Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme

Application process

Submit your expression of interest

  • Please ensure you read the full guidelines before starting your expression of interest.
  • Expressions of interest should be no longer than 3 sides of A4 and cover:
    • Why your organisation is well placed to deliver this work.
    • A brief outline of why a Housing First service is needed in your area.
    • An outline of the activities planned.
    • How you will ensure work is in line with the Housing First principles.
    • A headline budget and timeframe for the project.
  • The deadline for expressions of interest is the 4 November 2019.

Shortlisted applicants

  • If your expression of interest has been shortlisted, we will contact you by 15 November 2019 to request that you complete a more detailed application form.

Assessment visit

  • You will be visited by a member of The Henry Smith Charity team.


  • Final decisions will be made by March 2020.
  • All grantees will be expected to begin service delivery within 6 months of this date.