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.

Project Hope Leeds

£78,400 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Project Manager at an organisation providing family support, counselling, educational courses and training in Leeds

Project MotorHouse

£10,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity providing projects to support disadvantaged young people in Ramsgate

Project MotorHouse

£8,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity in Kent providing projects to engage and support disadvantaged young people

Prospex

£78,700 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing life skills sessions and support to disadvantaged young people in the London Borough of Islington

Proud Trust

£178,300 | Improving Lives | North West | LGBTQ | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a community cafŽ providing work experience, training and group support and activities for LGBTQ people in Manchester

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

Purbeck Citizens Advice Bureau

£150,300 | Improving Lives | South West | Homelessness | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of Moving On2, a project to provide information, support and advice for households to achieve, or prevent loss of, suitable accommodation in Purbeck

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

Pure Insight 1628

£117,800 | Improving Lives | North West | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a Psychological Wellbeing Worker at a project providing counselling, emotional support and lifeskills training for young people who are leaving care in Stockport

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

Pye Bank Primary School

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

Towards a three night trip to the Peak District for children from Sheffield

Quarriers

£1,800 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Renfrewshire

Queen Elizabeth’s Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a two night trip to an Activity Centre in the Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire, for children from Mansfield

Queen Elizabeth’s Academy

£785 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to a city for a group of disadvantaged children from a deprived area of Nottinghamshire

Queen’s Crescent Community Association

£154,400 | Improving Lives | London | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs, including the salaries a Chef and Driver, of a project providing a range of activities for older people experiencing loneliness and isolation in the London Borough of Camden

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Rainbow Care Centre

£45,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a day centre providing support and group events/activities for vulnerable and disadvantaged older people in Glasgow

Rainbow Health Ltd

£118,500 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the LGBTQ Health and Wellbeing Outreach Officer and running costs of a project providing peer and social support groups to people in rural areas of Northern Ireland

Rainbow Services Harlow

£174,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Community Builder’ project, providing a social hub for isolated, older people in Essex

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

Ranworth Square Primary School

£2,200 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

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

Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & County Durham) CIO

£144,500 | Improving Lives | North East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project in County Durham that provides support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre – Guildford

£124,800 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) at a project providing support to victims of rape and sexual abuse in Surrey

Rape & Sexual Violence Project (RSVP)

£89,600 | Revenue | West Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing specialist support for refugee and asylum-seeker women in Birmingham and Solihull who have survived sexual violence

Rape & Sexual Violence Project (RSVP)

£175,700 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support to asylum seekers, refugees and undocumented migrants who have experienced sexual violence or exploitation in Birmingham

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

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH)

£168,300 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a specialist support service for victims of sexual violence in the Highland Council area of Scotland

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Rape Crisis Grampian

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2020

Towards three years’ salary of a Support Worker and a Support Team Lead for a project providing support to people who have experienced sexual violence living in Aberdeenshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Raploch Community Partnership

£49,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support for people experiencing social isolation, loneliness and health issues in Stirling

Ravenscliffe Community Association

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an organisation providing support to disadvantaged people in Bradford

RE Today Services

£50,000 | Christian Projects | National | Christian Projects | 2020

Towards two years’ running costs of a project to support the national roll-out of the ‘Understanding Christianity’ resource to community schools across England

Re-Solv

£165,000 | Improving Lives | National | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and networking opportunities for vulnerable individuals across England affected by solvent abuse

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

REACH Community Projects

£19,200 | County | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ salary of the Operations Manager at a foodbank project and resource centre in a deprived area of Suffolk

Reach Youth

£1,640 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two-night trip to Worcestershire for children from Birmingham

Reaching Families

£19,970 | County | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of an organisation providing information, training and counselling for parent and carers with a disabled child in West Sussex

Reaching Higher

£90,000 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2020

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Assistant and Mentoring Lead of a youth leadership programme in Croydon

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training