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.

Friends of Holcot

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a group holiday centre and community outreach programme in Kent for disadvantaged children and their families

Friends of Lanterns

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families and children with disabilities and additional needs in Hampshire

Friends of Lanterns

£5,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families in Hampshire

Friends of St Nicholas Special School

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards the cost of creating a multi-use accessible outdoor sports area at a Special School in Kent

Friends of the Family Winchester Ltd

£105,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ project costs of a befriending service for children aged 5 to 13 years old from disadvantaged families in Winchester

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Full Circle@Docklands

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

Towards a three-night trip to an outdoor activity centre in Breconshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Bristol

Fun In Action for Children

£5,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Volunteer Befriender Programme’ for disadvantaged children in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Fun In Action for Children

£5,640 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Volunteer Befriender Programme’ for disadvantaged children in Brighton and Hove

Fusion Family and Youth Projects

£2,400 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Futures Theatre Company

£49,300 | Revenue | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of a project providing participatory theatre and specialist training sessions for young women in South London

Fylde Coast Womens Aid

£139,600 | Revenue | North West | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Blackpool supporting children and young people who are at risk of sexual exploitation and online grooming

Gap – A Thanet Community Project

£20,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards two years’ salaries of key workers for ‘The Gap Project’ which provides support, advice and activities for isolated and lonely individuals in a deprived area of Kent

GASP Motor Project

£20,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing courses in motor mechanics for at risk young people in Surrey

Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group

£130,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing emotional and practical support to people held in immigration detention at Gatwick Airport

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Geeza Break

£72,100 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Children & Young People | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of a project supporting young people of parents with addiction issues transitioning to living with another family member in Glasgow

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Geeza Break

£60,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Support Worker at the ‘Geeza Chance’ project, supporting young people in Glasgow to transition away from living with parents with addiction issues

Gelliswick VC School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a three night trip to Pembrokeshire for children from Milford Haven

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

Gendered Intelligence CIC

£180,000 | Improving Lives | National | LGBTQ | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support to young trans people in Bristol, Leeds and London

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

Genesis Project

£26,200 | Christian Projects | North East | Christian Projects | 2020

Towards two years’ salary a Project Worker and Project Coordinator for a project reaching out to children, young people and families on the Grove Hill estate in Middlesbrough

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 Abuse | 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

Gillingham Baptist Church

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a Family Outreach project to work with vulnerable families living in a deprived area in Kent

Girvan Youth Trust

£83,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Children & 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

Giving Life Opportunities to Women (GLOW)

£150,000 | Strengthening Communities | Northern Ireland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged girls, aged 10-18, and women in North and West Belfast

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