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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Age UK Wirral

Grant funding to address social isolation amongst older ex-seafarers at Mariners' Park, Wallasey through activities and events including bowls, golf, fitness classes, computer sessions, Big Match Nights, quiz nights etc.

Amount awarded: £27,176

UK Women in Fisheries CIC

Grant to support the establishment of a UK-wide network body for women in UK fisheries. Funding will support co-ordination and promotion of the network and delivery of a programme of topic-led meetings.

Amount awarded: £27,000

Port of Bristol Seafarers’ Centre

Grant funding awarded to provide support and services to seafarers visiting the ports of Portbury and Avonmouth.

Amount awarded: £25,000

Seafood Cornwall Training CIC Ltd

Grant funding for a project to radically progress the culture, dialogue and knowledge about safety behaviour and equipment throughout the fishing industry.

Amount awarded: £25,000

South Devon and Channel Shellfishermen Ltd

Grant support for one year for the salary of the co-operative's Executive Officer who delivers a range of services to support and connect shell fishermen in the South Devon and Channel area.

Amount awarded: £25,000

Mission to Seafarers Africa

Grant funding support for a range of resources and services for ship-visitors to support seafarers in African ports of Mombasa, Kenya and Richards Bay and Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Amount awarded: £24,880

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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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