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 December 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.

Money A+E UK CIC

£120,000 | Improving Lives | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing money advice, casework and mentoring programmes to people in London

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Money Matters Leicestershire

£8,000 | County | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a debt advice project in Leicester

Moor Allerton Elderly Care

£42,300 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project offering social, wellbeing, sport and learning opportunities for disadvantaged older people in a disadvantaged area of Leeds

Moorside Community Primary Academy

£2,200 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Moorside Primary School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from Newcastle upon Tyne

Moorside Primary School

£2,050 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to Northumberland for school children from a deprived area of County Durham

Morecambe Bay Community Primary School

£2,200 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards an overnight trip to London for a group of disadvantaged children from Lancashire

Mosac

£104,100 | Improving Lives | National | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and advocacy to children who have experienced sexual abuse and their non-abusing parents and carers in London, the South East, and with some National work

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

Mosses Community Association Ltd

£90,000 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Centre Manager at a community hub for disadvantaged people in Bury, Greater Manchester

Motiv8 South Ltd

£180,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of the Motiv8 Family Well-Being Service, supporting disadvantaged families in Hampshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Mount Wise Community Primary School

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

Towards a two-night trip to an adventure centre in Cornwall for a group of disadvantaged school children from Devon

Moving On (Inverclyde)

£86,700 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Worker at the ‘Connexions’ project providing one-to-one and group skills training, information and advice to individuals with substance misuse issues in Inverclyde

Priority areas
Positive Choices

Movingsounds

£2,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a dementia programme for people in deprived areas of East Sussex

Mudlarks Community Garden

£85,600 | Revenue | Eastern | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Cafe Baker at a project providing training, work experience and employment for adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues in Hertfordshire

Mulgrave Primary School

£750 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Multi-Cultural Family Base

£60,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Safe Haven’ project, providing support to refugees in Edinburgh

Music In Our Bones

£20,000 | County | Eastern | Carers | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of health and wellbeing singing communities in Suffolk, working with family carers and older people

Music Pool

£71,100 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing therapeutic arts activities to people of all ages and abilities and their communities in and around Herefordshire

Music4Wellbeing

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing social support groups for family carers and older people living with long-term degenerative health conditions in Kent

Musical Memories

£4,700 | County | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing music skills and singing events for people with dementia in Surrey

Mustard Seed Relief Mission

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards one year’s salary of a Project Co-ordinator for an outreach project working with older people in Eastbourne

My Home Life Essex Community Association

£96,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Local Strategic Co-ordinator at a project providing activities to enhance the wellbeing of older people living in care homes in Essex

My Sister’s Place

£120,000 | Improving Lives | North East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Therapeutic Services Manager at a project providing support to women who have experienced domestic abuse in Middlesbrough, Teesside

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

National Youth Theatre Of Great Britain (NYT)

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of ‘Playing Up’ project for disadvantaged young people in London

Nehemiah Project

£174,900 | Improving Lives | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of an existing Supported Housing Manager post, and a new part-time Family Support Worker, providing rehabilitation programmes and support for ex-offenders with drug and alcohol problems in London

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Netherley Youth and Community Initiative Ltd

£96,500 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a food bank, activities and education and employability support for people in a deprived area of Liverpool

Netherton Feelgood Factory

£75,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged people in Netherton, Merseyside

Netherton Park Community Association

£114,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support for disadvantaged families in a deprived area of Merseyside

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

New Forest Bike Project CIC

£20,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and training & employment opportunities to disadvantaged and rurally isolated people in Hampshire

New Forest Disability Information Service

£13,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards two years’ salary for a Senior Welfare Benefits Advisor supporting isolated disabled people and their families in the New Forest