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.

Walworth Special School

£2,380 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to a farm centre in the Lake District for a group of children with special needs from County Durham

Wapping Bangladesh Association

£24,000 | Revenue | London | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a welfare and debt advice service for BAME and other disadvantaged sections of the community in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Warm Hut UK

£120,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of the Project Manager at a project in Salford providing information and advice services for African asylum seekers and refugees

Warren School

£1,850 | Holiday Grant | Eastern | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to a woodlands adventure centre in Norfolk for a group of disabled children from Suffolk

Washwood Heath Academy

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

Towards a day trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the West Midlands

Waterfront Sports and Education Academy

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Young People | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Development Officer at a project providing sporting and educational projects to young people with behavioural problems in Leicester

WAVES Seaford Ltd

£2,500 | County | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of a Community Outreach Family Worker at a drop-in centre in East Sussex that provides support to disadvantaged families

Wecock Community Association

£92,700 | Strengthening Communities | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing activities and support for disadvantaged families in a deprived area of Hampshire

Wellington Primary School

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

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Wellington St Matthews Cub Pack

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

Towards a five-night camping trip to a Scout Park in London for a group of disadvantaged children from Hull

Wenlo Riding for the Disabled Charity

£2,466 | County | East Midlands | Disability | 2018

Towards the cost of purchasing a hoist to enable physically disabled people to participate in horse riding activities in Leicestershire

Wessex Heritage Trust

£15,500 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Memory Box’ project, collating items drawn from social history collections to aid the recollection of those affected by dementia in Hampshire

West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support

£135,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of the Project Manager and Office Manager at a project in Cumbria providing counselling and support services for both victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

West Harton Churches Action Station

£7,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing training opportunities to disadvantaged adults in South Tyneside

West Howe Community Enterprises

£91,000 | Strengthening Communities | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing a wellbeing cafe and a range of activities and learning opportunities for residents in a disadvantaged area of Dorset

West Kent Mediation

£12,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a free mediation service for people in Kent

West Lancashire Crisis and Information Centre

£81,200 | Revenue | North West | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Move On Engagement and Support Worker at an organisation providing residential support to vulnerable homeless young people in Lancashire

West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL)

£100,200 | Improving Lives | South West | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Working Together’ project providing employment support and training opportunities for disabled people in Bristol and the west of England

Priority areas
Employment and Training

West View Advice & Resource Centre Ltd

£65,000 | Revenue | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Projects Support Worker and associated running costs of an organisation providing advice and support to disadvantaged people in Hartlepool

West Yorkshire Community Chaplaincy Project

£97,300 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Resettlement Worker to visit and support offenders in prison and on release to settle into the community in West Yorkshire

Wester Hailes Educational Enhancement Association

£900 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards day trips to Stirling Castle and a safari park for a group of disadvantaged children from Edinburgh

Westgate Youth Project

£10,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Umbrella Club’ project providing a range of sessions designed to build skills and increase confidence for young people with hidden disabilities in Kent

Westminster Bangladeshi Association

£740 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from London

Wheatsheaf Trust

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Project Manager at an organisation providing information, guidance, training and mentoring to those seeking employment in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Wheelyboat Trust

£5,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards the costs of purchasing a wheelyboat for use by disabled people in Hampshire

Whitefield Community Primary School

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

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre in Shropshire for a group of school children from a deprived area of Manchester

Whiteinch Centre Ltd

£71,200 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Learning and Development Coordinator at a project providing community support services in deprived areas of Glasgow

Whoopsadaisy

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing conductive education for disabled children in East Sussex

Whoopsadaisy

£10,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing Conductive Education sessions for children with cerebral palsy and motor disorders in East Sussex

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