To-date in 2022, The Seafarers’ Charity awarded £914,220 in grants to 16 organisations, supporting more than 400,000 people in need.

Last year we awarded 74 grants, totalling over £2.9m to 56 organisations supporting seafarers in need and their families.

Our grant funding supports frontline organisations and projects that provide essential help for seafarers and their families in crisis. Each grant application is assessed against our core goals to ensure the support provided to ensure that your donations go to where the need is greatest.

See the below list to find grants awarded from 2020-2022.

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Fishermen's Mission

A major contribution to deliver a UK-wide welfare outreach programme to support welfare delivery in Peterhead, Scotland.

Amount awarded: £190,000

Stella Maris

To support Stella Maris’ welfare ship-visiting programme for seafarers and fishers across British ports as its services return to full capacity following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount awarded: £130,000

Deutsche Seemannsmission

Emergency financial assistance for approximately two months to support Kiribati seafarers stranded in Fiji to enable them to buy food, drinking water, basic toiletries and SIM cards to communicate with families and friends.

Amount awarded: £95,000

Mission to Seafarers

A grant awarded for 2022 core funding to support post-COVID-19 re-opening of seafarer centres and delivery of welfare services to seafarers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Amount awarded: £90,000

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

International Port Welfare Partnership: the next stage of a MNWB & ISWAN collaborative partnership project which aims to encourage & facilitate the creation of welfare boards that bring the maritime community together to work in partnership.

Amount awarded: £70,758

Sailors' Society

A grant awarded to deliver Chaplaincy Port Outreach welfare services in Scottish ports. This involves providing counselling for physical, mental health, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and linking to the International Crisis Response Network.

Amount awarded: £70,000

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We're committed to transparency

The Seafarers’ Charity is committed to transparency and we work with 360Giving to publish information about our grants. See our Publisher profile on 360Giving, where you will be able to download grants awarded in 2017 - 2021.

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