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.

Foundations Furniture and Gardening Project Ltd

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

Towards one year’s salary of an Outreach Worker at a project providing household furniture to disadvantaged communities in Tyne and Wear

Foyle Down Syndrome Trust

£2,135 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disabled children from Londonderry

Freedom Community Project

£69,500 | Revenue | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Client Support Manager at a project providing support services to disadvantaged people in Derbyshire

Freewheelers Theatre and Media Ltd

£20,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Operations Manager at a project in Surrey providing opportunities for people with disabilities to produce and participate in theatre, film, music and dance

Fresh Start – New Beginnings

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of an organisation in Suffolk that provides therapeutic services to children who have experienced sexual abuse

Freshfield Primary School

£600 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an overnight trip to an outdoor educational centre for a group of disabled children from Liverpool

Friars Primary (Foundation) School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to a farm in Gloucestershire for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Southwark

Friends Action North East

£180,000 | Improving Lives | North East | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a mentoring programme supporting people with learning disabilities and autism to build and maintain friendships in the north-east of England

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Friends Families & Travellers

£90,000 | Revenue | National | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a telephone-based casework and advocacy service for Gypsies and Travellers across the UK

Friends First

£5,000 | County | South East | Homelessness | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of a Housing and Support Manager for a project providing support and services to homeless people in East Sussex

Friends of Five Acre Wood School

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a multi-sensory room for children with severe and complex special needs and disabilities in Kent

Friends of Gloucestershire Archives

£20,000 | County | South West | Older People | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Engagement Manager at ‘EVOKE’, a project that works to address memory loss and loneliness in older people in Gloucestershire

Friends of Holcot

£1,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards the refurbishment of a centre providing holidays for disabled and disadvantaged children in Kent

Friends of Holcot

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a group holiday centre and community outreach programme in Kent for disadvantaged children and their families

Friends of Holcot

£3,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards the refurbishment of play and recreation facilities for disabled and disadvantaged young people in Kent

Friends of Lanterns

£5,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families in Hampshire

Friends of Sherwood Park School

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

Towards the costs of further developing a sensory pathway and extension of a horticultural area at a school for children with complex disabilities in Surrey

Friends of St Nicholas Special School

£10,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2016

Towards the cost of updating playground equipment at a school for disabled children in Kent

Friends of St Nicholas Special School

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards the cost of creating a multi-use accessible outdoor sports area at a Special School in Kent

Full Circle@Docklands

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

Towards a three-night trip to an outdoor activity centre in Breconshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Bristol

Fun In Action for Children

£5,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Volunteer Befriender Programme’ for disadvantaged children in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Fusion Family and Youth Projects

£2,400 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from Cambridgeshire

Futures Theatre Company

£49,300 | Revenue | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of a project providing participatory theatre and specialist training sessions for young women in South London

Fylde Coast Womens Aid

£139,600 | Revenue | North West | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Blackpool supporting children and young people who are at risk of sexual exploitation and online grooming

Galop

£81,000 | Revenue | London | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Services Manager at a project in London providing advice, support and advocacy to people from the LGBTQ community who have been the victims of crime

Gap – A Thanet Community Project

£2,500 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a numeracy and financial literacy project for disabled people in Kent

Gap – A Thanet Community Project

£20,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards two years’ salaries of key workers for ‘The Gap Project’ which provides support, advice and activities for isolated and lonely individuals in a deprived area of Kent

GASP Motor Project

£20,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing courses in motor mechanics for at risk young people in Surrey

Gateshead Older People’s Assembly

£6,821 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards one years’ salary of the Development Manager at a project providing mental health and wellbeing support to older people in Tyne & Wear

Geeza Break

£60,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Support Worker at the ‘Geeza Chance’ project, supporting young people in Glasgow to transition away from living with parents with addiction issues