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.

Groundswell Network Support

£64,000 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to homeless people across London

Groundwork North, East and West Yorkshire

£80,400 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Men in Sheds’ project using woodworking to support and engage vulnerable and isolated older men in Leeds

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Grove Cottage

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of support and activities for people with learning disabilities and their families in Hertfordshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

GROW

£92,900 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a support project for people with mental health problems in Belfast

Growing Well Ltd

£69,700 | Revenue | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an Occupational Therapist at a project providing support to people with mental health issues in Cumbria

Hackney Quest

£75,600 | Revenue | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Adult and Youth Volunteering Programmes’ at a project tackling social exclusion in the London Borough of Hackney

HAFWAY (Halliwell Action for Working Alongside Youth)

£90,000 | Revenue | North West | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of Youth Workers at a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in a deprived area of Bolton

Halton Carers’ Centre

£120,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Carers | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of Carer Support Workers at a project providing training and social activities for young and adult carers in a deprived area of Cheshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

Hammersmith & Fulham Mencap

£120,500 | Improving Lives | London | Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of a part-time Assistant and a Sessional Worker at a project providing transitional activities and support to young people with learning disabilities in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Hampden House

£1,960 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an overnight trip to an outdoor activity centre in Essex children from a disadvantaged area of Suffolk

Hampshire Fostering Network

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity in Hampshire that provides help and support to care leavers and their carers

Hampton Trust

£178,900 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme’ and ‘Integrated Women’s Safety Service’ at an organisation working with both victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse in Hampshire

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

Harborough District Children and Young People’s Charity

£19,000 | County | East Midlands | Young People | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of the Strategic Manager at a project providing support and services to disadvantaged young people in Leicestershire, with a particular focus on the Gypsy and Traveller community

Harborough District Children and Young People’s Charity

£19,810 | County | East Midlands | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2018

Towards two years’ running cost of a charity providing support services to disadvantaged young people in Leicestershire, and particularly those in Gypsy and Traveller communities

Harbour Cancer Support Centre

£20,000 | County | South East | Health Care | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a cancer support centre in Hampshire

Haringey Migrant Support Centre

£46,500 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Coordinator at a project providing support and legal advice to migrants and asylum seekers in the London Borough of Haringey

Haringey Shed Ltd

£2,100 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two day trip to an outdoor residential centre for a group of disadvantaged and disabled children from the London Borough of Haringey

Harrow Association of Somali Voluntary Organisations

£76,000 | Improving Lives | London | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs, including the salary of an Advice Worker, at a project providing advice and advocacy for people of Somali and Arabic origin in the London Borough of Harrow

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Accommodation Housing Support
Employment and Training

Harrow Carers

£116,600 | Revenue | London | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Adult Services Manager and running costs of a project that provides psychosocial support to carers in the London Borough of Harrow

Harrow Citizens Advice Bureau

£100,000 | Revenue | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a drop in advice service in the London Borough of Harrow

Hartcliffe Club for Young People

£2,280 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night trip to an outdoor education centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Bristol

Hartcliffe Health and Environment Action Group

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

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing mental health support sessions, activity clubs, courses and workshops for people in a disadvantaged area of Bristol

Hartlepool Foodbank

£10,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing food and support to disadvantaged people in a deprived area of Co Durham

Hartlepool People Limited

£5,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a centre providing activities and services for individuals in need in Tees Valley

HARV Domestic Abuse Services

£100,000 | Capital | North West | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards the cost of a new building for an organisation that provides support services to adults and children in Lancashire who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse

Hastings & St Leonards CAP Debt Help Centre

£2,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a debt advice service for disadvantaged families and individuals in East Sussex

Hastings Advice & Representation Centre

£114,600 | Improving Lives | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Worker to provide specialist welfare benefits advice and income maximisation at outreach surgeries for people who are housebound East Sussex

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Havelock Family Centre

£65,400 | Capital | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards the refurbishment of a community centre providing support services to people in deprived areas of the London Borough of Ealing

Haven Community Project

£94,400 | Strengthening Communities | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a full time Youth and Community Worker at a project providing an advice service, youth sessions and a community cafe in a deprived area of Birmingham

Hawthorn Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Newcastle upon Tyne