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.

Bradford PHAB Club

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a two-night trip to a specialist disability activity centre in West Yorkshire for a group of disabled children from Bradford

Bradford PHAB Club

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

Towards a two night trip to the Lake District for a group of disadvantaged children from Bradford

Bradford Women’s Aid

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an outreach service at a project in Bradford that provides support for women experiencing domestic abuse

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

Brain and Spine Foundation

£90,000 | Revenue | National | Disability | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support, advice and information to people with neurological or spinal conditions in the UK

Brain Injury Foundation (BIF)

£65,000 | Improving Lives | Northern Ireland | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of an organisation providing activities and support for individuals, and their family and carers, affected by a brain injury in Northern Ireland`

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Help at a Critical Moment

Brambles Primary Academy

£2,000 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a two-night camping trip to North Yorkshire for a group of disadvantaged school children from Middlesbrough

Brandon Centre

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Children & Young People | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of ‘Brandon Prevent’, an early intervention programme for young people in the London Borough of Camden involved in persistent antisocial behaviour

Breakout Youth

£10,000 | County | South East | LGBTQ | 2017

Towards two years’ salary of a Youth Worker at a project providing support to LGBTQ young people in Hampshire

Breathing Spaces

£20,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing gardening therapy to disadvantaged people, including older people and those with dementia, in West Sussex

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

Brendoncare Clubs

£16,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

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

£62,200 | Revenue | South West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2016

Towards three years’ running costs of the ‘Bridge in Schools’ project, providing mental health support to children in four primary schools in Bristol

Bridge It Housing UK Team Ltd

£93,000 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2016

Towards three years’ salary of a Life and Debt Counsellor at a project providing support to ex-offenders across Yorkshire

Bridge Project (Woking)

£3,333 | County | South East | Sex Work, Trafficking & Modern Slavery | 2016

Towards two years’ running costs of a project in Surrey providing mentoring and support to dependent drinkers to help them abstain from alcohol

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

Bridgewater School

£1,900 | Holiday Grant | North East | Holiday Grants | 2016

Towards an overnight trip to London for a group of disadvantaged 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

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 City Mission

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a foodbank for disadvantaged people in Brighton and Hove

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 Light Trust

£5,000 | County | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2016

Towards one year’s running costs of a debt advice service in Brighton and 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 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

Brightwells Gostrey Centre

£10,000 | County | South East | Older People | 2016

Towards one years’ running costs of a project providing therapeutic and respite services for older people in and around Farnham