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 December 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.

Wider World

£5,000 | County | South West | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of an enhanced holiday intervention scheme for disadvantaged young children aged 8-12 years old from Bristol

Wigan & Leigh Young Carers

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

Towards a two-night trip to the Lake District for a group of young carers from Wigan

Willington Primary School

£1,430 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of children from County Durham

Willington Primary School

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

Towards a two night trip to London for a group of disadvantaged children from County Durham

Winchester Go LD

£20,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities and their families in Hampshire

Winchester Project

£120,300 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Promise Worker at the ‘Promise Work’ project, providing support to vulnerable young people facing multiple and complex disadvantages in the London Borough of Camden

Winchester Street Reach

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in Hampshire

Windrush Primary School

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

Towards a one day trip to the seaside for a group of children from the London Borough of Greenwich

Winget Bowling Club

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

Towards the costs of an extension for community facilities in Gloucestershire

Winnall Community Association CIO

£3,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards one year’s running costs of a project working with people over 50 to engage in learning workshops and improve their quality of life

Winston’s Wish

£105,000 | Revenue | North West | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the North West Area Manager at a project supporting children bereaved through accident, illness, suicide, murder or military service

Wintercomfort for the Homeless

£60,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Access and Outreach Project Worker at a project providing welfare support for homeless people in Cambridge

Wirral Camp

£1,720 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a seven night trip to Snowdonia for a group of children from the Borough of Wirral

Wirral Change

£180,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation that works to address the employment needs and underlying health and social care needs of disadvantaged communities across the Wirral and Merseyside

Wirral Mencap

£150,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a range of support, activities and personal development opportunities for people with learning disabilities and their family carers on the Wirral

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

Wirral Society of the Blind & Partially Sighted

£98,300 | Improving Lives | North West | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of an Advocacy Officer and Low Vision Training Officer at a project providing information, advice and low vision equipment training for individuals with different levels of sight loss in Wirral, Merseyside

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Support Networks and Family

Witton Park Academy

£920 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to North Yorkshire for a group of children from Blackburn

Wm. Morrison Darlington Enterprise Trust

£140,400 | Improving Lives | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Employment Consultant at a project working with disadvantaged people in Darlington

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Woking Community Furniture Project

£3,610 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing free or low-cost white goods to disadvantaged families and individuals in Surrey

Wolverhampton Youth Zone

£2,170 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Wolverhampton

Womankind Bristol Women’s Therapy Centre

£73,200 | Improving Lives | South West | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a specialist counselling service for women who are refugees, asylum seekers, trafficked and/or migrants, in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Women & Family Association

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-day trip to a craft centre for a group of visually impaired children from the London Borough of Hounslow

Women Acting in Today’s Society (WAITS)

£104,700 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two Transition Support Workers and running costs of a project in Birmingham providing resettlement services and activities for female ex-offenders and those at risk of offending

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

Women in Prison

£146,100 | Improving Lives | National | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of the Head of Finance & Governance and the Head of National Service Delivery at a project providing group work and one-to-one support for women across England who are the criminal justice system

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment

Women’s Aid Federation of England

£70,000 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Survivors’ Forum’, an online message board providing support to women experiencing or recovering from domestic abuse across England

Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service

£168,900 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Chief Executive Officer at a project providing mental health support to women and girls in Leeds who have experienced violence and/or sexual abuse

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Women’s Health & Family Services

£105,000 | Improving Lives | London | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Volunteer Engagement Manager at a project providing support for pregnant women and survivors of FGM in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest

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

Women’s Health In South Tyneside

£107,100 | Improving Lives | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing a range of services, including a counselling service and a volunteering opportunities programme, for women in South Tyneside

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Womens Health Matters

£81,400 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Director at a project providing health support and services for women from disadvantaged communities in Leeds

Woodham Burn Primary School

£2,400 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-day trip to an outdoor activity centre in Cumbria for a group of disadvantaged school children from County Durham