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 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.

North Bristol Advice Centre

£159,500 | Improving Lives | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a community advice service in Bristol that supports people on low incomes to access legal entitlements and overcome financial problems

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Employment and Training

North East Doncaster Citizens Advice Bureau

£118,500 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing advice and support on debt, benefits, housing and employment to people in Doncaster

North Glasgow Community Food Initiative

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing practical and sustainable food related projects for communities and individuals in the north of Glasgow

North Huddersfield Trust School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

North Kent Disabled Foundation

£15,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards two years’ premises costs for a disability charity in the north of Kent

North London Cares

£75,000 | Improving Lives | London | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an outreach programme designed to reach out to lonely, older people and engage them with community activities in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

North of England Refugee Service

£139,800 | Improving Lives | North East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing an integration and employment service for asylum seekers and refugees across Tyne & Wear

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Accommodation Housing Support
Employment and Training

North Surrey Afasic

£3,500 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Surrey providing activities and support for children and young people affected by speech and language impairment

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre

£109,500 | Revenue | North East | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Family Support Worker at a project in North Tyneside supporting young people caring for a parent with mental health or substance misuse issues

North Tyneside Disability Forum

£560 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from Tyne and Wear

North West Kent Volunteer Centre

£90,500 | Revenue | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of two additional Befriending Co-ordinators for the ‘SMILES Project’, providing a befriending service to lonely older people in Kent

North Worcestershire Basement Projects

£60,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a drop-in service for young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Worcestershire

Northampton Parent Infant Partnership

£111,300 | Revenue | East Midlands | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Parent Infant Psychotherapist who provides psychotherapeutic sessions for children in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis

£116,500 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the CEO at a project in Northamptonshire providing support to help people to recover from the trauma of sexual violence

Northbourne Street Youth Initiative

£5,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Children & Young People | 2016

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

Northern Lights MCC: Rainbow Home

£10,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2016

Towards one years’ running costs of a project that supports LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers in Newcastle upon Tyne

Northern Shape (Equal Arts)

£105,000 | Revenue | North East | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a befriending service in Tyne & Wear that supports older people with long term health conditions or who are at risk of loneliness

Northfields & District Play Association

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night camping trip for a group of disadvantaged children from Leicester

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 Independent Domestic Abuse Services

£72,300 | Revenue | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2016

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Civil Court IDVA at a project providing support to families involved in court proceedings in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Limited

£135,700 | Revenue | East Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing immediate intervention and wrap around support to pregnant women and their children experiencing psychological, emotional, physical and sexual abuse in Nottinghamshire

Nourish Community Foodbank

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing emergency food supplies to disadvantaged people in Kent

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

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

£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