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.

Traveller Space

£79,700 | Revenue | South West | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of an Administrator and Senior Worker at a project providing drop in support services and activities for Gypsy and Traveller communities in Cornwall

Trees Community Association Limited

£10,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a community centre in a deprived area of East Sussex

Trinity Winchester

£100,600 | Revenue | South East | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Hampshire providing a drop-in support services for people who are homeless

Trinity Youth Association

£47,400 | Revenue | North East | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards two years’ salary costs for a project that provides support and services to LGBTQ Young People across the North East of England

Triple C (Liverpool)

£15,000 | Revenue | North West | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Older Persons Community Worker at a project providing support and activities to disadvantaged communities in Liverpool

Trust House Reading

£73,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of an ISVA at an organisation providing specialist support services to women, men and children from Reading and Berkshire affected by rape or sexual abuse

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

Tullyally Community Partnership

£750 | Holiday Grant | Northern Ireland | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a day trip to Belfast Zoo for a group of disadvantaged children from Londonderry/Derry

Turkish Cypriot Women’s Project

£66,900 | Revenue | London | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Older People’s Advisor at a project supporting older people from Turkish speaking communities in the London Borough of Haringey

Tyne Gateway Trust

£75,000 | Revenue | North East | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ salaries of two Family Entrepreneurs at a project providing support to hard to reach families with complex needs in Tyneside

Uckfield Volunteer Centre

£7,500 | County | South East | Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a youth volunteering programme in a rural area of East Sussex

Universal Comedy

£60,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the Director of a project providing comedy workshops for people with physical and mental health problems living in deprived areas of central Scotland

Unscene Suffolk Limited

£7,600 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity in Suffolk which provides theatre workshops and support for people with visual impairments

Up ‘N Away

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a day trip to Taplow Lake for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Hackney

Upper Andersonstown Community Forum

£154,400 | Improving Lives | Northern Ireland | Older People | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of the Project Manager at the ‘UTOPIA’ project providing activities and learning opportunities for older people in Belfast

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Upper Room

£35,000 | Revenue | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2016

Towards one year’s continuation funding of the salary of the Project Manager & Administrator at the ‘UR4 Driving’ project, providing driving lessons for ex-offenders in London

Ups and Downs Southwest

£120,000 | Revenue | South West | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and activities for young people who have Down’s Syndrome and their families and carers in the south-west of England

Urban Roots Initiative

£100,000 | Strengthening Communities | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Coordinator at a project providing community-led environmental and health improvement activities for people in Castlemilk, Glasgow

Venture Arts

£79,900 | Improving Lives | North West | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ the salary of a Cultural Engagement Worker and the running costs of a project in Greater Manchester that provides work experience placements in cultural venues for adults with learning disabilities

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Verbal Arts Centre

£58,600 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Older People | 2016

Towards two year’s running costs of a programme to establish weekly reading rooms in six cares homes in Northern Ireland

Via Wings

£131,400 | Improving Lives | Northern Ireland | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs, including salary costs, of a hospitality and catering training and work placement programme for young people and adults with mental health problems or learning disabilities in County Down

Priority areas
Employment and Training

View (Glynneath) Ltd

£66,000 | Revenue | Wales | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing community support services in deprived areas of Neath Port Talbot and Powys

Vine Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Homelessness | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Director of Operations at a project providing support to homeless and disadvantaged people in a deprived area of Hampshire

Vision 21 (Gloucestershire) Ltd

£18,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of the Reclaim Manager for a furniture re-use project in a deprived area of Gloucestershire

Viznitz Limited

£2,400 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to Kent, for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Hackney

Voluntary Action Coventry

£167,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary and running costs of a project in Coventry that helps unemployed people into volunteering and/or employment

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Voluntary Action Epping Forest

£64,100 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Essex providing benefit advice and application support to people who are housebound

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

Volunteer Centre Greenwich (VCG)

£124,300 | Improving Lives | London | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Supported Volunteering Project’ providing volunteering support and training to individuals with a learning disability in the London Borough of Greenwich

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Walney Community Trust

£78,000 | Revenue | North West | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Community Centre Manager/Development Worker at a project providing support to young people in a deprived area of Cumbria

Walsall Bereavement Support Services

£90,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing children and young people’s bereavement support in the West Midlands

Walsall Foster Carers Association Ltd

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

Towards a day trip to a safari park for a group of children in care from the West Midlands