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.

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

£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

Angelou Centre

£88,100 | Revenue | North East | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of the Refuge Manager and a Counsellor at a refuge providing accommodation and recovery work for BAME survivors of violence and abuse in the north-east of England

Arch North East

£117,100 | Revenue | North East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 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

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 Violence | 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

Arts Alive Wales

£69,400 | Revenue | Wales | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of an arts and health programme for children, young people and vulnerable adults in mid and south-east Wales

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

Arundale Primary School

£1,490 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Greater Manchester

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

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

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

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

Ashford Borough Citizens Advice

£90,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing housing, debt and benefits advice for disadvantaged individuals in Kent

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

Ashford Street Pastors

£20,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Surrey

ASNA

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a week-long residential break in Wiltshire for a group of young carers from Oxfordshire

Aspire Co operative Learning Trust

£830 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the a sea life centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Huddersfield

ASPIRE Lifeskills

£7,450 | County | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards the purchase of equipment for a Sensory Den at an organisation in Leicestershire supporting people with Autism and Autism Spectrum disorders

Assert (B&H)

£86,800 | Improving Lives | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Benefits Caseworker at a project providing support and advice on accessing welfare benefits for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and autism in Brighton and Hove, West Sussex

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

Association of Moroccan Residents UK

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to Bournemouth for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea

Asylum Welcome

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support services for asylum seekers, refugees, and immigration detainees in Oxfordshire

Auckland Youth & Community Centre

£85,000 | Strengthening Communities | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing a range of activities and services, including a youth club and employment-related training sessions, in a deprived area of Co. Durham

Autism Bedfordshire

£70,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Loads of Autistic Fun’ and ‘Wanted Fun’ projects providing social activities and support groups for children and young people with autism in Bedfordshire

Autonomie

£20,000 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of an organisation that aims to empower young people with additional needs in Belfast to develop skills to live as independently as possible and achieve their potential

Avenue Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s salary costs of Playworkers at a project providing help and support to vulnerable families in Southampton