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The Horace Smith Fund


Last Updated: 2016-05-28

At A Glance

The Horace Smith Fund

1441 Main St.

Springfield, MA United States 01103

Telephone: (413) 739-4222


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-03-31)

Assets: $7,453,816

Total giving: $254,050






Established in 1898 in MA

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship grants for high school seniors in Hampden County, Massachusetts, and fellowships for Hampden County residents or qualified former residents.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships and fellowships to financially needy residents and secondary school graduates of Hampden County, MA.

Walter S. Barr Fellowships

Awarded to Hampden County residents for full-time graduate study; determined on the basis of scholastic record and financial need. See Fund web site for complete guidelines.

Walter S. Barr Scholarships

Awarded to seniors in secondary schools in Hampden County, MA, for undergraduate education. Application forms are available in the guidance offices of these schools. Recipients are selected on the basis of school records, college entrance exams, general attainment, and financial need. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years. See Fund web site for complete guidelines.

Fields of Interest

  • Higher education

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-03-31

Assets: $7,453,816 (market value)

Gifts received: $25,050

Expenditures: $466,496

Total giving: $254,050

Qualifying distributions: $378,709