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 September 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.

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 Resource Services (The Rendezvous Sherborne) Ltd

£72,200 | Revenue | South West | Children & 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

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

Zone Initiative Ltd

£75,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Children & 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