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, 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.

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

Child Dynamix

£87,600 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ salary and related costs of a Family Support Worker who works with families in a deprived area of Yorkshire

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 First Derby

£76,300 | Revenue | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Family Support Service’, a project in Derby for families that have experienced violence or abuse at home

Children North East

£65,200 | Revenue | North East | 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

Childrens Bereavement Centre

£64,900 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | 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

Childs Hill School

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Barnet

Choice in Hackney

£139,000 | Improving Lives | London | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs, including the salary of a Work Experience Coach, of a project providing employability support for disabled people from north-east London who are unemployed, underemployed or at risk of unemployment

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Choices

£99,400 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Young Person’s Violence Advisor at a project in Kent providing support to young people experiencing violence and relationship abuse

Choices Islington

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to women, and their partners, with unplanned pregnancy, abortion, pregnancy loss and separation in the London Borough of Islington

Choir With No Name

£105,000 | Revenue | National | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding for the running costs of a singing project for people who are homeless or otherwise on the margins of society across the UK

Christ Church CE Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to Cumbria for a group of disadvantaged children from Huddersfield

Christchurch Activities For Young People

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

Towards a three night trip to Devon for a group of disadvantaged children from Dorset

Chums Social Enterprise CIC

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing psychological interventions and support for children in Bedfordshire who have experienced trauma such as bereavement, sexual violence or war

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

Churches Together in South Tyneside

£8,347 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of an additional worker at the ‘Happy at Home’ project for isolated older people in Tyne &Wear

Churn Project

£7,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing activities and classes for older people, vulnerable families and others in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Churn Project

£10,000 | County | South West | Older People | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of the Older People’s Services Co-ordinator for the ‘Churn Good Neighbours’ project, providing activities and classes for older people in Gloucestershire

Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust

£76,300 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a weekend and out-of-hours project in Leeds that works to reduce the social isolation of older people

Circle

£75,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the ‘HMP Addiewell Project’, supporting fathers in prison and on release into the community in West Lothian and North & South Lanarkshire

Circle Community Ltd

£75,000 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Get Employed’ training programme to help young people into employment in the London Borough of Hackney

Circles South West

£90,000 | Revenue | South West | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the CEO at a project providing support to registered sex offenders in the South West of England

Citizens Advice Blackburn with Darwen

£116,300 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that provides advice, information and support to disadvantaged people in Blackburn

Citizens Advice Broxtowe

£122,200 | Revenue | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing mental health support as well as debt and money advice in a deprived area of Nottinghamshire

Citizens Advice Calderdale

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two specialist Caseworkers and a part-time Support Worker at a project providing a home-based advice and casework service for vulnerable individuals in West Yorkshire

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

Citizens Advice Copeland

£111,400 | Improving Lives | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Copeland Inclusion Worker at a project providing information, advice and support for vulnerable families and individuals in Cumbria

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Citizens Advice Corby and Kettering

£123,600 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing specialist advice on welfare benefits, debt and financial capability to disadvantaged communities in Northamptonshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice East Herts

£100,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of an Adviser, plus running costs of a project providing advice on personal finances and welfare benefits to people with mental health problems in Hertfordshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Maidstone

£116,300 | Improving Lives | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing advice and support to prisoners and their families in HMP Maidstone in Kent

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Maidstone

£77,800 | Revenue | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing advice and support to prisoners and their families in HMP Maidstone in Kent

Citizens Advice Mid Staffordshire

£98,200 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Specialist Caseworker at a project providing advice and support for vulnerable people in East Staffordshire and Tamworth