Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Revenue and Capital grants made through our main grants programme (now closed), County Grants, Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

These grants were made before the launch of our new grant programmes and strategy, so please note that they may not reflect our current grantmaking policy.

Details of the grants awarded through the Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities programmes will be made once we begin to award grants in 2018.

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 2017, 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 .

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen

£78,600 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2017

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an outreach advice service for older people in Blackburn with Darwen

Age UK Bury

£78,400 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing an Information and Advice Service for older people and their carers in Lancashire

Age UK Gateshead

£87,000 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Co-ordinator at a project providing befriending networks and activities for older people in Gateshead

Age UK Scarborough & District

£77,800 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a telephone and home visiting befriending service for older people in Yorkshire

Age UK Sheffield

£90,600 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Information and Advice Service’ for older people in Sheffield

Age UK Sunderland

£95,000 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Friends and Neighbours’ project for older people in care homes in Tyne & Wear

Age UK West Cumbria

£88,300 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of support services around health and wellbeing for older people in Cumbria

AHOY Centre

£80,800 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of two part-time posts providing additional support and mentoring to vulnerable young people at a sailing and water-based project in London

Albert Kennedy Trust

£75,000 | Revenue | London | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the London Caseworker at a project providing support, advice and guidance to young LGBTQ people in London

All Saints Catholic Primary School

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to Wales for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

Almondbury Community School

£1,180 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Alnwick Young Peoples Association (Gallery Youth)

£6,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Young People | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to vulnerable young people in Northumberland

Ambition Aspire Achieve

£2,125 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night summer camp for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Newham

Anah Project

£152,400 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries and associated running costs of a project providing services to those experiencing domestic abuse in and around Bradford

Angelou Centre

£88,100 | Revenue | North East | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of the Refuge Manager and a Counsellor at a refuge providing accommodation and recovery work for BAME survivors of violence and abuse in the north-east of England

Arch North East

£117,100 | Revenue | North East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Life Enhancement Support Advisor and associated running costs of a service for victims of sexual offences and their families in the Tees Valley

Art Against Knives

£109,500 | Revenue | London | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an IDVA Specialist Support Worker at a project supporting vulnerable young women involved or at risk of domestic violence, sexual exploitation or unhealthy relationships in London

Arts Alive Wales

£69,400 | Revenue | Wales | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of an arts and health programme for children, young people and vulnerable adults in mid and south-east Wales

Artscape

£7,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing art based workshops to people with mental health issues in Hampshire

Arundale Primary School

£1,490 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Greater Manchester

ASHA

£52,400 | Revenue | West Midlands | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Refugee Support Worker at a project providing support to men, women and families seeking refuge from persecution, war, civil conflict and abuse in Stoke on Trent

Ashford & Tenterden Umbrella

£6,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent providing advice and support to isolated or vulnerable people who have mental health issues

Ashford Street Pastors

£20,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Surrey

ASNA

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a week-long residential break in Wiltshire for a group of young carers from Oxfordshire

ASPIRE Lifeskills

£7,450 | County | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards the purchase of equipment for a Sensory Den at an organisation in Leicestershire supporting people with Autism and Autism Spectrum disorders

Autism Bedfordshire

£70,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Loads of Autistic Fun’ and ‘Wanted Fun’ projects providing social activities and support groups for children and young people with autism in Bedfordshire

Avenue Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s salary costs of Playworkers at a project providing help and support to vulnerable families in Southampton

Avon Youth Club

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a youth club in a deprived area of Bristol

Azamrah Youth Club

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

Towards a day trip an indoor play centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Lancashire

Back on Track

£50,000 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of a Volunteer Coordinator at an organisation that supports disadvantaged and vulnerable people from Greater Manchester through training, work experience, volunteering and mentoring