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 September 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.

Home-Start Kennet

£150,000 | Improving Lives | South West | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Wiltshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

Home-Start Lambeth

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families in the London Borough of Lambeth

Home-Start Leeds

£101,700 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing pre-natal support to vulnerable families in Leeds

Home-Start Lisburn / Colin

£45,200 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Families Together Programme’, providing group support and courses for disadvantaged families with young children in the Greater Lisburn area

Home-Start Lorn

£90,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Oban and Lorn, Argyll and the Isle of Mull

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

Home-Start Manchester North

£85,300 | Revenue | North West | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the ‘BEST’ project, providing a volunteer home-visiting service to vulnerable BAME families in North and Central Manchester

Home-Start Medway

£13,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Pop N Play’ group, providing on going support after home visiting for disadvantaged families with young children in Kent

Home-Start Newcastle Borough

£42,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Family Services | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a Home-Start working with disadvantaged families in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Home-Start North East Worcestershire

£81,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Worcestershire. Funding is specifically towards a project supporting parents with mental health issues

Home-Start North Somerset

£58,700 | Revenue | South West | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Senior Organiser at a project providing support to vulnerable and disadvantaged families with young children in north Somerset

Home-Start North Somerset

£129,700 | Improving Lives | South West | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of Home-Start in a deprived area of North Somerset

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Home-Start North West Leicestershire

£6,930 | County | East Midlands | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Baby Giggles’ project, a course in Leicestershire encouraging parent and child attachment

Home-Start Northampton

£105,000 | Revenue | East Midlands | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Northamptonshire

Home-Start Oxford

£91,600 | Revenue | South East | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the volunteer home-visiting service for disadvantaged families from Oxford and surrounding areas

Home-Start Pendle & Ribble Valley

£153,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a perinatal mental health project for families with young children in a deprived area of Lancashire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Home-Start Portsmouth

£122,700 | Improving Lives | South East | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Portsmouth

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Home-Start Reading

£76,400 | Revenue | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards two and a half years’ continuation funding towards the running costs of a Home-Start working with disadvantaged families in Berkshire

Home-Start Redbridge

£51,000 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support services to disadvantaged families with young children in the London Borough of Redbridge

Home-Start Richmondshire

£80,800 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start working with vulnerable families in a deprived area of Yorkshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

Home-Start Rossendale, Burnley & Hyndburn

£70,000 | Revenue | North West | Family Services | 2016

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support to vulnerable and disadvantaged families with young children in Rossendale, Burnley & Hyndburn

Home-Start Runnymede & Woking

£20,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families with young children in Surrey

Home-Start Rushmoor & Hart

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families with young children in Hampshire

Home-Start Sittingbourne and Sheppey

£8,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project supporting vulnerable families with young children in a deprived area of Kent

Home-Start Slough

£66,000 | Revenue | South East | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Family Support Co-ordinator at a project in Berkshire providing support to disadvantaged families with young children with autism and learning difficulties

Home-Start South East Dorset

£79,700 | Improving Lives | South West | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of South East Dorset

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Home-Start South West Kent

£7,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a Home-Start working with disadvantaged families in Kent

Home-Start South West Kent

£20,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Kent

Home-Start Southwark

£102,000 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Senior Coordinator at a project providing support to disadvantaged families with young children in the London Borough of Southwark

Home-Start St Helens

£105,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a Home-Start working with vulnerable families in a deprived area of Merseyside

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands

£63,600 | Revenue | West Midlands | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to vulnerable families in the Staffordshire Moorlands