The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation focuses on the areas of greatest need with the highest potential for positive impact. The depth of the problems faced by children living in poverty is unimaginable and though we cannot undo the past, these grants help to offer a brighter future.
From early intervention services to increasing high school graduation rates and promoting post-secondary education the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation is providing children with a pathway to a successful future through education.
The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation assists in providing treatment for emotional wounds and chronic physical illnesses, in home training to insure safe and healthy environments and the development of adaptive equipment to enable the severely physically handicapped become more self-sufficient.
Children are the first to be victimized by dysfunctional families and the last to understand why this is happening. The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation provides prenatal care, parenting resources, residential care for homeless pregnant mothers and assistance to children of incarcerated mothers.