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.

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

Willowfield Parish Community Association

£90,000 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the East Belfast Youth Project to include the salary costs of a Youth Work Coordinator and Assistant Youth Worker

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 | London | 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

Windrush Primary School

£1,910 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

Winston’s Wish

£105,000 | Revenue | North West | 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 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

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

Wolverham Primary & Nursery School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a day trip to Brighton for disadvantaged children from Cheshire

Womankind Bristol Women’s Therapy Centre

£50,300 | Revenue | South West | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of running costs at a therapeutic counselling service for refugee and asylum seeking women in Bristol

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 | National | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 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 Aid Southampton

£10,000 | County | South East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Pattern Changing’ project in Southampton, providing a pyscho-educational group for women, including those from the Polish community, who have experienced domestic abuse

Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service

£120,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project in Leeds providing therapy to women recovering from domestic, physical or sexual abuse

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 Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre Dundee & Angus

£65,600 | Revenue | Scotland | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Angus Outreach Project’ and salary and on costs of a Counselling Support Worker providing support and advice to women who have been raped, sexually abused or exploited

Women’s Therapy Centre

£119,100 | Revenue | London | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary a Therapist working with women in London from BAME and refugee communities who are experiencing violence or mental health problems

Womens Health Matters

£81,400 | Revenue | Yorkshire and 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

Woodham Burn Primary School

£2,440 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a residential trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Durham

Woodlands School

£1,210 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to Yorkshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Nottingham

Woodlands School

£1,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an activity centre in Hampshire for a group of disabled children from Surrey

Woodlands Special Needs School

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

Towards an overnight trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disabled children from the London Borough of Barnet

Woodside Community School and Little Bears Nursery

£750 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards an overnight trip an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the West Midlands

Woodthorpe C of E Primary School

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

Towards a four-night trip to the Peak District for a group of disadvantaged children from Chesterfield