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.

Dorset Blind Association

£60,000 | Revenue | South West | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support for people who are blind and partially sighted in Dorset

Double Impact Services

£132,900 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation supporting individuals recovering from drug and alcohol dependence in Nottinghamshire

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices

Dover District Volunteering Centre

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a community befriending project in Kent that supports older people who are housebound and/or socially isolated

Dover smART Project

£775 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to Margate for a group of young carers from a deprived area of Kent

Dover smART Project

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the seaside and an art gallery for a group of disadvantaged children from Kent

Dover smART Project

£8,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of an intergenerational community group for those over 65 and living with dementia in Kent

Down Syndrome Development Trust

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a music project providing activities and support to children with Down’s Syndrome in East Sussex

Down Syndrome Development Trust

£5,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a music project providing support to disabled children in East Sussex

Down Syndrome Training And Support Service

£43,800 | Revenue | National | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of speech and language training for children and young people in the north of England who have Down’s Syndrome

Drapers Mills Primary Academy

£2,340 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an overnight trip to an outdoor learning centre for children from a disadvantaged area of Kent

Dream Team (SPLASH)

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

Towards a four night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Drumbeat School and ASD Service

£1,850 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre for a group of autistic children from the London Borough of Lewisham

Drumcree Community Trust

£2,100 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor residential centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Armagh

Dukesgate Academy

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

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor activity centre in North Wales for a group of disadvantaged children from Salford

Dundee International Women’s Centre

£53,900 | Revenue | Scotland | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Project Lead Worker and Volunteer Coordinator at an organisation providing support to women from BAME communities in Dundee

Dyfrdwy Gwerin y Coed

£1,320 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a week long camping trip for a group of disadvantaged children from North Wales

Dyscover Ltd

£14,500 | County | South East | Health Care | 2018

Towards two years’ salary of a part-time Volunteer Coordinator at an organisation in Surrey that provides support services for stroke survivors with Aphasia

Dyslexia North East

£10,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of a Project Coordinator at an organisation providing support to disadvantaged people in North Tyneside

EACH Counselling & Support

£98,800 | Revenue | London | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project in the London Borough of Ealing that helps women recover from inter-related complex needs of substance misuse, mental health and domestic abuse

EACH Counselling & Support

£116,400 | Improving Lives | London | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2019

Towards two years’ continuation funding of a project to support BAME women from the London Borough of Ealing to recover from inter-related complex needs of substance misuse, mental health and domestic violence

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Eagles Wing Mutual Support Group for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

£37,500 | Revenue | North West | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding for the running costs of a project in Lancashire providing activities, advice and support for asylum seekers, refugees and local people

Ealing Equality Council

£75,000 | Revenue | London | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides advice, support and information to BAME communities, refugees and asylum seekers in the London Borough of Ealing

Ealing Law Centre

£134,700 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that provides advice and representation for people from the London Borough of Ealing who are facing poverty, destitution and/or homelessness

Early Break

£88,400 | Revenue | North West | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Children’s Worker at a project providing substance related treatment and support to young people in a deprived area of Lancashire

East Belfast Independent Advice Centre

£116,300 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Project Worker at the ‘Community Advice Training Project’, for disadvantaged people in Belfast

East Community Transport – Waltham Forest/Newham

£1,250 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of young carers from the London Borough of Waltham Forest

East Community Transport – Waltham Forest/Newham

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

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

East Cumbria Family Support Association

£75,000 | Revenue | North West | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project in Cumbria that supports families and their children build emotional resilience

East End Kids & Co

£71,200 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project that works to raise awareness and encourage healthy eating in deprived areas of Glasgow

East Kent Mediation

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a mediation service for people in Kent