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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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Veterans

 

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

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

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

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

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

People with Disabilities

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Discretionary Grants

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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