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, 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.

Avon Youth Club

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

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

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

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

Bang Edutainment

£60,000 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘NoLimitz Project’, an early intervention project for children and young people in the London Borough of Brent who are at risk of entering the criminal justice system

Bangladeshi Support Centre

£20,000 | County | Eastern | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a project in Suffolk providing drop-in support and advice services for vulnerable people from BAME communities

Bantock Primary School

£1,350 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2018

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

Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile

£123,000 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an organisation in London providing support for young and unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Baraka Youth Association

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

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor activity centre in Sussex for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

Barlow Moor Community Association

£79,300 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary and related costs of a Centre Manager to manage the services and activities at a community hub in Greater Manchester

Barnsley and District Citizens Advice Bureau

£89,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Family Services | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing drop-in and outreach support to disadvantaged families and those with disabled children in and around Barnsley

Barons Court Project Limited

£108,100 | Improving Lives | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Worker at an organisation providing services to people who are rough sleeping, at risk of homelessness or living with a mental illness in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Accommodation Housing Support
Employment and Training

Barrow & Districts Society for the Blind

£25,000 | Capital | North West | Disability | 2016

Towards the refurbishment of premises at a project providing support services to visually impaired people in Cumbria

Barton Acorn Youth Community & Sports Centre

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to an outdoor education centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Devon

Base 25

£117,700 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Wolverhampton that provides support and counselling to children and young people who have experienced or witnessed domestic abuse and are at risk of becoming domestic abuse perpetrators

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices

Basingstoke Mencap Services

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to people with learning disabilities in Hampshire

Basingstoke NeighbourCare

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Befriending Co-ordinator at a project providing support to isolated people in Hampshire

BD4 Community Trust

£87,200 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that works to to improve the quality of life for residents of a deprived area of Bradford, West Yorkshire

Be Safe Be Well

£123,200 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to men from Causeway Coast and Glen Borough Council areas in Northern Ireland

Be Your Best Foundation

£20,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of ‘Rock Challenge’, a performing arts diversionary programme for at-risk young people in Hampshire

Beacon House Ministries

£61,400 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of the Co-ordinator at the ‘Cafe Plus’ project providing a holistic support service for homeless people in Colchester, Essex

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

Bearnes Voluntary Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

Beat Routes

£60,000 | Revenue | South East | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Fine Futures’ project, providing support to disadvantaged young people in Berkshire through weekly creative workshops

Bede Foodbank t/a Newcastle West End Foodbank

£9,480 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing food and support to disadvantaged people in Newcastle upon Tyne