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.

Phillimore Community Primary School

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from South Yorkshire

PHOEBE

£7,000 | County | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Suffolk providing support to women and children from BAME and refugee communities affected by domestic violence

PHOEBE

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to women and children from the BAME community, and/or are refugees, affected by domestic violence in Suffolk

Phoenix Children’s Foundation

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a music therapy programme for young people with a disability in Leicestershire

Phoenix Detached Youth Project

£95,500 | Revenue | North East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Project Manager at a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in North Tyneside

Phoenix Junior Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an outdoor centre for a group of children from Kent

Phoenix Junior Academy

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

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of school children from a deprived area of Kent

Pikes Lane

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to an outdoor adventure centre in Lancashire for a group of disadvantaged children from Greater Manchester

Pilgrims Way School

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

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre in Kent for a group of disadvantaged school children from the London Borough of Southwark

Pioneer House High School

£900 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an outdoor centre in the Lake District for a group of children from Manchester

Pioneer House High School

£1,630 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a four night trip to an Outdoor Centre in Mid-Wales for children from Manchester

Piper Hill High School

£2,200 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a four-night trip to Wales for a group of disadvantaged school children from Manchester

Piper Hill High School

£2,250 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Manchester

Plantation Productions

£120,000 | Strengthening Communities | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing arts-based activities, support and training for disadvantaged people in Glasgow

Play Gloucestershire

£20,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support and opportunities for disadvantaged and rurally isolated children and young people in Gloucestershire

Playbusters

£82,500 | Strengthening Communities | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides a range of support and activities for disadvantaged young people and families in the east of Glasgow

Porch Project

£10,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s salaries of Youth Workers at a project providing holistic support for young people in rural areas of Suffolk

Porch Project

£10,000 | County | Eastern | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing holistic support for young people in Suffolk

Porchfield Community Association

£87,300 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of activities, aimed at boosting mental and physical wellbeing, for older people in a deprived area of Liverpool

Positive Action in Housing

£105,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a money skills project providing specialist financial advice and support to refugee and minority ethnic communities in Glasgow

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Employment and Training

Positive East

£105,700 | Revenue | London | Health Care | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Advice Services Manager at a project providing advice and support for people living with and affected by HIV in the east of London

Positive Life

£87,300 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an Information and Support Services Officer at a project providing support to those newly diagnosed and living with HIV across Northern Ireland

Possability People

£120,700 | Improving Lives | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Benefits and Tribunal Advisor at an organisation in West Sussex that promotes independent living and provides support for disabled people, their carers, families and friends

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Powell and Welch Almshouse Charity

£4,950 | County | East Midlands | Older People | 2018

Towards the cost of replacing boilers in almshouses for older people in Leicestershire

Power2

£150,000 | Improving Lives | National | Children & Young People | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the ‘Teens and Toddlers’ project providing life skills support and mentoring for disadvantaged young people in London, North West England and the West Midlands

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Positive Choices

Praxis Community Projects

£178,900 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing one to one casework to asylum seekers, migrants and refugee clients in London

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

Printfield Community Project

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

Towards a three night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of children from Aberdeen

Printfield Community Project

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

Towards a three-night trip to an activity centre in Perthshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Aberdeen

Priority Youth Project

£79,600 | Revenue | North West | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in Merseyside

Prisoners Abroad

£155,700 | Improving Lives | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the Direct Resettlement Service, preventing homelessness amongst ex-overseas prisoners in London

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support