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 June 2019, 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.

Ashfield Citizens Advice

£89,500 | Revenue | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of an Advisor/Caseworker to be based in a public sector hub to provide advice and support to the residents of a deprived area of Nottinghamshire

Ashford & Tenterden Umbrella

£6,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent providing advice and support to isolated or vulnerable people who have mental health issues

Ashford & Tenterden Umbrella

£5,500 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent providing advice and support to isolated and vulnerable people with mental health issues

Ashford Borough Citizens Advice

£90,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing housing, debt and benefits advice for disadvantaged individuals in Kent

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

Ashford Street Pastors

£20,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Surrey

Ashmole Primary School

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

Towards a seven night trip to a farm in Devon for a group of children from the London Borough of Lambeth

ASNA

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a week-long residential break in Wiltshire for a group of young carers from Oxfordshire

Aspire Co operative Learning Trust

£830 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the a sea life centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Huddersfield

ASPIRE Lifeskills

£7,450 | County | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards the purchase of equipment for a Sensory Den at an organisation in Leicestershire supporting people with Autism and Autism Spectrum disorders

Aspire Ryde

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards one year’s salary of an Apprentice Leader for a community centre in a deprived area of the Isle of Wight

Assert (B&H)

£86,800 | Improving Lives | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Benefits Caseworker at a project providing support and advice on accessing welfare benefits for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and autism in Brighton and Hove, West Sussex

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

Association of Moroccan Residents UK

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

Towards a day trip to Bournemouth for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea

Asylum Welcome

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support services for asylum seekers, refugees, and immigration detainees in Oxfordshire

Auckland Youth & Community Centre

£85,000 | Strengthening Communities | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing a range of activities and services, including a youth club and employment-related training sessions, in a deprived area of Co. Durham

Aurora New Dawn

£120,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a Service Manager at a project providing support for adults who have experienced, or are at risk of, domestic and sexual abuse

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Autism Bedfordshire

£70,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Loads of Autistic Fun’ and ‘Wanted Fun’ projects providing social activities and support groups for children and young people with autism in Bedfordshire

Autonomie

£20,000 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of an organisation that aims to empower young people with additional needs in Belfast to develop skills to live as independently as possible and achieve their potential

Avenue Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s salary costs of Playworkers at a project providing help and support to vulnerable families in Southampton

Avon Youth Club

£20,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of a youth club in a deprived area of Bristol

Aylesbury Homeless Action Group

£90,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Homelessness | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that supports people who are homeless, facing homelessness and are vulnerably housed in Buckinghamshire

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support

Azamrah Youth Club

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

Towards a day trip to an activity park for children from a playscheme in a disadvantaged area of Salford

Azamrah Youth Club

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip an indoor play centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Lancashire

Back on Track

£50,000 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards two years’ salary of a Volunteer Coordinator at an organisation that supports disadvantaged and vulnerable people from Greater Manchester through training, work experience, volunteering and mentoring

Back-Up Trust

£75,000 | Revenue | National | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a programme of work with children and young people with spinal cord injury and their families in the UK

BAD Bikes

£1,130 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night camping trip to for a group of disadvantaged children from South Wales

BAD Bikes

£1,430 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night camping trip to the Forest of Dean for a group of disadvantaged children from South Wales

Bag Books

£2,500 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Sensory Storytime’ project for 10 multi-sensory storytelling days at special schools in East Sussex

Bamboozle Theatre Company

£9,980 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Leicestershire providing interactive theatre experiences for children with profound learning disabilities

Bamboozle Theatre Company

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing interactive theatre experiences for children with profound learning disabilities in Leicestershire

Bandbazi

£9,870 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing arts and creative workshops for people with mental health difficulties in Brighton and Hove