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 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.

Fiddlers Lane Community Primary School

£2,010 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a three-night trip to Snowdonia for a group of disadvantaged children from Greater Manchester

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

Filwood Hope Advice Centre

£45,000 | Revenue | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Bristol that provides a drop in advice service for people experiencing emotional, psychological and financial hardship

First Step

£110,600 | Revenue | North West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Domestic Abuse Worker at a project supporting people in Merseyside who have experienced domestic abuse

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 Derbyshire

£92,400 | Revenue | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Co-ordinator of a project in Derbyshire that provides online support and befriending to those suffering with eating disorders

First Steps Future Training

£48,800 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of ‘First Steps to Work’ an employability project for people with complex needs in Glasgow

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

Fishguard and Goodwick Young Person’s Trust Ltd

£77,500 | Revenue | Wales | Children & Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing activities and opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Pembrokeshire

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

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

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

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

Footsteps Counselling & Care

£20,000 | County | South West | Family Services | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of the Team Leader at a project providing support and counselling to people affected by pregnancy related issues or loss in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

For Jimmy

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of an intensive social engagement and academic programme for at risk young people in south-east London

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

£2,330 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the West Midlands

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