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, 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 December 2019, 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.

Lowerhouses CE (VC) JI & EY School

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

Towards a one day trip to a wildlife park for a group of disadvantaged children from Huddersfield

Lowerhouses CE (VC) JI & EY School

£2,120 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to a wildlife and science adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Huddersfield

Luton All Women’s Centre

£124,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a counselling service for women and girls affected by violence and abuse in Bedfordshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Lydney Community Centre Ltd

£3,900 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards the refurbishment of a kitchen in a community centre in a deprived area of the Forest of Dean

MAGDALEN GATES PRIMARY SCHOOL

£500 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards an overnight trip to a caravan park for a group of young carers from Norfolk

Making a Difference to Maidstone (MADM)

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

Towards two years’ salary costs of a charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people in crisis in Kent

Making It Out

£10,000 | County | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a rehabilitation project working with ex offenders and those who are at risk of offending in East Sussex

Manchester Deaf Centre

£2,430 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two-night trip to North Yorkshire for children from Manchester

Manchester Secondary Pupil Referral Unit

£500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the zoo for a group of disadvantaged children from Manchester

Manchester Young Lives

£120,000 | Revenue | North West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a targeted engagement project for young women from Manchester who are vulnerable to sexual exploitation and gang involvement

Mandeville Primary School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to the seaside for a group of children from St Albans

Manna House (Cumbria)

£60,000 | Revenue | North West | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing community support for homeless people in Kendal, Cumbria

Manningham Project Ltd

£90,400 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing advice on issues including debt, welfare benefits, housing and employment, for disadvantaged people in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Manor Academy

£800 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a three night camping trip for a group of children from Greater Manchester

Manor Academy

£1,980 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a three-night trip to Wigan for children from Manchester

Manor and Castle Development Trust

£63,800 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Health Advocacy Project’ providing health and wellbeing information, advocacy and advice for individuals in a deprived area of Sheffield

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

Manor Gardens Welfare Trust

£134,400 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing bilingual advocacy, support and information services to refugees and asylum seekers in the London Boroughs of Islington, Camden, Hackney and Haringey

Manor Street / Cliftonville Community Group

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night camping trip for a group of disadvantaged children from Belfast

Manorfield Primary School

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

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre in Essex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Marah Trust

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

Towards one year’s salary of the Drop-in Manager at a support service for people in a deprived area of Gloucestershire

Mary Ward Legal Centre

£73,100 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that provides support to people in London who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and/or living in poor housing conditions

Maternity Action

£112,500 | Improving Lives | National | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Maternity Care Access Advice Service’, that provides advice and support to migrant, asylum seeking and refugee women across the UK

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

Matthew Tree Project

£158,700 | Improving Lives | South West | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Director at a project providing a food centre and wellbeing service for vulnerable families in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

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

Mead Academy Trust (Castlemead School)

£980 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Meadow Well Connected

£150,000 | Strengthening Communities | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a community hub for disadvantaged people in the Riverside and Chirton wards of North Tyneside

Meadowside CP & Nursery School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to London for a group of disadvantaged children from Warrington

Medway Citizens Advice Bureau

£10,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a ‘Hate Crime Project’, to support victims of hate crime in Medway, Kent

Medway Plus

£12,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing water-based activities for disabled young people, and activities for older people in Kent

Medway Volunteer Centre (HANDS)

£7,500 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a volunteer befriending project supporting vulnerable older people, in Medway, Kent

Medway Volunteer Centre (HANDS)

£4,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a volunteer befriending reminiscence project in Medway, Kent that helps support people with dementia to re-access memories