Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme (now closed), 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 2020, 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.

Young Leicestershire Ltd

£11,800 | County | East Midlands | Carers | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to young carers in Leicestershire

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 | Children & 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

Young Peoples Futures

£131,000 | Strengthening Communities | Scotland | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing a weekly drop-in programme, providing a range of workshops and activities, for disadvantaged young people in the North West of Glasgow

Young Roots

£168,000 | Improving Lives | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of one-to-one Casework Services to provide support and advocacy to young refugees and asylum seekers in the London Boroughs of Croydon and Brent

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

YourSanctuary

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

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

YourSanctuary

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

Towards two years’ running costs of a project in Surrey providing support services for women who have been affected by domestic violence

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 | Children & 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 Project @ Apostles & Cuthbert’s Manchester

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards three years’ salary costs for a Youth Work Manager and a Youth Worker and running costs at an organisation delivering youth work in Manchester

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr

£1,960 | Holiday Grant | Wales | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four-night trip to West Wales for children from Cardiff

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