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 June 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.

Folkestone Youth Project

£10,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a youth project in a deprived area of Kent

Food Matters (Foundation)

£20,000 | County | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of ‘Through the Gate’ project supporting offenders during resettlement in Surrey

FoodCycle

£150,000 | Improving Lives | National | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that works from 25 hubs across the UK to provide healthy and nutritious meals to people in poverty using surplus food

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Football Beyond Borders

£60,600 | Revenue | National | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Head of Delivery at an education charity which uses football as a catalyst for creating positive change in attitude, performance and aspirations for disengaged young people from both London and South Wales

Football Unites, Racism Divides

£160,100 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an employability programme in Sheffield supporting young people who are furthest from the labour market

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment

Footprint Trust Ltd

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged people and families from deprived areas of the Isle of Wight

Footprints Project

£20,000 | County | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project which provides support and services to those serving a custodial sentence, and to ex-offenders, to resettle into their local communities in Hampshire

Ford Forward Community Chaplaincy

£13,500 | County | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of a charity supporting ex-offenders prior to, during and post release, from HMP Ford in West Sussex

Forest Farm Peace Garden

£102,300 | Improving Lives | London | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to people with mental health support needs through Ecotherapy in the London Borough of Redbridge

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Forest Oak Special School

£500 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards an overnight trip to a youth hostel in Gloucestershire for a group of disabled children from Birmingham

Forest Oak Special School

£920 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to London for a group of disabled children from Birmingham

Forest of Dean Children’s Opportunity Centre

£96,700 | Improving Lives | South West | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing early years support groups to children with physical, mental, social and emotional special needs, and their families, in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Forest Upcycling Project

£5,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project that upcycles and sells donated furniture and household items, providing work opportunities for disabled and long-term unemployed people in Gloucestershire

Forestdale Primary School

£1,580 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to an activity centre in Worcestershire for a group of school children from a deprived area of Birmingham

Forestdale Primary School

£1,400 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a three night trip to an outdoor centre for a group of children from Birmingham

Foundation for Change

£95,000 | Improving Lives | London | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing courses and programmes for people in inner London who are long term unemployed and have a history of substance misuse

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices

Foundations Furniture and Gardening Project Ltd

£10,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of an Outreach Worker at a project providing household furniture to disadvantaged communities in Tyne and Wear

Foyle Down Syndrome Trust

£2,135 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disabled children from Londonderry

Foyle Down Syndrome Trust

£2,450 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an adventure centre from Londonderry

FreeVA

£69,300 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in the East Midlands providing support for women, men and children who are affected by domestic or sexual violence and abuse

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

Freewheelers Theatre and Media Ltd

£20,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Operations Manager at a project in Surrey providing opportunities for people with disabilities to produce and participate in theatre, film, music and dance

Freewheelers Theatre and Media Ltd

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards one year’s salary of the General Manager at a project providing opportunities for people with disabilities to produce and participate in theatre, film, music and dance in Surrey

Fresh Start

£83,500 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Homelessness | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support to people moving from homelessness into new tenancies and a community hub in a deprived area of Edinburgh

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support
Employment and Training

Freshfield Primary School

£600 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an overnight trip to an outdoor educational centre for a group of disabled children from Liverpool

Freshfield Primary School

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

Towards a one night trip to an educational trust for a group of children from Merseyside

Friends Action North East

£180,000 | Improving Lives | North East | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a mentoring programme supporting people with learning disabilities and autism to build and maintain friendships in the north-east of England

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Friends First

£5,000 | County | South East | Homelessness | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of a Housing and Support Manager for a project providing support and services to homeless people in East Sussex

Friends of Five Acre Wood School

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a multi-sensory room for children with severe and complex special needs and disabilities in Kent

Friends of Gloucestershire Archives

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

Towards two years’ salary of the Engagement Manager at ‘EVOKE’, a project that works to address memory loss and loneliness in older people in Gloucestershire

Friends of Holcot

£1,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards the refurbishment of a centre providing holidays for disabled and disadvantaged children in Kent