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.

Hometruths Cooperative Ltd

£88,600 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an IDVA at an independent domestic abuse service in Swindon supporting survivors of domestic abuse and stalking from partners/ex-partners

Hoo Peninsula Cares CIC

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a project addressing social isolation in rural areas of Kent

Hope Centre

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

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing advice, support and training to homeless and vulnerable people in a deprived area of Merseyside

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support
Positive Choices

Hope Community Project (Wolverhampton)

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing a range of support and activities for disadvantaged families and individuals in Wolverhampton

Hope Into Action: East of England

£76,700 | Revenue | East Midlands | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Empowerment Worker at a project in Nottingham providing support to homeless and vulnerable people to help them sustain independent living

Hope Street Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of a full time Centre Manager at a project providing a programme of support to individuals in a deprived area of Kent

Hope Street Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing employment support, computer training and work placements for people in a deprived area of Kent

Hope’s Place

£12,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support services in schools for disadvantaged young people across the south of Gloucestershire

Hope’s Place

£6,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people across South Gloucestershire

Horden Youth and Community Centre

£110,200 | Revenue | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs plus a contribution towards the salary of the Facilities Operative, at a community centre providing activities, events and training in Durham

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association

£1,270 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an Activity Centre in Kent a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Islington

Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

£8,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs of the Young Digital Makers prject for disadvantaged young people in and around Whitstable and Herne bay, East Kent

Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

£6,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of digital creative activities created by and for disadvantaged young people in Kent

Hospice Hope

£5,000 | County | East Midlands | Health Care | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of ‘Hope House’, a support service for people with life limiting conditions in Leicestershire

Hounslow Action for Youth

£70,000 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards two years’ salary of the Senior Project Manager at the Youth Bonds Project, providing support to young people with behavioural, learning and mental health difficulties in the London Borough of Hounslow

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

Hour Community

£8,600 | County | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs and salary of a Mental Wellbeing Worker at a ‘Worry Tree Cafe’ for people with mental health issues in Framlingham, Suffolk

Hour Community

£6,000 | County | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a ‘Worry Tree CafŽ’ project in Suffolk for people with mental health issues

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2019

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

Hull & East Yorkshire MIND

£109,300 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

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

Hull Community Church

£47,100 | Christian Projects | Yorkshire & the Humber | Christian Projects | 2019

Towards two years’ salary of a Treasured Church Co-ordinator to inspire families in Hull to connect with faith through special events, worship and hands-on activities

Hull FC Rugby Community Sports & Education Foundation

£92,400 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs, including the salary of the Project Coordinator, of a sports education and training programme in Hull for NEET young people with additional needs

Hull Lighthouse Project

£132,700 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Sex Work, Trafficking & Modern Slavery | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Hull providing a range of support, including advice and an outreach service, for women involved in sex work

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Icon Theatre

£15,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards two year’s running costs of the ‘Pulse’ project in Kent, which helps address the needs of adults with mental health issues in the six months after hospital discharge

Ignite Trust

£85,700 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Employment Support Worker at project that works to establish pathways to education, training or employment for marginalised young people in the London Borough of Harrow

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment

Imago Dei Prison Ministry

£16,860 | County | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2020

Towards two years’ running costs of two courses addressing offending behaviour for women in two prisons in Surrey

IMECE Women’s Group

£95,500 | Improving Lives | London | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards two years’ project costs of the ‘Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)’ project, working with Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish women who have experienced Violence

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Immediate Theatre

£105,000 | Improving Lives | London | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project using drama to support employability and skills development for BME women and young people in the London Borough of Hackney

Priority areas
Employment and Training

In2play CIC

£125,000 | Strengthening Communities | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people and their families in Hastings

Include Me Too (IM2)

£84,800 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Carers | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a befriending and advocacy support service for parents and carers of a disabled child in Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Include Youth

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to young people who have been or are in care, or are from disadvantaged communities across Northern Ireland