New reporting requirements for Revenue and Capital Grants (Main Grants Programme only)
Progress Report Forms have been introduced for Revenue and Capital grants made through the Main Grants Programme. Please see the Info for Grantees page for more information.
Appointment of New Director
Following a recruitment process earlier this year the Trustees have appointed Nick Acland to succeed Richard Hopgood as Director in the autumn. Nick has been a trustee of the Charity since 2007, Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee and a member of many other Committees. He has resigned as a trustee and will take up his appointment in mid-September.
Nick's career to date has been in the manufacturing sector. For the last ten years he has been running his own manufacturing business prior to which he held various general management positions in the paper industry. He has an MBA from the European Business School (INSEAD) and a BA in Engineering Science from Oxford University.
Islands in the Stream: an evaluation of four London independent domestic violence advocacy schemes
A new two-year evaluation report into four IDVA projects in London has been published. The programme and evaluation were funded by The Henry Smith Charity and Trust for London, and the evaluation study carried out by the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at London Metropolitan University. The report and an executive summary can be downloaded from the Research page of our website.
Warning - Email Scam
It has been brought to our attention that there is an email circulating, purporting to originate from The Henry Smith Charity, that offers donations to individuals and organisations. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on this. You are strongly advised not to respond to these emails.
Safety in Numbers: a multi-site evaluation of Independent Domestic Violence Advisor Services has been published. The study is the first large scale, multi-site evaluation of IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) services across England and Wales. The report and an executive summary can be downloaded from the Research page of our website.