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May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

Recent Grantmaking

The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust typically awards approximately 200 grants per year. Recent grants approved in 2017 representing the Trust’s current interests are listed below.

A full listing of grants approved by the Trust in 2016 is available for download.

Foster Youth

 

A Home Within, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over two years to provide mental health services for foster youth and support to the adults who care for them

At The Crossroads, San Francisco, CA
$120,000 over two years to support youth to transition from homelessness to stable housing and improved well-being

Bay Area Legal Aid, Oakland, CA
$250,000 over two years to provide civil legal assistance to homeless and former foster youth

Beyond Emancipation, Oakland, CA
$150,000 over two years to prepare Alameda County’s foster youth to successfully transition to adulthood

CASA of Los Angeles, Monterey Park, CA
$50,000 to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors

CASA of Yellowstone County, Billings, MT
$30,000 to provide foster youth with trained volunteers to serve as advocates and mentors

The Center for Children & Youth Justice, Seattle, WA
$50,000 to reduce the number of children in the King County foster care system

Center For Youth Wellness, San Francisco, CA
$250,000 over two years to increase awareness of and improve the treatment of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Channel Islands YMCA Youth and Family Services, Santa Barbara, CA
$70,000 over two years to provide supportive transitional housing to former foster and homeless youth

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
$40,000 to provide foster youth with trained volunteers who serve as advocates and mentors

Children’s Advocacy Institute, San Diego, CA
$75,000 to ensure the interests of foster youth are adequately addressed in court and in legislation

Children’s Rights, New York, NY
$100,000 to ensure transgender youth have safe and supportive out-of-home care

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

Community Housing Partnership, San Francisco, CA
$250,000 over two years to provide supportive housing to homeless transitional age youth

Court Appointed Special Advocates Of Travis County, Austin, TX
$50,000 to support foster youth transitioning out of the foster care system

CSU Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation, Fullerton, CA
$100,000 over two years to support foster youth to graduate from college

Family Programs Hawai’i, Honolulu, HI
$55,000 to strengthen and support children and families involved in Hawai’i’s child welfare system

First Place for Youth, Oakland, CA
$250,000 over two years to provide housing and wraparound services to youth transitioning from foster care

FosterClub, Seaside, OR
$100,000 to support former foster youth to have access to health care coverage

Fostering Media Connections, Los Angeles, CA
$120,000 over two years to use solution-based journalism to advance child welfare reform

Foundation for California Community Colleges, Sacramento, CA
$65,000 to support foster youth to enroll in community college and attain post-secondary degrees

Friends of the Children – National Office, Portland, OR
$150,000 over two years to provide long-term one-on-one mentoring and support to at-risk youth

Friends of the Children Seattle, Seattle, WA
$100,000 over two years to provide long-term mentoring for at-risk children in King County, WA

Game Theory Academy, Oakland, CA
$30,000 to improve the financial stability and security of foster youth

Homeless Youth Alliance, San Francisco, CA
$80,000 over two years to provide supportive services to homeless youth in San Francisco

Imagine Los Angeles Inc, Los Angeles, CA
$40,000 to provide comprehensive support to families headed by youth leaving foster care

Legal Services for Children, San Francisco, CA
$250,000 over two years to provide free legal representation and social work services to children and youth

The Mockingbird Society, Seattle, WA
$150,000 over two years to provide leadership development and advocacy training to foster and homeless youth

New Door Ventures, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years to prepare youth for success in work and life through jobs, job training, and case management

On The Move, Napa, CA
$150,000 over two years to support foster youth to successfully transition into independent adulthood

Peace4Kids, Compton, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide support, enrichment, and community to foster youth in South Los Angeles

Promises2Kids Foundation, San Diego, CA
$150,000 over two years to support foster youth to prepare for and enroll in post-secondary education

Public Counsel, Los Angeles, CA
$300,000 over two years to protect the legal rights of foster and guardianship youth in Los Angeles

The RightWay Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
$50,000 to provide employment, life skills training, and mental health support to foster youth

SOAR for Youth, Berkeley, CA
$30,000 to support foster youth to graduate from high school and enroll in college

Students Rising Above, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 over two years to support foster youth to graduate from college and succeed in the workforce

The Teen Project Inc, Sun Valley, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide drug treatment, housing, and support to youth aging out of foster care

Treehouse, Seattle, WA
$200,000 over two years to support foster youth to graduate from high school

United Friends of the Children, Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide education support and supportive transitional housing for foster

