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.

Beechview Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a two night trip to Marlow for children from High Wycombe

Befriending Scheme

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing befriending support to adults with learning disabilities in Suffolk

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Employment and Training

Behind Closed Doors

£113,800 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary and associated costs of the Prevention and Recovery Service Worker at a project supporting women experiencing domestic abuse in Leeds

Bell View (Belford) Ltd

£9,500 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Older People | 2017

Towards one year’s running and development costs of the Bell View Rural Information and Support Hub in Northumberland

Bellenden Primary School

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a four-night trip to an activity centre in Kent, for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Lewisham

Bench Outreach

£110,000 | Improving Lives | London | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing social housing and on-going tenancy support to people in the London Borough of Lewisham who have had extended periods in prison, supported accommodation and rough sleeping and who have never maintained a home

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Support Networks and Family

Bench Outreach

£360,000 | Strategic Grants - Housing First Programme | London | Homelessness | 2020

Towards four years’ salary of a Specialist Housing First Women’s Worker for a project supporting homeless people in South East London

Berridge Primary School

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Nottingham

Berwick Hills Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an activity centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Middlesbrough

Bethnal Green Spear Trust

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Centre Manager at a project providing support for young people in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets who are not in education or employment

Better Leeds Communities

£139,200 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Debt Outreach Worker at a project in Leeds providing debt advice and support

Beverley School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor activity centre for a group of disabled children from Middlesborough

Beyond the Horizon Charity

£126,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation in Birmingham that provides counselling and play therapy to children and young people who have been affected by loss and trauma

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Beyond Youth CIC

£50,000 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Facilitator at the ‘Change 2 Change’ programme, providing group based therapy in the London Borough of Havering to young people leaving care

Bierley Community Association Ltd

£120,000 | Strengthening Communities | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of an organisation providing community support services to disadvantaged people in Bradford

Bike for Good

£178,500 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Youth Engagement Officer and contribution towards the delivery costs of a project in Glasgow that uses cycling to engage disadvantaged young people in training and skills development activities

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Birchfield Community Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to Cornwall for a group of school children from a deprived area of Somerset

Birchfield Community Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to London for a group of disadvantaged children from Somerset

Bird Aid

£5,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing volunteering opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and autism in Hailsham, East Sussex.

Birkby Infant and Nursery School

£880 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Birkenhead Woodcraft Folk

£970 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

Birkenhead Youth Club

£1,600 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor activity centre in North Wales for a group of disadvantaged children from Merseyside

Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid

£81,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of a Support Worker at a project in Birmingham that provides support for older women who have been victims of domestic abuse

Birmingham Community Spirit

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two night trip to a farm in Devon for a group of disabled children from Birmingham

Birmingham Crisis Centre

£700 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one-day activity trip for children from Birmingham

Birmingham Disability Resource Centre

£180,000 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Disability | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Positive Pathways Programme’, providing employment and training support to disabled people in the West Midlands and Staffordshire

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Birmingham LGBT

£113,200 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | LGBTQ | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an IDVA at an LGBTQ domestic violence project in Birmingham

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Birmingham Settlement

£97,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Community Action Worker at a project providing support to disadvantaged people in Birmingham

Birth Companions

£105,000 | Improving Lives | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing support for pregnant women in Bronzefield, Peterborough, Foston Hall and Low Newton prisons, and pre and post natal support for vulnerable women in the community in Hackney & Islington

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Bivol Trust

£5,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Tuesday Art, Design and Dressmaking Group’ for young people with learning and/or physical disabilities in Portsmouth