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 March 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.

Alongside You

£1,540 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre in Kent for a group of disadvantaged children from East London

Alternatives Dundee

£75,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of a project offering support to adults experiencing difficult pregnancy choices, or who have experienced loss and trauma relating to pregnancy, in Dundee

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Alternatives Trust East London

£99,700 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of salary of the Centre Manager at a project providing physical and mental health services for women in the London Borough of Newham

Amaze

£147,000 | Revenue | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘DLA Project’ supporting families in Brighton and Hove with disabled children through changes affecting their Disability Living Allowance and related benefits

Ambition Aspire Achieve

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

Towards a four-night camping trip to Essex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Newham

Anah Project

£158,200 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Project Manager and a Domestic Abuse Support Worker at a charity which provides a refuge service for Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic and Refugee women in Bradford

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support
Employment and Training

Anchor Project

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Bradford that provides a range of social and learning opportunities for disadvantaged people, including older people and refugees and asylum seekers

Andover CE Primary School

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four-night trip to Wiltshire for children from Andover

Andover CE Primary School

£600 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to a study centre for a group of disadvantaged school children from Hampshire

Andover VIPs

£3,300 | County | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards one year’s salary of a part-time secretary at a project providing advice, information and support to visually impaired people in Andover and surrounding villages

Anstey Junior School

£1,340 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a four night trip to the Isle of Wight for children from Hampshire

ARC (Arts for Recovery in the Community)

£110,200 | Improving Lives | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support to people with mental health issues in Stockport and Oldham

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

Arch North East

£117,100 | Revenue | North East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Life Enhancement Support Advisor and associated running costs of a service for victims of sexual offences and their families in the Tees Valley

Archbishop Sumner Primary

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a four night trip for children from the London Borough of Lambeth

Ark Atwood Academy

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

Towards a four night trip to the Isle of Wight for children from the London Borough of Westminster

Ark Family Resource Centre

£100,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of support for disadvantaged families and children Essex

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

Art Against Knives

£109,500 | Revenue | London | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an IDVA Specialist Support Worker at a project supporting vulnerable young women involved or at risk of domestic violence, sexual exploitation or unhealthy relationships in London

Artlift

£20,000 | County | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity in Gloucestershire that provides therapeutic art intervention projects for people with mental health issues

Artscape

£7,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing art based workshops to people with mental health issues in Hampshire

Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation

£9,070 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing cricket activities for people from disadvantaged communities and those with disabilities in West Sussex

As You Are Centre Ltd

£10,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Focus 4 Life’ project providing support to people with mental health issues in West Sussex

Ascend

£111,000 | Strengthening Communities | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an organisation that provides education and training courses, advice, outreach and support services for disadvantaged communities in Hertfordshire

Ascension Community Trust

£1,180 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a day trip to an outdoor activity day in Essex for children from the London Borough of Newham

ASD Family Help

£95,100 | Improving Lives | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Berkshire providing support and advice to families and young people affected by autism

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

Ash Green Primary School

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

Towards a two night trip to Lancashire for children from Halifax

ASHA

£52,400 | Revenue | West Midlands | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Refugee Support Worker at a project providing support to men, women and families seeking refuge from persecution, war, civil conflict and abuse in Stoke on Trent

Ashburnham Community Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to the Isle of Wight for a group of disadvantaged children from the London

Ashfield Citizens Advice

£89,500 | Revenue | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an Advisor/Caseworker to be based in a public sector hub to provide advice and support to the residents of a deprived area of Nottinghamshire

Ashford & Tenterden Umbrella

£6,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent providing advice and support to isolated or vulnerable people who have mental health issues

Ashford & Tenterden Umbrella

£5,500 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent providing advice and support to isolated and vulnerable people with mental health issues