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 June 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.

CAIR Scotland

£80,900 | Revenue | Scotland | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Streets Ahead Service’ providing support to young people with substance misuse issues in Perth and Kinross

Caldercuilt Parent Council

£1,300 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Glasgow

Calderdale Wellbeing

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to people experiencing mental distress in Calderdale

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

Calman Trust Ltd

£117,400 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards two years’ staffing costs of a project providing employability support for young people with complex needs in Inverness and the surrounding areas

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Help at a Critical Moment

Calthorpe Academy

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an adventure outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Birmingham

Caludon Castle School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night trip to Derbyshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Coventry

Cambridge Cyrenians

£45,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Older Homeless Project Coordinator at an project providing support to older homeless people in Cambridge

Cambridge House

£123,300 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of the Youth Empowerment Coordinator at the ‘RISE programme’, providing support to disadvantaged young people in the London Borough of Southwark

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Cambridge Women’s Resources Centre

£90,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of the CEO and the running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged women in Cambridge

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

Canaan Project

£105,700 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Senior Youth Worker at a project delivering activities and support services to girls and young women in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

CANDI

£2,310 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards the costs of building refurbishment costs for a drop in centre for young people in Gloucestershire

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

CARA Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse

£135,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding for an organisation supporting victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, providing independent, specialist support and promoting and representing their rights and needs in North Essex

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

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