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.

Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services

£38,400 | Revenue | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an advice and support telephone helpline in Norfolk for people who have experienced domestic abuse

Leicester Art Zone

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of an art project working with asylum seekers and refugees in Leicester

Leicester LGBT Centre

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing practical and emotional support to LGBTQ people in Leicester

Leicester South Foodbank

£9,990 | County | East Midlands | County | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of the Operations Manager at a foodbank in Leicester

Leicestershire and Rutland Remap

£3,000 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a charity in Leicestershire that provides specialist equipment to disabled people

Leicestershire Cares

£135,800 | Revenue | East Midlands | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of salaries relating to a project that provides employability support to vulnerable young people in Leicestershire

Leicestershire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre

£1,000 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2017

Towards the costs of purchasing a physiotherapy couch for a project supporting people with multiple sclerosis in Leicestershire

Leith Walk Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor learning centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Edinburgh

Let Us Play

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

Towards a trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Wolverhampton

Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network

£60,000 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support for vulnerable women refugees and migrants in the London Borough of Lewisham

Lewisham Young Women’s Resource Project

£60,600 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project that provides support and educational activities to disadvantaged girls and young women in the London Borough of Lewisham

Lewisham Youth Theatre

£69,000 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Free Youth Theatre Programme’, providing youth theatre activities for disadvantaged young people in the London Borough of Lewisham

LGBT Foundation

£83,000 | Revenue | North West | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a pop-in support and counselling service for LGBTQ people in Greater Manchester

LGBT Health & Wellbeing

£97,000 | Revenue | Scotland | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a specialist Mental Health Project offering one-to one support to LGBTQ adults in Glasgow

LGBT Youth Scotland

£117,500 | Revenue | Scotland | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Volunteering Manager at a project providing support services to young LGBTQ people in Scotland

Life Cycle UK

£79,000 | Revenue | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of ‘Bike Minded’, a cycling and support group for people with mental health problems in Bristol

Life Education Wessex

£7,000 | County | South East | Drugs Alcohol & Substance Misuse | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing age-appropriate health and drug prevention education to young people across Hampshire

Lincoln Community Development Worker Project

£62,600 | Revenue | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a community development organisation in a deprived area of Lincoln, to include the salary of the Development Worker

Lindengate

£75,000 | Revenue | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing specialised gardening activities to people with mental health problems in Buckinghamshire

Link Age Southwark

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing befriending, activity groups and support to older people and those with dementia in the London Borough of Southwark

Link to Change

£90,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Helter Skelter’ project, supporting young women at risk of or experiencing child sexual exploitation in and around Cambridgeshire

Liphook Day Centre

£15,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a community centre providing support services to people in a disadvantaged area of Hampshire

Listening Post

£9,000 | County | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a counselling service for adults in Gloucestershire who are suffering emotional and psychological distress

Litherland Moss Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards the cost of a two-night trip to an educational centre for a group of children from a deprived area of Liverpool

Litherland Moss Primary School

£2,500 | 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

Little Gate Farm

£60,000 | Revenue | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Work Training Project’ at a farm that offers paid work to adults with learning disabilities in East Sussex

Littlehampton and District Foodbank

£15,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ salary of a part-time Food Bank Co-ordinator at a project food bank for disadvantaged individuals and families in West Sussex

Liverpool Association of Disabled People

£112,500 | Revenue | North West | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs, including salaries, of an organisation that provides advice, support and information to disabled people in Liverpool

Liverpool Bereavement Service

£41,900 | Revenue | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing bereavement counselling to children and young people across Merseyside

Liverpool Six Community Association

£1,560 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to the Yorkshire Dales National Park for a group of disadvantaged children from Liverpool