Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Revenue and Capital grants made through our main grants programme (now closed), County Grants, Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

These grants were made before the launch of our new grant programmes and strategy, so please note that they may not reflect our current grantmaking policy.

Details of the grants awarded through the Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities programmes will be made once we begin to award grants in 2018.

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 March 2017, 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 .

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

£615 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2015

Towards a day trip to Blackpool for a group of children from a disadvantaged area of Birmingham

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

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

YMCA Derbyshire

£76,800 | Revenue | East Midlands | Homelessness | 2015

Towards 18 months’ salary of two Support Workers and the running costs of the ‘Safe Choices’ project in Derby, providing supported housing for homeless adults and a self-harm prevention service for young people aged 16-24

YOH Ltd

£45,200 | Revenue | London | Young People | 2014

Towards two years’ salaries of Youth Workers at a project providing detached and centre-based youth activities to at-risk young people in a deprived area of the London Borough of Hackney

Yorkshire MESMAC

£150,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2015

Towards three years’ running costs of child sexual exploitation services BLAST and Genesis Leeds, and to establish these services in North 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 Asian Voices (YAV)

£6,000 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Black & Minority Ethnic | 2015

Towards one year’s running costs of the Volunteer Academy, a volunteer support and development project in Tyne & Wear

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 Dementia UK

£87,000 | Revenue | National | Health Care | 2015

Towards three years’ continuation funding for the salary of the National Development Manager and associated costs of supporting individuals, carers and families living with young onset dementia across the UK

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 Women’s Outreach Project

£87,800 | Revenue | North East | Young People | 2015

Towards three years’ salary of two Youth Engagement Workers at a project working with isolated and vulnerable young women in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Your Voice Counts

£90,000 | Revenue | North East | Disability | 2014

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Help First’ project, which provides services and support for people with learning difficulties in Gateshead and South Tyneside

Youth Adventure Trust

£81,300 | Revenue | South West | Young People | 2015

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Youth Adventure’ programme, providing developmental activities for disadvantaged young people in Swindon and Wiltshire

Youth and Families Matter

£5,000 | County | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2015

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Hampshire that provides support to young people and their families that are struggling with mental health problems, addiction or that have been victims of abuse

Youth At Risk

£80,000 | Revenue | South East | Young People | 2014

Towards two years’ continuation funding of a personal development and coaching project for homeless young people in Newhaven

Youth Concern (Aylesbury)

£75,000 | Revenue | South East | Homelessness | 2015

Towards three years’ running costs of the Aylesbury Nightstop project which aims to prevent young people becoming homeless by housing them short-term with a host family

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

£1,300 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2015

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

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 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

YouthAction Northern Ireland

£120,000 | Revenue | Northern Ireland | Young People | 2015

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing an employment training programme for young people across Northern Ireland

YouthNet

£95,900 | Revenue | National | Young People | 2015

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing volunteering and training opportunities for young people across the UK to increase their employability

Youthscape

£103,600 | Revenue | Eastern | Young People | 2015

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support, activities and mentoring to young people who are at risk of becoming NEET in a deprived area of Bedfordshire

Ysgol Kingsland

£1,200 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2015

Towards a day trip to an outdoor activities centre for a group of disadvantaged school children from Anglesey

Zest

£99,400 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2014

Towards three years’ salary of the Youth Community Manager at a project that provides support and services to people in a deprived area of Sheffield

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