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.

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

Changes UK CIC

£158,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Recovery Academy’ project providing an eight-week residential rehabilitation programme for individuals suffering from drug and alcohol addictions in Birmingham

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support

Changing Futures North East

£74,100 | Revenue | North East | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Family Support Worker at a project promoting healthy relationships and supporting families in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough Stockton and East Durham

Changing Tunes

£105,000 | Improving Lives | National | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project working across the south of England to improve mental health for individuals in prison through music and mentoring sessions

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Chapter (West Cheshire) Limited

£76,800 | Improving Lives | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ salary costs of a project providing group activities, designed to increase confidence and provide skills training, for adults with mental health issues in Cheshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

CHAS Bristol

£75,000 | Improving Lives | South West | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Advice Service Manager at a project providing housing advice and practical support to vulnerable people in and around Bristol

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support

Chase NC

£78,800 | Strengthening Communities | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing support to disadvantaged people in St Anns and surrounding areas of Nottingham

Chaverim Youth Organisation

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a seven night trip to Essex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Barnet

CheckIn Works

£134,800 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing training opportunities and support to individuals with learning disabilities and mental health issues in Perth and Kinross

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices

Cheetham Hill Advice Centre

£132,300 | Improving Lives | North West | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Advisor, plus running costs of an accessible advice service for disabled people, people who have experienced domestic abuse, and refugees and asylum seekers, in Manchester

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Chell Area Family Action Group

£139,700 | Strengthening Communities | West Midlands | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing community activities and services, with a focus on young people, in a deprived area of Stoke on Trent

Chichester Anna Chaplaincy

£32,400 | Christian Projects | South East | Christian Projects | 2020

Towards three years’ salary of a part-time Anna Chaplain, leading worship for older people in Care Homes and supporting the team of volunteer Anna Friends

Chichester City Centre Drop In

£9,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a youth drop in centre in West Sussex

Chichester Food Bank

£7,500 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a food bank that provides emergency food parcels to people in West Sussex in financial crisis

Child Brain Injury Trust

£46,000 | Revenue | North East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Child and Family Support Service’ for children with acquired brain injuries and their families in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Cleveland and County Durham

Children and Families Across Borders

£120,000 | Improving Lives | National | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ salary and running costs of a National project providing support to unaccompanied children arriving in the UK living with extended family

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family
Positive Choices

Children North East

£65,200 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the running costs of ‘The BU Project’ supporting disadvantaged children in Gateshead and Newcastle to improve their emotional wellbeing and mental health

Children on the Autistic Spectrum Parents Association

£2,140 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two-night trip to Surrey for children from the London Borough of Bromley

Childrens Bereavement Centre

£64,900 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of an Administrator at a children’s bereavement service in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices