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, 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.

BUMPY (Birstall Urban Motorcycle Project for Youth)

£72,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | 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 | Young People | 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 | Young People | 2018

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

Caberfeidh Horizons

£54,400 | Revenue | Scotland | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of an employability service for adults with learning difficulties and mental health problems in Inverness

CAIR Scotland

£80,900 | Revenue | Scotland | Drugs Alcohol & Substance Misuse | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Streets Ahead Service’ providing support to young people with substance misuse issues in Perth and Kinross

Caludon Castle School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | West Midlands | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night trip to Derbyshire for a group of disadvantaged children from Coventry

Cambridge Cyrenians

£45,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Homelessness | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the Older Homeless Project Coordinator at an project providing support to older homeless people in Cambridge

CANDI

£2,310 | County | South West | Young People | 2018

Towards the costs of building refurbishment costs for a drop in centre for young people in Gloucestershire

Canon Barnett Primary School

£625 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a four-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Canopy Housing Project

£130,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire and the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ salary and running costs of a project providing employability skills for local residents in Leeds

Canterbury and District Samaritans

£8,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards capital funding for works to upgrade and refurbish the duty room at a project providing advice and support to disadvantaged people in Kent

Canterbury Ladies Choir

£2,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a singing project working with women in East Sutton Park prison in Kent

Canterbury Shopmobility

£5,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of an accessibility project in Canterbury and Herne Bay for those with mobility problems

Canterbury Shopmobility

£6,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a project in Kent that helps improve access to Canterbury and Herne Bay for those with a mobility problems

CARA Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse

£90,000 | Revenue | Eastern | Domestic & Sexual Violence | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a service providing counselling and therapeutic support to adults and young people in Essex who have experienced sexual violence

Cara Trust

£60,000 | Revenue | London | Disability | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project providing support to older and disadgantaged people living with HIV in London

CARAS (Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers)

£72,700 | Revenue | London | Refugees & Asylum Seekers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of a project in the London Borough of Wandsworth providing skills workshops for women who are refugees and asylum seekers

Cardboard Citizens

£99,000 | Revenue | London | Homelessness | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of salary costs relating to the ‘ACT NOW’ performing arts programme, providing a range of support services to homeless and at risk young people in London

Cardiff Foodbank

£94,500 | Revenue | Wales | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of the Distribution Manager and Partnership and Fundraising Manager at a foodbank in Cardiff

Cardwell Primary School

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2017

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

Cardwell Primary School

£2,090 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards a two-night trip to an outdoor adventure centre for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Greenwich

Care for the Carers Ltd

£6,000 | County | South East | Carers | 2018

Towards one year’s running costs of an evening carers information and advice group, providing support for carers across East Sussex

Carers Leeds

£94,500 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Carers | 2018

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salaries of two Young Adult Carers Support Workers at a project in Leeds providing support services to young adult carers

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

Carers Link Lancashire

£123,400 | Revenue | North West | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a Carers Development Worker at an organisation providing support to carers in Lancashire

Carers Network

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to end-of-life carers in the London Boroughs of Westminster, City of London, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea

Carers Support Service

£135,700 | Revenue | West Midlands | Carers | 2017

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the running costs of the ‘Education Project’, providing support to young carers in Primary and Secondary schools in Warwickshire

Carers Together Foundation

£90,000 | Revenue | North East | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of an Information Support Officer at a project supporting carers in Redcar & Cleveland

Carers Trust – Heart of England

£80,000 | Revenue | West Midlands | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Specialist Chinese Information, Advice and Support Worker at a project providing support to family carers in the Chinese community in Coventry and parts of Warwickshire

Carers Trust Fylde Coast

£96,500 | Revenue | North West | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Young Adult Lead Worker at a project providing emotional and practical support to family carers in Blackpool

Carers’ Support (Bexley)

£60,000 | Revenue | London | Carers | 2016

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the salary of a Stroke Carers Support Worker to provide one to one support, information and advice to carers of stroke survivors in the London Borough of Bexley