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.

Rett UK

£60,000 | Revenue | National | Health Care | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of TESS (Telephone Electronic Support Services) which provides support to parents of children with Rett Syndrome throughout the UK

Ribbon Academy Trust

£770 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Durham

Ribbon Academy Trust

£530 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to an outdoor activity and soft play centre a group of disadvantaged children from County Durham

Ridge Academy

£2,400 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Cheltenham

Rights of Women

£120,000 | Improving Lives | National | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2018

Towards three years’ salary costs of a National project providing immigration and asylum law advice and advocacy to vulnerable women including those at risk of, or experiencing, violence or abuse

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Rimrose Hope CE Primary School

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

River Mead School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

Rivers LPC

£9,500 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a women’s resource centre providing adult education, advocacy, employment training and support to vulnerable women in Surrey

Robert Browning Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor education centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Southwark

Rochdale Connections Trust

£65,400 | Revenue | North West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Business Development Manager at a project providing social, family and health and wellbeing support to vulnerable and disadvantaged families in a deprived area of Lancashire

Rochester Indoor Skatepark Club

£6,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of the Manager at a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in Kent

Rock

£9,000 | County | South West | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and activities for young people at risk of becoming NEET in Cheltenham

Rock Trust

£105,200 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Compass Service’ project providing health and wellbeing support to young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Edinburgh

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

RoSA

£150,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of a Volunteer Coordinator and an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor at a project providing comprehensive support for survivors of sexual abuse in Warwickshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Rosemount Lifelong Learning

£90,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of an IT Tutor and Volunteer Coordinator at a project providing IT learning to BAME groups in Glasgow

Rosmini Centre Wisbech

£120,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of advice, activities and support for migrants and disadvantaged people in Cambridgeshire

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

Rotary Club of Bebington

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

Towards days trips on a canal and to the zoo for a group of young carers from Merseyside

Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service

£120,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing counselling to people affected by physical and sexual abuse in Rotherham

Rotherhithe Primary School

£1,750 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four night trip to a residential activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Southwark

Rowan Alba Limited

£93,200 | Revenue | Scotland | Homelessness | 2016

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the ‘Follow Me’ service, providing support to young people in Edinburgh who have experienced abuse, are homeless and living in temporary accommodation

Rowdeford School

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

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor activity centre in Wales for a group of disadvantaged school children from Wiltshire

Royston Youth Action

£60,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the RYA Project Co-ordinator at an organisation in Glasgow providing social, recreational, sporting, educational and voluntary opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people

RT Community Projects Ltd

£7,600 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of a Health & Wellbeing Officer at a project providing dedicated support, advice and guidance regarding health and wellbeing to individuals in County Durham

Rubicon Cares

£10,000 | County | South East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards one year’s salary of the Clinical Manager at a project providing counselling and services to people affected by crime

Rubicon Cares

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Clinical Manager and a contribution towards the running costs of an organisation that provides trauma counselling to victims of serious crime in Kent

Rumworth School

£800 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor pursuits centre in Cumbria for a group of disabled children from Lancashire

Rural Coffee Caravan

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Older People | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project working to combat rural isolation for older people in Suffolk

Rushey Mead Primary School

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

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre in Norfolk for a group of disadvantaged school children from Leicestershire

Ryedale Carers Support

£89,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ salary the ‘Community Lifeline’s Project’, a volunteer befriending project for carers and older people in the north of Yorkshire

SAFA Cumbria

£60,000 | Revenue | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Cumbria providing support and counselling to people who self-harm