Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme (now closed), Revenue (now closed), County Grants, Christian Projects (grants awarded from 2019 onwards), Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

Under our Improving Lives programme we have six priority areas which include Positive Choices and Employment and Training for example. If you would like to search on any of the priority areas please type the name of the priority area into the keyword search.

360Giving  In addition to publishing details of our grants on our website, we have been working with 360Giving to make data about our grant-making freely accessible.  This spreadsheet contains details of all the grants we have awarded from 2012 until March 2020, formatted to the 360Giving data standard. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to The Henry Smith Charity.

Canning Street Primary School

£2,180 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards the cost of a two night trip to an Activity Centre for children from Newcastle upon Tyne

Canopy Housing Project

£130,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary and running costs of a project providing employability skills for local residents in Leeds

Canterbury & Herne Bay Volunteer Centre

£15,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a volunteering centre supporting older people within the Canterbury District

Canterbury Ladies Choir

£2,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a singing project working with women in East Sutton Park prison in Kent

Canterbury Shopmobility

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of an accessibility project in Canterbury and Herne Bay for those with mobility problems

CARA Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a service providing counselling and therapeutic support to adults and young people in Essex who have experienced sexual violence

CARAS (Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers)

£72,700 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project in the London Borough of Wandsworth providing skills workshops for women who are refugees and asylum seekers

Cardiff Foodbank

£94,500 | Revenue | Wales | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of the Distribution Manager and Partnership and Fundraising Manager at a foodbank in Cardiff

Cardinal Winning Secondary School

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a three night trip for children from Glasgow

Cardwell Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four-night trip to an adventure centre in Kent for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Greenwich

Care for the Carers Ltd

£6,000 | County | South East | Carers | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of an evening carers information and advice group, providing support for carers across East Sussex

Carers Forward CIC

£980 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to Blackpool for a group of children from Birmingham

Carers Leeds

£94,500 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Carers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of two Young Adult Carers Support Workers at a project in Leeds providing support services to young adult carers

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Carers Network

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to end-of-life carers in the London Boroughs of Westminster, City of London, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea

Carers of Barking & Dagenham

£138,000 | Improving Lives | London | Carers | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project supporting carers, and the person they care for, with welfare benefits in Barking and Dagenham and Havering

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Support Networks and Family

Carers Support Service

£135,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the ‘Education Project’, providing support to young carers in Primary and Secondary schools in Warwickshire

Carnforth School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to a Leisure Centre in Herefordshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Hampshire

CAS Community Solutions CIC

£18,500 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing employability and digital skills to people in a deprived area of Kent

CASBA

£93,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of an advocacy project in Birmingham supporting adults with learning disabilities in relation to welfare reform

Castle Hill Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a four night trip to an Activity Centre in Kent for children from the London Borough of Croydon

Castleford Community Learning Centre

£98,900 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing skills-based training and activities for young people and adults who are unemployed or face barriers to employment, in a deprived area of West Yorkshire

Priority areas
Employment and Training

CEDA

£83,900 | Revenue | South West | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Leader at a project providing support and informal learning opportunities for disabled people in Exeter, Devon

Cellar Trust

£75,000 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of the Horticulture Manager and Woodwork Manager at a project promoting the recovery of disadvantaged clients with mental health problems in Bradford

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

Central Greenwich Children’s Centres Ltd

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to the beach for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Greenwich

Central London Youth Development

£1,600 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to Southend for a group of disadvantaged children from London

Central London Youth Development

£1,550 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to Margate for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Westminster

Centred Horseplay

£17,360 | County | South West | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an equine-assisted intervention project in Gloucestershire working with people struggling with addiction or at risk of drug and/or alcohol dependency

CentrePeace

£57,900 | Revenue | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Counselling & Companionship Coordinator at a project providing support to disadvantaged people in Torbay, Devon

Change of Scene

£18,570 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Surrey providing support to disadvantaged young people to help them re-engage with mainstream education

Changes Bristol

£85,500 | Improving Lives | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Project Manager and a contribution towards running costs of a project providing peer support groups for people with mental health issues in Bristol

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family