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.

ESTEEM

£118,700 | Improving Lives | South East | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in West Sussex

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Ethnic Youth Support Team

£173,600 | Improving Lives | Wales | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing advice and support for refugees and asylum seekers living in Swansea

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Employment and Training

Even Swindon Primary School

£1,220 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to a farm for a group of children from Swindon

Exeter Community Initiatives

£90,000 | Revenue | South West | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Devon Family Resource Project’ in Exeter that provides tailored support to vulnerable families

Exeter Road Primary School

£700 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to London for a group of disadvantaged children from Devon

Exeter Road Primary School

£700 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an activity centre for a disadvantaged group of children from Exeter

Extra – Support for Families

£120,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing family support services for families living in deprived areas of Essex

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Eye Opportunity Group

£4,000 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of a Play Leader and Family Liaison Worker for a charity in Suffolk supporting families with young disabled children

Eyres Monsell Club for Young People

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a community centre in Leicester, including the running costs of a cafe that provides employability training for young people

Eyres Monsell Club for Young People

£9,820 | County | East Midlands | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing informal education and activities for disadvantaged children and young people in Leicester

Eyres Monsell Club for Young People

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a community hub providing informal education and activities for young people living in Leicester

FACES Bedford

£89,800 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Family Practitioner, plus volunteer expenses, for a project providing volunteer home visiting support to vulnerable families in Bedfordshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Fair Shares Gloucestershire

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing social and emotional support to marginalised people in a deprived area of Gloucester

Faith in People with HIV

£20,000 | County | East Midlands | Health Care | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a drop-in centre that provides support to individuals and families affected by HIV in Leicestershire

Falcon Support Service EM Ltd

£75,000 | Revenue | East Midlands | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing drop in support services for people who are homeless in Leicestershire

Families InFocus

£115,200 | Revenue | Eastern | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation of the running costs of the ‘Family Support Adviser Project’ which supports families in Essex who have a disabled child

Families United (Warrington)

£2,130 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one night trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Cheshire

Family Care

£152,200 | Revenue | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Sphere’ project, providing support to young people affected by domestic abuse across Nottinghamshire

Family First

£5,000 | County | Eastern | Family Services | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity providing family support and mentoring to vulnerable families in Ipswich

FareShare

£95,000 | Revenue | National | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the UK Food Team at a charity that works throughout the UK to redistribute surplus food

Farncombe Day Centre

£17,500 | County | South East | Older People | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a minibus for an older people’s day centre in Surrey

Farnham ASSIST

£15,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards two years’ salary costs of a project providing support and activities for isolated older people in Surrey

Fatima Women’s Association

£96,200 | Revenue | North West | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a pre-employability skills programme for BAME women in Oldham

Faversham Assistance Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a gardening and handyman scheme in Kent for people who are older and/or disabled

Favour Foundation Ltd – Your Place

£75,000 | Revenue | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Centre Manager at a project providing a range of social, creative, health promoting educational and horticultural activities in Lincolnshire

Felixstowe Opportunity Group

£2,000 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Play Assistant at a project in Suffolk providing play opportunities for children with learning disabilities

Fellowship of St Nicholas

£107,200 | Revenue | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a peer support project in East Sussex for young people with mental health problems

Fenham Association of Residents (FAR)

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Manager at a project providing activities to combat social isolation and improve quality of life in a deprived area of Newcastle upon Tyne

Fermanagh Women’s Aid

£51,800 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Co Fermanagh that provides support to children who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse

Fernheath Play

£590 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to an outdoor education centre for a group of disadvantaged of children from Bournemouth