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.

Kingdom Storehouse – Harold Hill Foodbank

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Foodbank Project Manager at an organisation providing food, advice and support services to disadvantaged people in the London Borough of Havering

Kings Meadow Primary School

£1,250 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Kingsway Primary School

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

Towards a overnight trip to an outdoor education centre in Shropshire for a group of disadvantaged pupils from Gloucestershire

Kinship Care Northern Ireland

£178,000 | Improving Lives | Northern Ireland | Carers | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Caring for Kin’ project providing a range of programmes, activities, information and training sessions for grandparent carers and children in Northern Ireland

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment

Kirkdale Neighbourhood Community

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

Towards a four night trip to North Wales for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

Kirklees and Calderdale Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre

£177,200 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a counselling service for survivors of sexual trauma in Yorkshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Knoll Community Association

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of an Assistant Centre Manager at a project providing social, leisure and learning opportunities for people in a disadvantaged area of West Sussex

Knowle West Health Association

£135,000 | Strengthening Communities | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing activities, training in horticulture and cookery, and counselling sessions to promote health and wellbeing for residents of a deprived area of Bristol

Knowsley Disability Concern

£173,600 | Improving Lives | North West | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing community-based learning and development programmes and a peer support network for adults with learning disabilities in Merseyside

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

Koestler Trust

£78,000 | Improving Lives | National | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an arts mentoring project for ex-offenders across the UK

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

Kongolese Centre for Information & Advice

£1,670 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a canal boat trip for refugee children from the London Borough of Westminster

Kori

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip Dorset for a group of disadvantaged children from London

Krazy Kat Theatre Company

£5,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Signs of the Time’ project, a Deaf inspired sign language production for children from East Sussex

KTS Academy

£1,250 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to the Lake District for a group of disabled children from Saltburn

Kurdish and Middle Eastern Womens Organisation Ltd

£100,000 | Improving Lives | London | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of the Director and Organisation Development Manager at a project providing advice, support and opportunities for vulnerable Kurdish, Middle Eastern and North African women in the London Borough of Islington

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

L’Arche Belfast

£90,300 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Root Soup Coordinator and Project Developer at a project that provides supported living to adults with a learning disability in Belfast

Laburnum Boat Club

£79,700 | Revenue | London | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing paddlesport activities for disabled young people from the London Borough of Hackney

Lakeside Community Primary School

£900 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Lakeside Community Primary School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards day trips to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from Derby

Lambeth and Southwark Mind

£60,000 | Improving Lives | London | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support groups for adults with mental health issues in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Lancashire Mind

£83,400 | Revenue | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of the Wellbeing Coach at a support project in Preston for people experiencing, or at risk of developing, mental health conditions

Lancashire Women’s Centres

£135,000 | Revenue | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a women’s centre in Blackpool

Larne YMCA

£2,460 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disabled children from County Antrim

Latin American Women’s Aid Refuge

£178,200 | Improving Lives | London | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of a Refuge Manager and Refuge Empowerment Worker at a project providing support to Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese women and children who have experienced domestic abuse in London

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Launchpad Reading

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the ‘Volunteering Project’, providing support to homeless people and those at risk of homelessness in a deprived area of Berkshire

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

£47,400 | Revenue | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Administrator at a community farm in a deprived area of Bristol

LEAP Confronting Conflict

£95,000 | Revenue | National | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing specialised youth work to vulnerable and disengaged young people throughout the UK

Learning Links (Southern)

£119,100 | Improving Lives | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing early intervention, non-violent resistance therapy, for disadvantaged families in Portsmouth

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

Leatherhead Youth Project

£18,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a drop-in centre for disadvantaged young people in Surrey

Ledley Hall Boys and Girls Club

£1,460 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night museum and activity trip to Ulster for a group of disadvantaged children from Belfast