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.

Gellideg Foundation Group

£110,000 | Capital | Wales | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards the costs of building a Wellbeing Centre as part of a new community centre in Merthyr Tydfil

Gendered Intelligence CIC

£50,000 | Revenue | National | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Chief Executive, plus running costs of a project providing youth work, events and events for transgendered people in the UK

Genie in the Gutter Ltd

£84,500 | Revenue | North West | Drugs Alcohol & Substance Misuse | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to people with substance misuse issues in Liverpool

Get The Kids Out

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to a karting and activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Essex

Get The Kids Out

£1,750 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a four-night trip to the seaside in Sussex for a group of disadvantaged children from Essex

Gilgal Birmingham

£86,900 | Revenue | West Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Children, Young People and Family Worker at a project in Birmingham providing short-term emergency accommodation to women and children made homeless as a result of domestic abuse

Gilnow Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

Girvan Youth Trust

£83,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Youth Development Co-ordinator at a project providing support and activities for young people from disadvantaged communities in South Ayrshire

GL11 Community Project

£7,500 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a café that provides social and educational opportunities to a disadvantaged community in Gloucestershire

Glasgow East End Community Carers Hub

£132,300 | Revenue | Scotland | Carers | 2017

Towards three’ years salaries of a project providing support, advice, and information to people who are carers in Glasgow’s East End

Glasgow East Women’s Aid

£131,600 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Family Development Service’ providing emotional, practical and therapeutic support to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse in Glasgow

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Glass Door Homeless Charity

£86,000 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Chief Operating Officer at a project providing open access emergency winter shelter accommodation in churches for rough sleepers in the west of London

Glencolin Residents Association

£850 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an overnight trip to an adventure park for a group of disadvantaged children from Belfast

Gloucestershire Life Education Trust

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Gloucestershire providing advice and support to disadvantaged young people

Gloucestershire Life Education Trust

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing life education sessions to primary school pupils in Gloucestershire

Go Ability Trust

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

Towards one year’s salary of a Fundraiser for a charity in Kent that supports disabled people to access sports activities

Golfhill Primary School Parent Council

£1,950 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a residential trip to an outdoor education centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Glasgow

Good Morning Service

£100,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a telephone and group befriending service for older people in Glasgow and South Ayrshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Gosport & District Sports Association for the Disabled

£2,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards the purchase of sports equipment for a project providing sport and leisure activities for disabled people in Hampshire

Granton Youth Centre

£90,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a youth centre that provides informal education and activities to support involvement in positive activities and learning opportunities for young people in a deprived part of Edinburgh

Grapevine Coventry and Warwickshire Ltd

£78,400 | Revenue | East Midlands | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of ‘Teenvine Plus’, a project that provides support to young people with learning disabilities in Coventry

Great Barton Free Church (Ltd)

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a debt counselling project in Suffolk for vulnerable people experiencing financial difficulties

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Young Carers

£136,100 | Revenue | Eastern | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Manager and an Administration Assistant at a project providing support to Young Carers in Norfolk

Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit

£73,800 | Revenue | North West | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Manchester providing support to refused asylum seekers

Greeensand Multi Academy Trust – Reigate School

£600 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an activity day trip for a group of disadvantaged children from Surrey

Green City Action

£62,200 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a gardening and recycling project for disadvantaged people in Sheffield

Greenfield Community College- Sunnydale Campus

£1,900 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards an overnight to London for a group of disadvantaged children from County Durham

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre

£88,500 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a drama project for young people with additional needs and behaviour problems across south-east London

Greysteel Community Association

£30,000 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a community centre providing a wide range of activities, clubs and services for people in a disadvantaged area of Derry/Londonderry

Grimsby, Cleethorpes & District Citizens Advice Bureau

£176,600 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two Support Workers at a project providing advice, advocacy and support to people in crisis in Lincolnshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Positive Choices