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 September 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.

Independent Advocacy North East

£84,700 | Improving Lives | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two Independent Advocates to provide support to vulnerable people in Tyne & Wear

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Independent Arts

£117,900 | Improving Lives | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing social singing groups for older people in the Isle of Wight

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Ingol and Tanterton Community Trust

£163,200 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of an organisation providing support to disadvantaged people in Preston

Inquest

£169,900 | Improving Lives | National | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Family Caseworker at a National project providing support and information to bereaved families following the contentious or state related death of a loved one

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Insight Society

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to Birmingham for a group of blind/visually impaired children from Wolverhampton

InSpire at St Peter’s Ltd

£120,000 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Caseworker at a project providing employability training and education opportunities in the London Borough of Southwark for young people who have significant support needs

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Inspiring Grace

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to a campsite for a group of disadvantaged children from Lancashire

Intake Primary Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a two night trip to the Yorkshire Dales for children from Doncaster

Integratus Charity of the United Kingdom

£730 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Hackney

Interest Link Borders

£90,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a befriending service for adults, children and young people with learning disabilities in the Scottish Borders

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Inverclyde Women’s Aid SCIO

£88,600 | Revenue | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a sexual abuse support service for women and children in Inverclyde

Involve Kent Ltd

£77,300 | Revenue | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to isolated, older people in Maidstone and Malling, Kent

Ipswich Community Playbus

£7,000 | County | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a Playbus providing play sessions for pre school children and their families in Suffolk

Ipswich Community Playbus

£5,000 | County | Eastern | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a playbus providing play facilities for children and their families in a deprived area of Ipswich, Suffolk

Ipswich Disabled Advice Bureau

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of the Bureau Manager at a project providing information and advice to disabled people in Suffolk

Ipswich Opportunity Group

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of support group sessions at a project providing information, advice and support to families who have pre-school children with additional needs in Ipswich, Suffolk

Irene Taylor Trust

£75,000 | Revenue | National | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a music-based rehabilitation project working with prisoners and ex-offenders across the UK

Irish Community Services

£86,000 | Revenue | London | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in south London that provides support to carers and those living with dementia

Islington People’s Rights

£75,000 | Revenue | London | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing specialist welfare benefits and debt advice to people with disabilities in the London Borough of Islington

IT Schools Africa UK Community Programme

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

Towards two years’ salary costs of the IT Workshop Manager for the Gloucestershire Community Outreach Programme

JADE Youth & Community

£180,000 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing a range of activities and support for young people in a deprived area of Dinnington, South Yorkshire

John Henry Newman Academy

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre in Wiltshire for a group of disadvantaged school children from Oxfordshire

Just 42

£20,000 | County | Eastern | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of the Compass mentoring project, for disadvantaged young people in Suffolk

Just for Kids Law

£91,900 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Youth Advocate at a project providing advocacy, support and advice to disadvantaged children and young people in London

Justice First Ltd

£76,500 | Revenue | North East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides support to people in the Tees Valley who are seeking asylum and have initially been refused leave to stay

Justlife Foundation

£84,400 | Improving Lives | South East | Homelessness | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Engagement Worker at the Activities Programme and Support Project, supporting people in unsupported temporary accommodation in Brighton and Hove

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Kairos Women Working Together

£120,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Sex Work, Trafficking & Modern Slavery | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to women at risk of, or subject to, sexual exploitation in Coventry

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support

Kamelia Kids

£19,500 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing pre-school care to children with learning difficulties, complex needs and life-limiting conditions in West Sussex

Karis Neighbour Scheme

£90,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of the Ladywood Community Advice Service delivering welfare rights advice, general advocacy support and a community job club to people in the Ladywood area of Birmingham.

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Employment and Training

Karma Nirvana

£179,600 | Improving Lives | National | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of the national helpline project providing specialist support and guidance to victims, survivors and professionals living or working with Honour Based Abuse.

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support