University of California Merced Foundation, Merced, CA
$40,000 to support foster youth to enroll in and graduate from college

YMCA of San Diego County, San Diego, CA
$100,000 over two years to support kinship caregivers in San Diego County

Elders

 

Art with Elders, San Francisco, CA
$40,000 over two years to connect the generations through programs that celebrate the wisdom, creativity, and talent of older adults in senior centers and long-term care facilities

CAREGIVERS Volunteers Assisting the Elderly, Ventura, CA
$120,000 over two years to provide trained volunteer support to enable homebound elders to live independently

EngAGE, Burbank, CA
$300,000 over two years to offer high quality lifelong learning for low-income elders residing in affordable housing

Experience Matters, Phoenix, AZ
$100,000 to leverage the skills and talents of adults age 50+ to build capacity of local nonprofits

Family Caregiver Alliance, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide comprehensive information, training, and support to family caregivers

Friendship Center, Santa Barbara, CA
$50,000 over two years to provide high quality adult day programs, respite, and support for family caregivers

Grantmakers In Aging, Arlington, VA
$85,000 to support the field of philanthropy to address the transportation needs of rural Americans

The Green House Project, Baltimore, MD
$250,000 to advance person-centered long-term care through the development of small households

Heart & Soul, Salt Lake City, UT
$25,000 to improve quality of life for elders in long-term care through high quality live entertainment

Interfaith Carepartners Inc, Houston, TX
$25,000 to provide social events and in-home care for elders with dementia, and respite for caregivers

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco, CA
$130,000 over two years to engage older adults as literacy tutors for K-3 schoolchildren

Jewish Family and Children’s Services, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide professional and volunteer support for frail elders and their caregivers

Jewish Family Services Agency of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC Canada
$80,000 over two years to provide care management and comprehensive support services to elders and their families

Jumpstart, Los Angeles, CA
$150,000 over two years to train older adult volunteers to help low-income preschoolers improve literacy/language

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services, Walnut Creek, CA
$120,000 over two years to provide meals, comprehensive fall prevention services, and care management to older adults

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley, Salinas, CA
$50,000 to provide home-delivered meals and a friendly visit for homebound older adults

Nevada Rural Counties RSVP, Carson City, NV
$100,000 over two years to support elders and caregivers to meet basic needs and facilitate older adult volunteerism

OASIS, St. Louis, MO
$300,000 to engage elders in lifelong learning, community service, and physical activity programs

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County, Concord, CA
$50,000 to support advocacy for vulnerable residents of long-term care facilities

OPICA, Los Angeles, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide day programs for elders with memory loss and dementia, and support services for family caregivers

Path With Art, Seattle, WA
$50,000 over two years to provide high quality arts education programs for low-income, formerly homeless elders

Pioneer Network In Culture Change, Rochester, NY
$75,000 to promote culture change and individualized, person-centered care in long-term care settings

Peninsula Jewish Community Center, Foster City, CA
$50,000 to offer social programs and supported transportation for older, non-driving adults

Project Open Hand, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide healthy, nutritious meals for low-income elders in congregate settings

The Redwoods, Mill Valley, CA
$30,000 to provide rental assistance to low-income seniors in independent and assisted living facilities

Saint Barnabas Senior Services, Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide health and wellness programs for elders living with chronic diseases

The Senior Hub, Federal Heights, CO
$130,000 over two years to reduce isolation, enhance independence and well-being, and promote volunteerism among older adults

Seniors’ Resource Center, Denver, CO
$80,000 over two years to provide care management and comprehensive support services to elders and their families

Seniors Services Society, New Westminster, BC, Canada
$120,000 over two years to provide housing for homeless elders and support services for seniors who are aging in place

Stagebridge, Oakland, CA
$80,000 over two years to engage seniors in performing arts and enrich quality of life in long-term care

Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition, Sedona, AZ
$150,000 over two years to help older adults maintain optimal independence and experience a better quality of life

Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers Southwest, Bellaire, TX
$40,000 over two years to organize community volunteers to provide free, one-on-one services to frail elders

West Marin Senior Services, Point Reyes Station, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide care management and supportive services to help rural elders age-in-place

Zen Hospice Project, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over two years to provide training on compassionate hospice care volunteer, family, and career caregivers

Veterans

 

Assistance Dogs of the West, Santa Fe, NM
$64,000 to support the assistance dog training program using veterans both inside and outside the Veterans Treatment Court system as trainers

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, San Diego, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide mentoring support for military children in the San Diego area

