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.

Manorfield Primary School

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

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre in Essex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Marah Trust

£10,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of the Drop-in Manager at a support service for people in a deprived area of Gloucestershire

Marlfields Primary Academy

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a five-night trip to Anglesey for a group of disadvantaged children from Cheshire

Martineau Gardens

£45,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a therapeutic horticulture programme for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities in Birmingham

Mary Ward Legal Centre

£73,100 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that provides support to people in London who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and/or living in poor housing conditions

Marylebone Bangladesh Society

£32,000 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Youth Development Project’, providing support to disadvantaged young people in the London Borough of Westminster

Maternity Action

£112,500 | Improving Lives | National | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Maternity Care Access Advice Service’, that provides advice and support to migrant, asylum seeking and refugee women across the UK

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

Matthew Tree Project

£158,700 | Improving Lives | South West | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Director at a project providing a food centre and wellbeing service for vulnerable families in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Maya Centre

£63,200 | Revenue | London | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards two years’ continuation funding of a Community Support Worker who provides practical support to clients from the London Borough of Islington and surrounding areas

Maytree Respite Centre

£105,000 | Revenue | National | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a respite centre in London for people across England who are experiencing suicidal thoughts

Mead Academy Trust (Castlemead School)

£980 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Wiltshire

Meadowside CP & Nursery School

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

Towards a two-night trip to London for a group of disadvantaged children from Warrington

Medway & Swale Advocacy Partnerships

£16,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support and advocacy to people with mental health issues in Kent

Medway Plus

£12,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing water-based activities for disabled young people, and activities for older people in Kent

Medway Volunteer Centre

£9,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Supported Volunteer’ project, providing training and voluntary work to disadvantaged people in Kent

Medway Volunteer Centre (HANDS)

£4,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a volunteer befriending reminiscence project in Medway, Kent that helps support people with dementia to re-access memories

Megan Baker House Ltd

£100,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support services for children and adults with motor disabilities in the West Midlands

Mellers Primary School

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

Towards a four-night trip to Yorkshire for school children from a deprived area of Nottingham

Mencap New Forest

£16,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards two years’ salary of a Development Officer for a charity supporting people with disabilities and their families/carers in Hampshire

Mentor Link

£67,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides dedicated one to one social and emotional support to distressed, disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people in the West Midlands

Mentoring Plus

£81,000 | Revenue | South West | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a mentoring programme for vulnerable children and young people in Bath Somerset

Merlin Top Primary Academy School

£2,200 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to Whitby for a group of disadvantaged school children from West Yorkshire

Merlin Top Primary Academy School

£1,800 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to the Yorkshire Dales for a group of disadvantaged children from Keighley

Mermaids

£91,800 | Revenue | National | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing information and support to young people who are transgender or gender-nonconforming, and their families, across the UK

Merton Bank Primary School

£2,380 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor pursuits centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

Merton Centre for Independent Living

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing a range of support to disabled people in the London Borough of Merton

Merton Home Tutoring Service

£90,000 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides weekly English language lessons in the homes of adult refugees and migrants in the London Borough of Merton

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

METRO Charity (The Metro Centre Ltd)

£105,000 | Revenue | London | LGBTQ | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Mental Health Advocate to support LGBTQ Londoners with mental health issues

Mid Surrey Mencap

£3,600 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a summer playscheme for children and young people with learning disabilities in Surrey

Middlesbrough Sportability Club

£5,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing activities to young people with disabilities in Middlesbrough