Trustees and Staff
We are a private family foundation awarding grants of approximately $15 million a year.
We believe in engaged, multigenerational family philanthropy as a means to have greater impact and to honor our family’s philanthropic legacy.
Left to right: (seated) Amy Smith Berylson, Richard Smith; (standing) Robert Smith, Debra Smith Knez in 2018
Two generations of the Smith family serve together as Trustees of the Foundation.
Amy Smith Berylson
Jennifer Berylson Block
Elizabeth Berylson Katz
Debra Smith Knez
Richard A.* and Susan F.* Smith
*of blessed memory
Lynne J. Doblin
Senior Program Officer,
Marjorie Ringrose, PhD
Director of Education
Office and Grants Administrator
Shanna Shulman, PhD
Director of Health and