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.

ReachOut

£168,600 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Head of People at a project providing mentoring for disadvantaged young people in London, Manchester and Oldham

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Support Networks and Family

Reading Community Learning Centre

£95,500 | Improving Lives | South East | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that provides advice, information and support to marginalised women from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds in Reading

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

Reading Mencap

£62,300 | Improving Lives | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a Family Adviser at a project providing information, advice and advocacy for people with learning disabilities and their families in Berkshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Accommodation Housing Support
Support Networks and Family

Rebound Carers Support Group

£7,000 | County | South East | Carers | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support for carers with family members or loved ones who are addicts in Portsmouth, Hampshire

Rebound Carers Support Group

£14,000 | County | South East | Carers | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support for carers in Portsmouth, Hampshire

Recover Team Ltd

£80,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a furniture upcycling project providing training, support and work experience to vulnerable adults in Hertfordshire

Priority areas
Employment and Training
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Recovery Cymru Community

£75,000 | Improving Lives | Wales | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of recovery centres for people with substance misuse problems in Wales

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Recovery Cymru Community

£40,000 | Revenue | Wales | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a recovery centre for people with substance misuse problems in Wales

Recreation Ground

£6,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support and assistance to disadvantaged people in a deprived area of Southampton

Recreation Ground

£6,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support and assistance to disadvantaged people in Southampton

Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse

£126,800 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of an IDVA at an organisation that supports victims of domestic abuse, and their children in Oxfordshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Accommodation Housing Support

Refocus Project Ltd

£9,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Refocus VIP’ project, an intervention programme working with young people to reduce crime and gang involvement in Kent

Refugee Action Kingston (RAK)

£152,700 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a part-time Employment Development Adviser and Volunteer Development Coordinator at a project providing information and employability advice for unemployed refugees in the London Borough of Kingston

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Refugee and Migrant Centre

£99,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Caseworker at a project supporting asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants in the West Midlands

Refugee Radio

£5,000 | County | South East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support services to refugees and asylum seekers in deprived areas in East and West Sussex

Refugee Radio

£5,000 | County | South East | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support services for refugees and asylum seekers in deprived areas in East Sussex

Refugee Resource

£113,100 | Improving Lives | South East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support services to refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants in Oxfordshire

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

Refugee Support Network (RSN)

£84,000 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and educational services to young asylum seekers in London

Refugee Youth

£113,400 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary costs of an organisation that provides support to young, newly arrived asylum seekers in the London Borough of Croydon

Reidvale Adventure Play Association Ltd

£77,100 | Strengthening Communities | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of support and play opportunities to engage with children and families in deprived area of Glasgow

Relate – Brighton Hove Eastbourne Worthing & Districts

£16,100 | County | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing specialist counselling and support to prisoners at HMP Ford in Arundel and their families to help prepare for their return home after release

Relate Greater Manchester South

£125,200 | Revenue | North West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Bridging to Change Domestic Abuse Programme’ for male perpetrators of abuse in Salford, Greater Manchester

Relate Medway and North Kent

£9,000 | County | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing counselling to children who are experiencing domestic violence in Gillingham

Relate Medway and North Kent

£9,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing counselling to at-risk children in Kent

Relate Mid Surrey

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support and counselling to people affected by domestic violence and abuse in Surrey

Relate West and Mid Kent

£7,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing counselling to disadvantaged young people in Kent with poor attendance at school

Relationships Scotland Orkney

£175,200 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Family Services | 2020

Towards three years’ salary of four part-time Family Support Workers and a Client Liaison and Intake Worker at a project providing counselling and mediation for families affected by relationship difficulties and family breakdown in Orkney

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Resolve

£167,300 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of the Senior Project Manager and a Key Worker at a project providing support services to homeless people and people with substance misuse issues in Hertfordshire

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support

Respond

£90,000 | Improving Lives | National | Disability | 2020

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the project costs of the Circle of Support & Accountability service, for adults and young people with learning disabilities with risky, offending or sexually harmful behaviour in England

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

Restore (York) Ltd

£63,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ salaries of staff at a project providing support for people who are homeless in York