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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Mindfully Wired Communications

Development and delivery of a visual and impactful campaign for UK fishing communities which will provide financial education, promote long-term behavioural change in money management practices and increase awareness of support for financial resilience.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest

Grant funding for Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest's frontline service accommodation for 150+ seafarers, many of them elderly.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Mission to Seafarers

Grant funding contribution to support Mission to Seafarers to increase resilience in ports through creating safer seafarer centres.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest

Grant to support the provision of accommodation and welfare services - these services are prioritised for active and retired seafarers and their dependents at East India Dock Road.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Commsave Credit Union Limited

To provide a marketing budget and loan guarantee fund to underwrite and support the risk of the Credit Union providing affordable financial services to fishing families in the UK.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Felixstowe & Haven Ports Seafarers Service

Grant funding to support the Felixstowe and Haven Ports seafarers' centres during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Amount awarded: £39,000

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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.

See our 360Giving profile