Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme (now closed), 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 March 2020, 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 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

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

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

Academy FM Thanet

£12,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing a community radio station and media training for disadvantaged people in Thanet, 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

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

Acheinu Cancer Support

£750 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a one day trip to a farm in St Albans for children from the London Borough of Hackney

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 Homeless (Leicester) Ltd

£310,000 | Strategic Grants - Housing First Programme | East Midlands | Homelessness | 2020

Towards four years’ running costs of a Housing First service for people in Leicester

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

£19,970 | County | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a play scheme for children with disabilities and/or Special Educational Needs 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 Matters (Wales)

£90,800 | Improving Lives | Wales | Disability | 2020

Towards three years’ salary of an Independent Advocate at a project providing support to people with learning difficulties facing financial hardship and social exclusion in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

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

Afghanistan and Central Asian Association

£137,600 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of the Women’s Tea Corner project, providing support to newly-arrived refugee women in the London Borough of Hounslow

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Employment and Training

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

African French Speaking Community Support

£1,430 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to an adventure activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Birmingham

African French Speaking Community Support (AFSCS)

£790 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to a wildlife centre in Staffordshire for a group of disadvantaged children from the West Midlands

Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA)

£154,200 | Revenue | North West | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and advice to families in Greater Manchester with a child in the Child Protection or Care Proceeding system

After Adoption

£91,600 | Revenue | North West | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Adoption Support Social Worker and a contribution towards the running costs of the ‘TALK’ programme in Merseyside