Ensuring basic human needs, supplementing higher education scholarships, supporting maritime education/maritime heritage preservation, and enabling basic medical research in the areas of heart disease, cancer and AIDS.
The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust is a private foundation established by William Wikoff Smith. The Trust is specifically focused on areas involving basic needs for food, clothing and shelter; supplementing higher education scholarship programs; supporting maritime education/maritime heritage preservation; and basic medical research primarily in Heart Disease, Cancer and AIDS.More Info
April 2016 through March 2017 was an exciting period for the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust, during which time we provided $5,814,910 in new funding to 35 nonprofit community organizations, 39 universities and colleges, 18 basic medical research grants, 1 special medical research grant, and 1 special grant. We are proud of the myriad of good works and outstanding achievements of our grantees.
The Trust welcomes new staff member, Brian Jones. Brian is the Food, Clothing & Shelter, Scholarships, and Maritime Grant Administrator.
The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust is a private foundation which makes grants primarily for three specific purposes. With few exceptions, grants are limited to organizations within Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties as well as the City of Camden, New Jersey.