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 June 2019, 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.

6th East Paddington Brownies Guide Unit

£600 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four-night trip to a Scout Activity Centre for a group of disadvantaged girls from London

6th St Helens (Parr) Scout Group

£1,100 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre in Lancashire for a group of children from a disadvantaged area of Merseyside

6th St Helens (Parr) Scout Group

£1,630 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

9th Burton Scouts

£500 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night camping trip for a group of disadvantaged children from the West Midlands

A Way Out

£85,000 | Revenue | North East | Sex Work, Trafficking & Modern Slavery | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the salary of a Project Leader and running costs of the ‘Liberty Project’, which will provide outreach and a programme of interventions and activities for women involved in sex work in Stockton on Tees

A World for Girls

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

Towards a two-night activity trip to Kent for a group of disadvantaged girls from London

abandofbrothers

£91,800 | Revenue | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a mentoring programme for young men involved with the criminal justice system in Sussex, Crawley and Eastbourne

Aberdeen Cyrenians

£80,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Violence Against Women Project’, providing support to women in Aberdeen affected by gender-based violence or abuse

Aberdeenshire North Foodbank

£30,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of an emergency food bank in Aberdeenshire

Abigail Housing

£104,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the Destitution Project Coordinator and Housing Support Worker at a project providing support to refugees and asylum seekers in West Yorkshire

Acacia Family Support

£90,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Birmingham providing emotional and practical support to mothers affected by pre or post-natal depression

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Academy FM Thanet

£8,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a community radio and media training project in a deprived area of Kent

Accept Mental Health Trust

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of mental health support project in Leicestershire

Access All Areas

£77,200 | Revenue | London | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a theatre and education project for adults with learning disabilities in the London Borough of Hackney

Access Community Trust

£97,400 | Revenue | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Wellbeing Practitioner at a project providing support services for vulnerable and socially excluded people in Suffolk and Norfolk

Accessible Arts and Media

£79,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Creative Director at an education and art project providing support to people with physical disability and learning disabilities in York

Action for Family Carers

£102,800 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Carers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs of a project in Essex providing support, information, counselling and day care to carers

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Action for M.E.

£60,000 | Revenue | National | Disability | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support and care to individuals with M.E. in the Midlands and the South West

Action Foundation

£133,600 | Revenue | North East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Director of Operations at a project providing housing support to destitute asylum seekers in the North East of England

Action with Communities in Rural Kent

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

Towards one year’s running costs of ‘Nature’s Gym’ a project providing support to homeless people and those with substance misuse issues in Kent

Activiteens

£2,470 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a day trip to a wildlife park for a group of disadvantaged children from London

ActivLives

£9,970 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2019

Towards one year’s salary of the Everyday Activ-Ipswich Manager for a project designed to engage older people with disabilities in sports and activities

Adoption UK

£95,600 | Revenue | Wales | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘First 1,000 Days’ project, providing peer support to new adoptive families in Wales

Adur Special Needs Project

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing weekend play activities for children with disabilities in West Sussex

Adur Special Needs Project

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

Towards one year’s salary of an organisation that provides weekend play schemes for disabled children in West Sussex

Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse

£135,000 | Improving Lives | National | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing practical and emotional support to families bereaved by domestic homicide across England and Wales

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Advocacy Service Aberdeen

£96,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years running costs of a project in Aberdeen providing independent advocacy to people who have experienced domestic abuse

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Afghan Association Paiwand

£170,500 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing a culturally sensitive advocacy and counselling service for refugees and asylum seekers with mental health problems in the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Harrow and Ealing

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Africa 2000

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three-night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disabled children from the London Borough of Hackney

Africa Advocacy Foundation

£100,400 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Revive Project’, supporting refugee girls with experience of FGM in the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham