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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Islay & Jura Community Enterprises Ltd

Grant to deliver services and activities which support current and retired seafarers families and dependants on the Scottish Hebridean islands of Islay & Jura to improve mental and physical health and wellbeing.

Amount awarded: £10,000

Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust

A grant awarded in 2021 to provide communications support to raise awareness and promote a new Safety Audit project; and to provide expertise and support to develop the charity's policy development and advocacy work.

Amount awarded: £9,600

The Money Charity

To develop and deliver a financial capability training course for fishers and a webinar on financial capability for financial 'champions' within fishing communities across the UK which will empower them to support fishing families.

Amount awarded: £8,760

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

Shared grant funding with Department of Transport and Merchant Navy Welfare Board to provide MiFi units (portable Wi-Fi) for use by port-based maritime welfare charities to enable seafarers to have free Internet access to connect with their families.

Amount awarded: £7,000

Not Forgotten Association

To provide support to 300 former Merchant Navy personnel through recreational and entertainment events and activities to help prevent loneliness and isolation.

Amount awarded: £7,000

Safer Waves

Funding to provide an email support service to merchant seafarers who have experienced sexual harassment, gender discrimination or sexual assault while working at sea.

Amount awarded: £5,800

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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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