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 December 2018, 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.

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

Bivol Trust

£5,300 | County | South East | Disability | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Tuesday Youth Club’ for disabled young people in Portsmouth

Blackburn and Darwen District Without Abuse Limited (BDDWA)

£137,600 | Improving Lives | North West | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the ‘Sustained Support Package’ for people who have experienced domestic abuse in a deprived area of Lancashire

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment

Blackhall Colliery Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a three-night trip to the Lake District for a group of disadvantaged children from Cleveland

Blackhall Community Association

£95,000 | Strengthening Communities | North East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a community centre providing activities, advice and classes for residents of a deprived area of Hartlepool

Blackthorn Trust

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ salaries of the Trust Manager and Development Manager at an organisation providing training and rehabilitation for people with long term mental health problems and chronic conditions in Kent

Blaze

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-day trip to an outdoor education centre in Cleveland for a group of disadvantaged children from Grangetown

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School

£500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to Wales for a group of disadvantaged children from Liverpool

Bloomin’ Arts

£20,000 | County | South East | Disability | 2018

Towards two year’s salary of a Volunteer Coordinator at a theatre project in Surrey providing activities and support for people with learning disabilities

Bloxwich Community Partnership

£93,800 | Revenue | West Midlands | Older People | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of two Activity Co-ordinators at a project providing activities and daycare to older and vulnerable adults, including those with learning disabilities, in the West Midlands

Blue Coat Junior School

£1,625 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to North Wales for a group of school children from a deprived area of Walsall

Blue Sky Development & Regeneration

£42,300 | Revenue | London | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2016

Towards one year’s continuation funding for the salaries of the Operations Team at a project providing supported employment for ex-offenders in south and west London

Blue Sky Trust

£9,926 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Health Care | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing one-one support to people living with HIV in Gateshead

Blue Sky Trust

£7,200 | Small Grant Programme | North East | Health Care | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support to people living with HIV in Gateshead

Bluebell Care Trust

£90,000 | Revenue | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to mothers, fathers and families affected by ante and post-natal depression and associated mental health issues in Bristol

Bluecoat Aspley Academy

£1,500 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a three-night trip to Scarborough for a group of children with special educational needs from Nottingham

Boathouse Youth

£90,000 | Revenue | North West | Children & Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of the General Manager at a project providing educational and recreational activities for children and young people in Blackpool

Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

£128,000 | Revenue | Wales | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Senior Physiotherapist at a project providing support and therapy to children and young people with cerebral palsy in Wales

Bobath Scotland

£76,500 | Revenue | Scotland | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of an organisation providing support and therapy for people with cerebral palsy and their carers and families across Scotland

Bognor Regis District Scout Association

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | South East | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a week long camping trip for a group of disadvantaged boys from West Sussex

Boldon School

£600 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night trip to Northumberland for a group of disadvantaged children from South Shields

Bolton Lads and Girls Club

£109,000 | Revenue | North West | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Youth Inclusion Project’, for young people with special educational needs in Bolton

Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme

£90,000 | Revenue | North West | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of ‘Project Front Door’, providing support to vulnerable young people with complex needs at risk of repeat homelessness in Lancashire

Bonny Downs Community Association

£169,800 | Improving Lives | London | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of the Project Co-ordinator at the ‘Children and Families project’, providing support for disadvantaged families in the London Borough of Newham

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Boothferry Primary School

£880 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four night trip to an adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from Yorkshire

Bosence Farm Community Ltd

£83,900 | Revenue | South West | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Key Worker at the Family and Young Person’s Unit at a project providing residential clinical detoxification and rehabilitation to adults with severe drug and/or alcohol dependency in Cornwall

BourneOutLGBT

£2,000 | County | South East | LGBTQ | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of a LGBTQ support group in Eastbourne

Bowling Park Primary School

£740 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to a Wildlife Park for a group of children from Bradford

Bracebridge Infant and Nursery School

£800 | Holiday Grant | East Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to Skegness for a group of disadvantaged children from Lincolnshire

Bradford Cyrenians

£152,700 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Homelessness | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of two Floating Support Officers at a project providing support and community outreach services for people who are homeless in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Priority areas
Accommodation Housing Support