Opportunities, Ukiah, CA
$100,000 to support recovery efforts in communities affected by fires

Northern California Grantmakers, San Francisco, CA
$14,250 for 2018 Membership Dues

PEAK Grantmaking, Washington, DC
$1,900 for 2018 Membership Dues

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
$25,000 to support equipment needs at the Stanley Smith Swimming Pool

Youth Transition Funders Group, Scarsdale, NY
$1,000 for 2018 Membership Dues

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