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 June 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.

Northgate Primary

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a two-night trip to Norfolk for children from Great Yarmouth

Northmoor Community Association

£78,000 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing support to people in a deprived area of Manchester

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

£130,500 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Director, an Advice Worker, and costs relating to a Counsellor, at a project providing advice and counselling for refugees and asylum seekers in London

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

Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum

£115,000 | Revenue | East Midlands | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a drop-in advice service for refugees and asylum seekers in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Limited

£175,300 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support for female survivors of domestic abuse in Nottinghamshire who have been pregnant or had a child in the last two years

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

NR5 Project (Trading As Future Projects)

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

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing employability advice, guidance, advocacy and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Norwich

Number One Community Trust (TW) Ltd

£8,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of an Office Administrator at a community centre in a deprived area of Kent that provides a cafe, pre-school groups, a youth club, a library and groups for older people

Oak Grove College

£6,500 | County | South East | Disability | 2020

Towards costs of installing a new hoist system at a special education college for young people with moderate, severe or profound learning needs in Worthing, West Sussex

Oarsome Chance Foundation (OCF)

£10,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity offering boat-based skills to disadvantaged young people in Hampshire

Oasis Children’s Venture

£165,300 | Improving Lives | London | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding, including salaries of the Manager and an Inclusive Support Worker, at a project providing activities for children and young people with disabilities and their families in the London Borough of Lambeth

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

Oasis Community Project – East Hastings

£3,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s salary and of the Projects Manager at an organisation providing community support to disadvantaged people in a deprived area of East Sussex

Oasis Domestic Abuse Service

£180,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding for salary and project costs of two Young Adult Mentors to support children and young people who have been affected by domestic abuse and other adverse childhood experiences in East Kent

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

Oasis Domestic Abuse Service

£103,600 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary and related project costs of a Mentor at a project providing support to young people affected by domestic violence in a deprived area of Kent

OCD Action

£81,500 | Improving Lives | National | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the Nationwide ‘Step Forward’ project providing telephone and email support and information to people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Ocean Youth Trust South

£10,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a project that provides support to disadvantaged young people in Hampshire through sailing activities

Off the Record (South East Hampshire)

£90,100 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides support and information services to young people in deprived areas of Hampshire

Olive Tree Primary School

£1,280 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to the Lake District for a group of disadvantaged children from Greater Manchester

Oliver Goldsmith Primary School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Omega; the National Association for End of Life Care

£87,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to bereaved carers and their families in the West Midlands

On Your Bike (Recycle) Ltd

£60,000 | Revenue | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project delivering bike-related recycling training and development to enhance employment opportunities for people in a deprived area of Somerset

One Church Brighton

£3,000 | County | South East | Homelessness | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Buncton Manor Project’ supporting people in crisis in Brighton and Hove

One North East London

£150,000 | Improving Lives | London | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing abstinence based rehabilitation programmes for people affected by addiction in North East London

Priority areas
Positive Choices

One Voice Blackburn CIC

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

Towards a four-day trip to Edinburgh for a group of disadvantaged girls from Blackburn

One Voice Blackburn CIC

£2,080 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

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

ONE25

£90,000 | Revenue | South West | Sex Work, Trafficking & Modern Slavery | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project in Bristol providing night outreach, drop in services and support to women involved in street sex-work

Onside Independent Advocacy

£72,200 | Revenue | West Midlands | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Reconnections Mentor at a project supporting vulnerable and lonely older people in a deprived area of Worcestershire

Opening Doors London

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

Towards three years’ running costs of an LGBT befriending service for older people across London

Orb Community Enterprise

£149,800 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ project costs of a social prescribing programme for people with moderate mental ill health in Harrogate District, North Yorkshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

Ore Community Association

£2,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a community group for older people in East Sussex

Our Special Friends

£7,500 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of a Volunteer Support Officer at a project helping pair vulnerable people with companionship animals in Suffolk