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.

Word on the Street

£9,000 | County | South East | Young People | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of the Youth Worker at a project providing support to disadvantaged young people from deprived areas of Kent

Working with Men

£163,800 | Improving Lives | London | Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Project Worker at a project in the London Borough of Westminster that provides support to primary age boys who are at risk of exclusion from mainstream education

Priority areas
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Worldwide Evangelical Mission for Revival

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

Towards a four night trip to a sailing centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Newham

Writing East Midlands

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing creative writing workshops for refugees and asylum seekers in Leicester.

Wycombe Women’s Aid Limited

£86,200 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ salary costs of a Counsellor at a project in Buckinghamshire that provides counselling to women who are experiencing violence in their home or who are recovering from the effects of violence

Wyre Forest Citizens Advice Bureau

£76,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Welfare Benefits Caseworker to support vulnerable people in Worcestershire

XLP

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a one-to-one mentoring project aimed at helping disadvantaged, at risk, young people in the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Southwark and Tower Hamlets

XTND – Improving Futures

£54,600 | Revenue | South West | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing parenting and family support and training in Weston super Mare

Y2 Education

£1,800 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night trip to a farm for a group of disadvantaged Somali children from the London Borough of Ealing

Y2 Education

£2,480 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor education centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Ealing

Yellow Submarine Holidays

£48,500 | Revenue | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Launchpad Project’, a club in Oxford that provides support to young adults with learning disabilities who are leaving school or college

Yemeni Educational Project

£725 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2016

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

Yismach Moshe Community Group

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to Manchester for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Hackney

YMCA Cornwall

£55,000 | Revenue | South West | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Resettlement Support Worker at a project supporting disadvantaged young people in Cornwall as they transition to independent living

Ynys Mon and Gwynedd Mind

£68,300 | Revenue | Wales | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salaries of Recovery Workers at a project providing support for people experiencing mental health issues in Caernarfon

York Travellers Trust

£90,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing advocacy, advice and educational programmes to Gypsy and Traveller communities in the north of Yorkshire

You Make It

£45,000 | Revenue | London | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing mentoring, workshops and skills training to young unemployed BAME women in the London Boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets

Young Bristol

£104,300 | Revenue | South West | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the Activity Manager and sessional instructor fees at a project providing outdoor activity training for disadvantaged young people in Bristol

Young Leicestershire Ltd

£10,000 | County | East Midlands | Carers | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to young carers in Leicestershire

Young People Taking Action

£9,110 | County | Eastern | Young People | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of two Youth Workers for the Detached Youth Project working in rurally isolated areas of East Suffolk

YourSanctuary

£10,000 | County | South East | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support and services to women affected by domestic violence in Surrey

Youth Connections

£2,030 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Lancashire

Youth Direct

£1,200 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards the cost of a day trip to a safari park for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Hackney

Youth Dream (Selsey) Ltd

£20,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing mental health and wellbeing services to young people and their families in West Sussex

Youth Options

£173,600 | Improving Lives | South East | Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Hampshire providing support to young people in care to help strengthen their support networks and develop independent living skills

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Accommodation Housing Support
Positive Choices

Youth Resource Services (The Rendezvous Sherborne) Ltd

£72,200 | Revenue | South West | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Senior Advice and Information Leader at a project offering employment and personal support to young people in Dorset

Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)

£150,000 | Improving Lives | London | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Senior Casework Manager at a project providing information and advice to low income and vulnerable individuals in London

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

Zest – Health for Life

£140,700 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Men’s Community Development Worker at a project that supports young and older men from Leeds to improve life skills, confidence, mental health and reduce isolation

Zone Initiative Ltd

£75,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that provides training opportunities to young people in a deprived area in East Ayrshire