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 June 2019, 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.

Stoneygate Nursery School

£1,420 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a series of trips to a nature reserve for pupils from a school in a deprived area of Lancashire

Storm Charity

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

Towards one year’s salary of a Project Worker to coordinate the ‘Worthing Winter Night Shelter’ for homeless people in West Sussex

Stowmarket & Area Opportunity Group

£9,250 | County | Eastern | Disability | 2016

Towards capital costs at a sensory garden project providing support and respite care to families with disabled children in Suffolk

Stowmarket and Area Foodbank

£5,000 | County | Eastern | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a foodbank and family support service in Suffolk

Straight Talking Peer Education

£150,000 | Revenue | National | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing peer education on pregnancy and parenthood to teenagers in London and across the UK

Stranton Primary School

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

Towards a two-night trip to London for school children from a deprived area of Hartlepool

Stranton 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 Hartlepool

Street Teams

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Keep Safe Prevention Programme’, a project in the West Midlands specialising in helping children and young people affected by sexual exploitation

Streetlight UK

£9,500 | County | South East | Sex Work, Trafficking & Modern Slavery | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity supporting sexually exploited women in West Sussex

Streetwise Opera

£75,000 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing work through the arts for homeless people and people at risk of homelessness in London

Strides (Leicester)

£6,600 | County | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of an organisation providing support and activities for people with mental health needs in Leicestershire

Stroud Beresford Limited

£20,000 | County | South West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support for vulnerable children living in refuges in Gloucestershire

Student Hubs

£72,400 | Revenue | National | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of ‘LinkAges’, a UK-wide project that brings university students and older people together to help reduce loneliness

Sue Lambert Trust

£60,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project in Norfolk providing counselling and support services to young people and adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse

Suffolk Artlink

£12,400 | County | Eastern | Older People | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Forget Me Not’ project, providing support through creative activities to people with dementia in Ipswich Hospital

Suffolk Chinese Family Welfare Association

£4,500 | County | Eastern | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a centre for the Chinese community in Suffolk

Suffolk Rape Crisis

£83,400 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project in Suffolk providing counselling and support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Suffolk User Forum

£7,000 | County | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of an advocacy project for people with mental health issues in Suffolk

Sunderland Deaf Society

£5,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a BSL-based project providing support to hearing impaired people in Sunderland

Sunflower House

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Folkestone Town Sprucer’ scheme, providing work experience and support to people in Kent who have been long-term unemployed

Sunflower House

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of an employability project which delivers environmental and civic improvements in Folkstone, Kent

Sunnybank Trust

£8,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing weekly social and drama groups, advocacy services and one to one advice for people with learning disabilities in Surrey

Sunnybank Trust

£8,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing weekly social and drama groups, advocacy and advice services for people with learning disabilities in Surrey

Sunnybrow Primary School

£730 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to Scotland for a group of disadvantaged children from Durham

Sunshine Koffee Community Interest Company

£670 | Holiday Grant | Scotland | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to Loch Lomond for a group of Somali children from a deprived area of Glasgow

Superkidz Community Trust

£120,000 | Improving Lives | London | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to vulnerable children and young people in the London Borough of Greenwich

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

Surrey Care Trust

£8,460 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s salary of a Development Manager at a charity that supports disadvantaged people in Surrey

Surrey Community Action

£20,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘Advice on the Run’ project, supporting people in Surrey on low incomes with advice to make their homes more economically secure

Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum Ltd

£16,600 | County | South East | Black Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Chief Executive at a project providing support to disadvantaged people from BAME communities in Surrey

Survivors in Transition (SiT)

£96,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the CEO at an organisation that provides specialist support for male and female survivors of childhood sexual abuse, exploitation or violence in Suffolk