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Houston, TX
$75,000 to provide housing and other assistance to low-income women veterans in the Houston area

Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families, Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over two years to build the capacity of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative

Chrysalis, Santa Monica, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide employment and job placement services to homeless and low-income veterans

CNM Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
$110,000 over two years to support the student Veterans Resource Center at Central New Mexico Community College

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

Empact-Suicide Prevention Center, Tempe, AZ
$75,000 to provide crisis response and navigation services to service members/veterans and their families in Maricopa County, Arizona

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

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys, Woodland Hills, CA
$80,000 to provide supportive services for veterans and families transitioning into permanent housing

Henry M Jackson Fdn for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Bethesda, MD
$200,000 over two years to support research on transition needs and services used by veterans and their families

Hire Heroes USA, Alpharetta, GA
$400,000 over two years to provide personalized career assistance to transitioning service members, veterans, and spouses

Homeward Bound of Marin, Novato, CA
$100,000 to provide housing and employment services to homeless veterans in Marin County

Human Rights Watch, New York, NY
$75,000 to defend military sexual assault survivors against wrongful discharge

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, New York, NY
$75,000 to provide benefit and services navigation assistance to transitioning veterans and family members

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Arlington, VA
$75,000 to provide training for caregivers supporting veterans with mental illness

National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations, Arlington, VA
$50,000 to support provision of information and resources for veteran-serving organizations nationwide

National Military Family Association, Alexandria, VA
$150,000 to support military spouse education and professional training opportunities

National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc, Washington, DC
$100,000 to provide legal assistance to veterans seeking VA benefits and discharge upgrades

NextOp, Inc., Houston, TX
$50,000 to provide employment support to transitioning veterans in the Gulf Coast region

NPower Inc, Brooklyn, NY
$100,000 to provide information technology training and career support to veterans in Texas and California

Operation Homefront, San Antonio, TX
$300,000 over two years to provide stable transitional housing and support for wounded, ill, and injured veterans and their families

Outward Bound, Albany, NY
$200,000 over two years to support veteran mental health and reintegration through outdoor education experiences

Project Sanctuary, Granby, CO
$200,000 over two years to assist in the reintegration of military families through therapeutic retreats and two years of follow-up support

The Soldiers Project, North Hollywood, CA
$100,000 to provide psychotherapy to post-9/11 service members, veterans, and their extended families

Team Red White & Blue Inc, Tampa, FL
$400,000 over two years to connect veterans in the Western States with their communities through physical and social activity and build organizational and leadership capacity

Team Rubicon, Los Angeles, CA
$400,000 over two years to provide technological capacity-building for membership management and learning systems

United States Veterans Initiative, Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide transitional housing and supportive services to homeless female veterans

University of Hawaii Foundation, Honolulu, HI
$110,000 over two years to provide scholarships for veteran nursing students in the University of Hawai’i system

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, Sheridan, WY
$80,000 over two years to provide services and housing to homeless veterans with “bad paper” in northern Wyoming

Working Wardrobes, Irvine, CA
$150,000 over two years to provide supportive services and employment training to low-income veterans and their families in Orange County

Workshops for Warriors, San Diego, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide vocational skills training and certification to transitioning veterans in San Diego

People with Disabilities

 

AbilityFirst, Pasadena, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide a fully-accessible overnight camp experience for adults and transitioning youth with moderate and profound physical and developmental disabilities, and respite for their families

Arc California, Sacramento, CA
$150,000 over two years to advocate for and protect the rights of people with I/DD and support their full inclusion in the community throughout their lifetimes

The Arc of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
$190,000 over two years to provide services and support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program, Berkeley, CA
$80,000 over two years to provide sports, recreation, and outdoor adventures to people with physical & visual disabilities

Community Entry Services, Riverton, WY
$75,000 to empower people with disabilities to maximize their independence and lead satisfying and productive lives in the community

Colorado State University Foundation, Fort Collins, CO
$100,000 over two years to provide college transition and academic support for students with autism or brain injuries

Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA
$90,000 over two years to provide expressive and professional artistic opportunities for adults with disabilities

Disabled Sports USA, Rockville, MD
$160,000 over two years to provide low-income young adults with disabilities with opportunities to improve their health and overall well-being and increase their participation in the community through sports

Freedom Service Dogs, Englewood, CO
$100,000 over two years to provide custom-trained service dogs for people with disabilities

The Garth Homer Society, Victoria, BC, Canada
$80,000 over two years to provide supportive services focused on community inclusion and employment for adults with developmental and physical disabilities

