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 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.

South Riverside Community Development Centre

£177,000 | Improving Lives | Wales | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Project Worker plus a contribution towards project costs of an anti-poverty project for unemployed women in deprived areas of Cardiff

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

South Sudanese East Bank Community Association

£1,650 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to North Devon for a group of disadvantaged children from the West Midlands

South Sudanese East Bank Community Association

£1,650 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three-night trip to Devon or Cornwall for a group of refugee children from the West Midlands

South Tyneside Citizens Advice Bureau

£180,000 | Improving Lives | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of the Representing Appeals Officer and Social Welfare Caseworker at a project providing financial inclusion support to disadvantaged people living in South Tyneside

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

South West Community Chaplaincy Ltd

£69,000 | Revenue | South West | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Co-ordinating Community Chaplain at a project providing mentoring and support for offenders and ex-offenders in Devon, Cornwall, West Somerset and at HMP Eastwood Park

Southampton (Hardmore) Opportunity Group

£4,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing play sessions for young children with special needs in Hampshire

Southampton Action For Employment

£81,400 | Revenue | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Wellbeing Choices Facilitator at a project providing employment and training advice and support for people in Hampshire

Southampton Advice and Representation Centre Ltd

£119,600 | Revenue | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Welfare Benefits Adviser at a project providing specialist advice and representation to disadvantaged communities in Hampshire

Southampton Family Trust

£8,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Hampshire working with families where a child is at risk of harm

Southampton Family Trust

£20,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a project in Hampshire working with families where a child is at risk of harm

Southern Domestic Abuse Service

£180,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ funding of the salaries of the Senior IDVA and a part-time IDVA at a project providing support to victims of domestic abuse in Hampshire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Southgate Special Needs School

£1,600 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to an activity centre in the Lake District for a group of disabled children from Huddersfield

Southmead Project

£172,500 | Improving Lives | South West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing counselling for adult survivors of child abuse, in Bristol

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

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

£45,000 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support and advice to refugees and asylum seekers in the London Borough of Southwark

Southway Playcare

£2,200 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four night trip to Dartmoor for a group of disadvantaged children from Plymouth

Southwick Neighbourhood Youth Project

£2,100 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Tyne & Wear

Space 2 Be Me

£19,500 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of a Family Support Worker at a project providing support and activities for disabled children and their families in Kent

Space2 Leeds

£105,000 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project a range of activities for disadvantaged communities in a deprived area of Leeds

Spark Inside

£30,000 | Revenue | South East | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project supporting young offenders from prison into the community in London and the South East

Spark Inside

£120,000 | Improving Lives | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project that works across London and the South East supporting young people in prison to move away from offending and transition successfully to life in the community

Priority areas
Positive Choices

Speaking Out Community Interest Company

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

Towards a residential trip to Snowdonia for disabled children from the Wolverhampton

Speakup Self Advocacy Ltd

£178,100 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of two Inclusion Workers at a project providing support to people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health issues in Rotherham

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Employment and Training

Speakup Self Advocacy Ltd

£65,200 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disability | 2016

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the salaries of the Principal Officer for Inclusion and the Inclusion Assistant at a user-led advocacy project supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health problems in Rotherham

Special Educational Needs Advice Centre (SENAC)

£74,300 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries and running costs of a special educational needs advice line for parents, carers and young people across Northern Ireland

Special Needs and Parents Ltd (SNAP)

£105,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Strengthening and Empowering Parents’ project in Essex that provides advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people who have a special needs or disabilities

Special Spirits

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

Towards a week-long trip to Wales for a group of disabled children from Greater Manchester

Special Spirits

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

Towards a six-night trip to North Wales for a group of disabled children from Salford

Speke Children’s Environment Trust

£88,200 | Revenue | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Centre Manager at a project providing support to disadvantaged young people in a deprived area of Liverpool

Spitalfields City Farm

£32,600 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2016

Towards one year’s continuation funding of the ‘Wildclub’ project for disadvantaged children in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Sport 4 Life UK

£101,700 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Project Manager at a project providing mentoring and training support to disadvantaged and unemployed young people in Birmingham

Priority areas
Employment and Training