Henry Smith Charity

Funding priority

They specifically fund LGBT+ communities and make grants under the following headings:

  • Improving lives
  • Strengthening communities
  • County grants  in Gloucestershire (inc Bristol and South Gloucestershire), Hampshire (inc Southampton and the Isle of Wight), Kent, Leicestershire, Suffolk, Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex
  • Holiday grants for disadvantaged children under age 13
  • Christian projects



Type of funder

Charitable trust or foundation

Who can apply

Small to medium community organisations in the UK. Check criteria for each of their funding areas.


Each funding area has different qualifying criteria, so check the guidance on their website.

Funding Type

  1. Capital expenditure
  2. One-off
  3. Project
  4. Regular
  5. Running costs

Grant details

Each funding area offers a different level of funding, so check the guidance on their website.

Size of grant

  1. All
  2. Large (£50,000 and up)
  3. Medium (£10,000 - £50,000)
  4. Small (£1 - £10,000)

Application details

Each of their grant areas have different application guidelines, so please do check their website. It can take up to 6 months to hear whether you've been funded or not.

Contact Details


6th floor
65 Leadenhall Street


Telephone Number

020 7264 4970



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