Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Revenue and Capital grants made through our main grants programme (now closed), County Grants, Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

These grants were made before the launch of our new grant programmes and strategy, so please note that they may not reflect our current grantmaking policy.

Details of the grants awarded through the Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities programmes will be made once we begin to award grants in 2018.

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 March 2017, 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 .

Back-Up Trust

£75,000 | Revenue | National | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a programme of work with children and young people with spinal cord injury and their families in the UK

BAD Bikes

£1,130 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night camping trip to for a group of disadvantaged children from South Wales

Bamboozle Theatre Company

£9,980 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Leicestershire providing interactive theatre experiences for children with profound learning disabilities

Bandbazi

£9,870 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing arts and creative workshops for people with mental health difficulties in Brighton and Hove

Barlow Moor Community Association

£79,300 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary and related costs of a Centre Manager to manage the services and activities at a community hub in Greater Manchester

Barnsley and District Citizens Advice Bureau

£89,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing drop-in and outreach support to disadvantaged families and those with disabled children in and around Barnsley

Barrow & Districts Society for the Blind

£25,000 | Capital | North West | Disability | 2016

Towards the refurbishment of premises at a project providing support services to visually impaired people in Cumbria

Basingstoke NeighbourCare

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Befriending Co-ordinator at a project providing support to isolated people in Hampshire

Be Safe Be Well

£123,200 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to men from Causeway Coast and Glen Borough Council areas in Northern Ireland

Bearnes Voluntary Primary School

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

Towards a three-night trip to an activity centre in Dartmoor for a group of disadvantaged children from Devon

Bede Foodbank t/a Newcastle West End Foodbank

£9,480 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing food and support to disadvantaged people in Newcastle upon Tyne

Befriend A Child

£75,300 | Revenue | Scotland | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Befriending Support Worker at a project supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable children in and around Aberdeen

Befriending Scheme

£60,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding for the Operations Manager at a project providing befriending services for adults with learning disabilities in Suffolk

Bell View (Belford) Ltd

£8,958 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support and information to isolated and vulnerable people in Northumberland

Bellenden Primary School

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre in Kent, for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Lewisham

Better Days

£3,320 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to people with learning disabilities in Newcastle upon Tyne

Better Leeds Communities

£139,200 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Debt Outreach Worker at a project in Leeds providing debt advice and support

Big House

£74,300 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of the Associate Director at a project engaging and mentoring at-risk and NEET care leavers in London

Birchen Coppice Primary School Holiday Club

£715 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

Birkby Infant and Nursery School

£880 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau

£135,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a Senior Practitioner to support and train casework volunteers in the West Midlands

Birmingham Community Spirit

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night trip to a farm in Devon for a group of disabled children from Birmingham

Birmingham Disability Resource Centre

£90,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Safe and Sound’ project which provides support, advice and advocacy to disabled adults from Birmingham and Solihull

Birmingham LGBT

£79,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of a IDVA at a domestic violence project in Birmingham for the LGBTQ community

Birmingham Settlement

£97,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Community Action Worker at a project providing support to disadvantaged people in Birmingham

Birth Companions

£75,000 | Revenue | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an organisation supporting pregnant women in HMP Holloway

Bishop Creighton House

£79,900 | Revenue | London | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Homeline Volunteer Coordinator at a project providing support to older, isolated people in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

Bivol Trust

£5,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Tuesday Art, Design and Dressmaking Group’ for young people with learning and/or physical disabilities in Portsmouth

Bivol Trust

£5,300 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Tuesday Youth Club’ for disabled young people in Portsmouth

Blackhall Colliery Primary School

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

Towards a three-night trip to the Lake District for a group of disadvantaged children from Cleveland