HCC Foundation, Houston, TX
$100,000 over two years to support independent living and workplace opportunities for college students with I/DD

Hope Services, San Jose, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide services and support for adults with developmental disabilities

Jewish Family Service, Houston, TX
$300,000 over two years to provide independent living skills training and supported employment opportunities to adults with disabilities and empower their families and caregivers

Jewish Vocational Service, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years to provide job training and employment support to transitioning youth with disabilities

Junior Blind of America, Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 to provide visually impaired young adults with individualized independent living training

L.A. GOAL, Culver City, CA
$80,000 over two years to provide client-centered services and support for adults with disabilities

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc, Seattle, WA
$80,000 over two years to increase opportunities for upward mobility in the workplace and full participation in the community for adults who are deaf-blind

Marbridge, Manchaca, TX
$200,000 over two years to provide adults with disabilities in a residential community with opportunities to learn, experience, and achieve personal goals

National Sports Center for the Disabled, Denver, CO
$80,000 over two years to provide high quality accessible, adapted outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation programs

New Directions for People with Disabilities, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide educational and inclusive travel opportunities for adults with disabilities

Outdoors For All Foundation, Seattle, WA
$100,000 over two years to enrich the quality of life for adults with disabilities through outdoor recreation

Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 over two years to provide services and support to adults with disabilities to enhance their independence and overall well-being

Power To Be, Victoria, BC, Canada
$140,000 over two years to provide inclusive adaptive recreation programming for adults with disabilities

RespectAbilityUSA, Rockville, MD
$400,000 over two years to provide public education and advocate for full inclusion of people with disabilities

Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association, Denver, CO
$30,000 to provide continuing education opportunities for people with Down syndrome

San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind, San Antonio, TX
$100,000 over two years to provide school to work transition services and training for young adults with visual impairment and/or other disabilities

Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, Phoenix, AZ
$200,000 over two years to provide vocational and life skills training and support for transitioning young adults and adults with autism spectrum disorder

Special Olympics Arizona Inc, Phoenix, AZ
$600,000 over two years to provide inclusive sports opportunities for adults with and without intellectual disabilities in Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Oregon

Stetson University, DeLand, FL
$300,000 over two years to serve current and future beneficiaries of pooled special needs trusts by improving and adopting best practices

Taft College Foundation, Taft, CA
$150,000 over two years to provide a transition to independent living program for post-secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities

University Of Delaware, Newark, DE
$260,000 over two years to provide leadership training and support for emerging nonprofit leaders of organizations serving people with developmental disabilities

Discretionary Grants

 

BoardSource, Washington, DC
$2,500 for 2017 Membership Dues

Community Foundation Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA
$250,000 to support the the Sonoma County Resilience Fund

Council on Foundations Inc, Arlington, VA
$19,600 for 2017 Membership Dues

Council on Foundations Inc, Arlington, VA
$2,500 to support the 2017 Annual Convening of the Veterans Philanthropy Exchange

Depaul UK, London, United Kingdom
$200,000 over two years to provide emergency and transitional housing and supportive services to disadvantaged youth in London

Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired Ltd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
$50,000 over two years to provide a summer swimming program and braille services for visually impaired children

Every Child Counts, Abaco, The Bahamas
$80,000 over two years to provide educational opportunities for children and youth with developmental and physical disabilities

Funders Together to End Homelessness, Boston, MA
$3,000 for 2017 Membership Dues

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Washington, DC
$6,380 for 2017 Membership Dues

Grantmakers In Aging, Arlington, VA
$5,000 for 2017 Membership Dues

Grantmakers in the Arts, Seattle, WA
$500 for 2017 Membership Dues

Grants Managers Network, Washington, DC
$1,900 for 2017 Membership Dues

GuideStar, Williamsburg, VA
$3,000 for 2017 Membership Dues

Lyford Cay Foundation, New York, NY
200,000 over two years to prepare low-income Bahamian students from grades five-12 for high school graduation and higher education

Napa Valley Community Foundation, Napa, CA
$250,000 to support the Napa Valley Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund

Northern California Grantmakers, San Francisco, CA
$14,250 for 2017 Membership Dues

Saint Anne’s Church, Nassau, The Bahamas
$60,000 over two years to support social outreach activities to disadvantaged children and adults in Nassau, Bahamas

The Salvation Army – Bahamas Division, Nassau, The Bahamas
$70,000 over two years to provide individualized instruction and skills training to students with visual impairments

Youth Transition Funders Group, Scarsdale, NY
$1,000 for 2017 Membership Dues

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