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 September 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.

Felixstowe Youth Development Group

£171,100 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to vulnerable young people with mental health issues in Felixstowe

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Fellowship of St Nicholas

£168,500 | Improving Lives | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project to deliver group sessions designed to alleviate anxiety and strengthen resilience for children and young people in East Sussex

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

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

£60,000 | Improving Lives | Northern Ireland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the children and young people’s service, providing support to children and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

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

Ferry Lane Primary School

£1,890 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four-night trip to the Brecon Beacons National Park for children from London

Fife Women’s Aid

£76,200 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of a Court Worker at a project providing advocacy and support for women affected by domestic violence in Fife, Scotland

Fife Women’s Aid

£115,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Court Support Worker, at a project providing advocacy and support to women affected by domestic violence in Fife, Scotland

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Find a Voice

£15,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2020

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity supporting people who have speech, language and communication needs in Ashford, Kent

First Step Community Project

£150,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a family support service providing outreach, respite childcare, group activities and volunteering opportunities for disadvantaged families in East Lothian

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

First Step Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

£120,000 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project supporting male survivors of sexual abuse in Leicestershire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

First Step North East

£5,467 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Transformation Programme’ providing a suite of integrated activities for women from disadvantaged communities in the west end of Newcastle

First Steps New Forest

£9,000 | County | South East | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to people with disabilities and mental health issues from the Gypsy and Traveller community in Hampshire

First Stop Darlington

£82,200 | Revenue | North East | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support to homeless people and those at risk of homelessness to live independently in Darlington

Fleetwood Town Community Trust

£90,400 | Improving Lives | North West | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ staffing costs of a project providing employability support and training for young people who are not in employment, education or training in Lancashire

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Florence Institute Trust Ltd

£120,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing a range of activities, classes and workshops for disadvantaged communities in Liverpool

Flower Estate Family Action

£67,500 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of a community centre in Sheffield.

Fluid Motion Theatre Company

£14,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing theatre activities for people with mental health issues in Hampshire

Folkestone Rainbow Centre

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing help and support to disadvantaged people in deprived areas of Kent

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