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.

Liverpool Six Community Association

£63,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a community centre providing a range of activities and support for people in a deprived area of Liverpool

Living Hope Charity

£1,200 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to a residential centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Belfast

Living Options Devon

£43,000 | Revenue | South West | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a part-time Equipment Advisor at a project supporting people with sensory loss in North Devon

Living Room Cardiff

£120,000 | Revenue | Wales | Drugs Alcohol & Substance Misuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a peer support, holistic recovery programme providing counselling, mentoring and groups for people with substance misuse problems in Cardiff

Living Room Hertfordshire

£60,200 | Revenue | Eastern | Drugs Alcohol & Substance Misuse | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of two part-time Alcohol Addiction & Family Support Counsellors to support adults with alcohol or other addictions in deprived areas of Hertfordshire

Llanharan Primary School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a day trip to a theme park for a group of disadvantaged children from south Wales

Lochcarron Primary School Parent Council

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a week-long trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the Scottish Highlands

Lodging House Mission

£66,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project offering drop in services to homeless people and those with chaotic lives in Glasgow

London Bubble Theatre Company

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a theatre company that works with disadvantaged people in the London Borough of Southwark

London Friend

£178,000 | Improving Lives | London | LGBTQ | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Antidote Service’, which provides drug and alcohol support for LGBTQ people across London

Priority areas
Positive Choices

Longcause Community Special School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three-night trip to Dartmoor National Park for a group of disadvantaged children from Plymouth

Lorica Trust Ltd

£9,960 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project that provides land-based qualifications and volunteering opportunities for disadvantaged people in West Sussex

Lower Kersal Primary School

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

Towards a week-long trip to North Wales for a group of disadvantaged school children from Manchester

Lower Kersal Primary School

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

Towards a week-long trip to Prestatyn for a group of disadvantaged children from Manchester

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

Lowestoft & District Mencap Society

£5,600 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a coffee bar at a project providing a social centre and activities for people with learning disabilities in Suffolk

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 The Leap

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Aspirations, Careers, and Employability’ project for NEET young people in London

Manchester Camerata

£94,700 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of ‘Music in Mind’, a project for people with dementia and their carers in Manchester and Salford

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 Violence | 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

Mancroft Advice Project

£61,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Young People’s Advisor at a project providing support, activities and training for young people in Great Yarmouth

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 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

Manor Street / Cliftonville Community Group

£2,440 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2016

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