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.

Brendoncare Clubs

£15,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support services to isolated older people in Hampshire

Brent Carers Centre

£1,280 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the zoo for a group of young carers from the London Borough of Brent

Bridge Community Centre

£71,400 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing a range of advice, support and activities for a disadvantaged community in Liverpool

Bridge Foundation

£109,000 | Improving Lives | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the ‘Bridge in Schools’ project, providing mental health support to children in local primary schools in Bristol and North East Somerset

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Bridgeton Citizens Advice Bureau

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ staffing costs of a project providing advice for disadvantaged people in Glasgow

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

Bridgewater School

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two day trip to London for group of children from Newcastle

Bridging The Gap (Scotland)

£72,600 | Revenue | Scotland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Director at a project supporting families and young people from disadvantaged communities by providing meals and activities in a deprived area of Glasgow

Brighthelm Church and Community Centre

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs of community centre in Brighton

Brighton & Hove City Mission

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing food parcels and emergency home start-up packs for people facing financial difficulty in East Sussex

Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard

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

Towards one year’s running costs of ‘Switchboard’ a telephone support service for people from the LGBTQ community in East Sussex

Brighton and Hove Speak Out

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

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing support and advocacy to people with learning disabilities in Brighton & Hove

Brighton Pebbles

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

Towards one year’s salary of a project providing activities and support for parents, carers, and children with disabilities in East Sussex

Brighton Pebbles

£5,740 | County | South East | Disability | 2019

Towards one year’s salary costs of Playworkers for a project supporting families with disabled children in Brighton & Hove

Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project

£75,000 | Revenue | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing help and support to disadvantaged people in East Sussex

BrightPIP

£5,000 | County | South East | Family Services | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of Parent Infant Psychological therapy for vulnerable families in deprived areas of Brighton and Hove

BrightSparks: Arts in Mental Health Group

£8,850 | County | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of the ‘ArtsHouse’ project for people with mental health issues in Leicestershire

Brigitte Trust

£20,000 | County | South East | Health Care | 2019

Towards two years’ running costs of a charity supporting people with life threatening conditions, and their families, living in Surrey

Brigstowe Project

£89,600 | Revenue | South West | Disability | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing advice, information and migrant services to people living with and affected by HIV in and around Bristol

Broad Square Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2020

Towards a three night trip to Denbighshire for children from Liverpool

Broadfield Primary School

£880 | Holiday Grant | North West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a one day trip to the seaside for a group of children from Greater Manchester

Brockworth Link

£10,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards one year’s salary of a General Manager at an organisation that provides community support services for disadvantaged people in Gloucestershire

Brogdale Collections

£3,000 | County | South East | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of the ‘Beastie Garden’ providing education about wildlife and conservation to disadvantaged and disabled young people in Kent

Brunswick Youth and Community Centre

£90,000 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Children & Young People | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people and the wider community in Bootle, Merseyside

Building Ballysally Together

£60,000 | Strengthening Communities | Northern Ireland | Disadvantaged Communities | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of a community hub in the Ballysally area, Northern Ireland

Building Circles

£15,000 | County | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards two years’ running costs, including salaries, of an organisation that provides friendship and support to adults with learning disabilities in Gloucestershire

BUMPY (Birstall Urban Motorcycle Project for Youth)

£72,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Children & Young People | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of the Girls Engagement Mentor and related costs at a project providing motorcycle riding, training and related activities to young people in Birstall and Kirklees

Burbage Youth Project

£5,544 | County | East Midlands | Substance Misuse & Dependency | 2018

Towards two years’ running costs of a classic car restoration project for young people in a deprived area of Leicestershire who are either at risk of exclusion or not in education, employment or training.

Burnley Youth Theatre

£149,600 | Strengthening Communities | North West | Children & Young People | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a youth theatre in a deprived area of Lancashire

Burton upon Trent and District YMCA

£147,300 | Improving Lives | West Midlands | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing mediation, in-depth counselling and preventative work for families in East Staffordshire

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

Bygrove Primary School

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to a rural studies centre a group of children from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets