Grant size: £20,000 to £180,000

Location: Calderdale & Kirklees

Closing date: Ongoing

We are pleased to be working in association with the Henry Smith Charity to help them provide grants for up to three years for a wide range of work. The charity has two funding programmes relevant to organisations in Calderdale: Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities. Grants can be for core costs or project costs.

Area – Calderdale
Amount – Grants between £20,000 and £60,000 per year for 1-3 years.
Closing Date – The Henry Smith Charity accepts applications all through the year and has a 6-month decision timetable.

If you are interested in applying for a Henry Smith Charity grant, please read the guidelines for both ‘Improving Lives’ and ‘Strengthening Communities’ on the Henry Smith Charity website If you believe your project meets their criteria on one or both and would like some general advice on your application then please email the Community Foundation for Calderdale with a brief outline of your proposal. Email

Please note that the application and decision-making process is through Henry Smith Charity directly.

To Apply
Applications should be made through the Henry Smith Charity web site, directly to Henry Smith, not through the Community Foundation. To apply, visit the Henry Smith website at

If you would like feedback on your application before submitting, please contact our Grants Team on 01422 349700 or Email