Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme (now closed), 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 March 2020, 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.

Learning for the Fourth Age (L4A)

£20,000 | County | East Midlands | Older People | 2020

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity providing informal learning opportunities for older people in residential and nursing homes in Leicestershire

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

Learning Partnerships

£122,800 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a STEP key worker at a project providing coaching and support to long-term unemployed people from the BAME community in Leeds

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Leatherhead Trinity School

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four-night trip to North Devon for children from Leatherhead

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

Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services

£38,400 | Revenue | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 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 | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

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

Leicester Wheels for All

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity providing subsidised cycling classes on specialist bicycles for disabled and adults 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 | Children & 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 (Wolverhampton)

£1,160 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one-day trip to an Outdoor Activity Centre for 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

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 Youth Scotland

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | LGBTQ | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Breaking Down Barriers’ project providing support services to young LGBT people in Scotland

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

Life Education Wessex

£12,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2019

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

Lily’s Social Kitchen CIC

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project offering workplace training for vulnerable people in Canterbury, Kent

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

Listening Place

£90,000 | Improving Lives | London | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing one to one listening support to people who are having suicidal thoughts or are at risk of committing suicide in London

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

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 | 2020

Towards the cost of a two night trip to Lancashire for children from Merseyside

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 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