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.

Age Concern Merstham, Redhill Reigate Voluntary Association for the Elderly

£20,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a day centre in Surrey providing activities, events and socialising for older people

Age Concern St Hilda’s

£5,000 | County | South West | Older People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a lunch club for older people in a deprived area of Gloucestershire

Age Concern St Hilda’s

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a lunch club for older people in Gloucester

Age Concern Syston and District

£5,000 | County | East Midlands | Older People | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of the Office Co-ordinator at a project providing information, advice and support to older people in a deprived area of Leicestershire

Age UK Bedfordshire

£100,100 | Revenue | Eastern | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary for a Manager of Information, Advice and Community Support Services and running costs of a project providing services to older people in Bedford

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen

£78,600 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2017

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an outreach advice service for older people in Blackburn with Darwen

Age UK Bury

£78,400 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing an Information and Advice Service for older people and their carers in Lancashire

Age UK Doncaster

£83,700 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing information and advice to older people in South Yorkshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Age UK Gateshead

£87,000 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Co-ordinator at a project providing befriending networks and activities for older people in Gateshead

Age UK Lindsey

£120,800 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of four part-time Information and Advice Officers at a project providing help and support for older people in Lincolnshire

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

Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington

£74,100 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing a befriending service for isolated older people in the Darlington

Age UK Scarborough & District

£77,800 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a telephone and home visiting befriending service for older people in Yorkshire

Age UK Sheffield

£90,600 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Information and Advice Service’ for older people in Sheffield

Age UK Sunderland

£95,000 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Friends and Neighbours’ project for older people in care homes in Tyne & Wear

Age UK West Cumbria

£88,300 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of support services around health and wellbeing for older people in Cumbria

AHOY Centre

£80,800 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of two part-time posts providing additional support and mentoring to vulnerable young people at a sailing and water-based project in London

Alamein Community Association

£10,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity providing help and support to people in a deprived area of Hampshire

Albert Kennedy Trust

£75,000 | Revenue | London | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the London Caseworker at a project providing support, advice and guidance to young LGBTQ people in London

Alkham Valley Community Project

£6,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing therapeutic equine activities for disabled adults and children in Kent

All Saints Catholic Primary School

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to Wales for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

Allanson Street Primary School

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

Towards a three-night trip to York for a group of disadvantaged school children from Merseyside

Allsorts Gloucestershire

£94,200 | Revenue | South West | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support for families with disabled children in Gloucestershire

Almondbury Community School

£1,180 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Alnwick Young Peoples Association (Gallery Youth)

£6,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Young People | 2016

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

Alongside You

£1,540 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre in Kent for a group of disadvantaged children from East London

Alternatives Trust East London

£99,700 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of salary of the Centre Manager at a project providing physical and mental health services for women in the London Borough of Newham

Amaze

£147,000 | Revenue | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘DLA Project’ supporting families in Brighton and Hove with disabled children through changes affecting their Disability Living Allowance and related benefits

Ambition Aspire Achieve

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

Towards a four-night camping trip to Essex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Newham

Ambition Aspire Achieve

£2,125 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night summer camp for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Newham

Anah Project

£152,400 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries and associated running costs of a project providing services to those experiencing domestic abuse in and around Bradford