Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, 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 December 2018, 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.

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

Canterbury Shopmobility

£6,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent that helps improve access to Canterbury and Herne Bay for those with a 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 Trust

£60,000 | Revenue | London | Disability | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to older and disadgantaged people living with HIV in London

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

Cardboard Citizens

£99,000 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of salary costs relating to the ‘ACT NOW’ performing arts programme, providing a range of support services to homeless and at risk young people in London

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

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

Cardwell Primary School

£2,090 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre 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 Link Lancashire

£123,400 | Revenue | North West | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a Carers Development Worker at an organisation providing support to carers in Lancashire

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 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

Carers Together Foundation

£90,000 | Revenue | North East | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Information Support Officer at a project supporting carers in Redcar & Cleveland

Carers Trust – Heart of England

£80,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Specialist Chinese Information, Advice and Support Worker at a project providing support to family carers in the Chinese community in Coventry and parts of Warwickshire

Carers Trust Fylde Coast

£96,500 | Revenue | North West | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Young Adult Lead Worker at a project providing emotional and practical support to family carers in Blackpool

Carers’ Support (Bexley)

£60,000 | Revenue | London | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Stroke Carers Support Worker to provide one to one support, information and advice to carers of stroke survivors in the London Borough of Bexley

Caring All Together On Romney Marsh

£7,500 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of ‘Meeting Points’, a project providing social opportunities and information for isolated older people in Kent

Caring Hands Charity

£71,100 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support, advice and advocacy to carers, older people and those with a disability in Newcastle upon Tyne

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 Point Association of Voluntary Services

£60,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Older People | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a befriending project providing support to older people in Essex

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

Castlemilk Youth Complex

£115,900 | Revenue | Scotland | Children & Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Changes’ drop-in service for young people in a deprived area of Glasgow

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

Cedarwood Trust

£9,864 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to isolated older people in North Shields

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