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.

Glencolin Residents Association

£1,660 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two-night trip to the Fermanagh Lakes for children from Belfast

Gloucester Rugby Community Charity

£18,540 | County | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a rugby based intervention project, ‘Into Touch’, for men with mental health issues in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Life Education Trust

£16,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing life education sessions for primary school students in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Life Education Trust

£10,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing life education sessions to primary school pupils in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Young Carers

£124,600 | Improving Lives | South West | Carers | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of three projects providing support to young carers with a parent affected by mental health issues in Gloucestershire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

Go Ability Trust

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

Towards one year’s salary of a Fundraiser for a charity in Kent that supports disabled people to access sports activities

Goals Beyond Grass

£20,000 | County | South West | Disability | 2020

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing opportunities for disabled people to take part in sports across Gloucestershire

Golfhill Primary Parent Council

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four-night trip to Argyll and Bute for children from Glasgow

Good Morning Service

£100,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a telephone and group befriending service for older people in Glasgow and South Ayrshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Gospel Oak Community Centre

£1,100 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a two night trip to an Activity Centre in Staffordshire for children from Birmingham

Govan Community Project

£108,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards two years’ salary of a Caseworker to provide early intervention advice and support to asylum seekers who are at risk of, or are living in, destitution in Glasgow

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Help at a Critical Moment

Grange Park Centre

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

Towards the costs of a community centre in a deprived area of Leicestershire

Granton Youth Centre

£90,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a youth centre that provides informal education and activities to support involvement in positive activities and learning opportunities for young people in a deprived part of Edinburgh

Great Barton Free Church (Ltd)

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a debt counselling project in Suffolk for vulnerable people experiencing financial difficulties

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Young Carers

£136,100 | Revenue | Eastern | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Manager and an Administration Assistant at a project providing support to Young Carers in Norfolk

Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit

£160,100 | Improving Lives | North West | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Asylum Support Housing Advice service’, providing support and advice to asylum seekers at risk of homelessness in North West England

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment

Greeensand Multi Academy Trust – Reigate School

£600 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards an activity day trip for a group of disadvantaged children from Surrey

Greeensand Multi Academy Trust T/A Reigate School

£500 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one-day trip to Sittingbourne for children from Reigate, Surrey

Green City Action

£62,200 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a gardening and recycling project for disadvantaged people in Sheffield

Greenfield Community College- Sunnydale Campus

£1,900 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards an overnight to London for a group of disadvantaged children from County Durham

Greenhill/Bradway Tenants & Residents Association

£500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to the beach for a group of disadvantaged children from Sheffield

Grimsby, Cleethorpes & District Citizens Advice Bureau

£176,600 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two Support Workers at a project providing advice, advocacy and support to people in crisis in Lincolnshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Positive Choices

Grit

£150,000 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in East London

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Positive Choices
Employment and Training

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

HAFWAY (Halliwell Action for Working Alongside Youth)

£90,000 | Revenue | North West | Children & 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