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

Grant funding contribution towards core costs to ensure a significant portion the Charity's organisational costs for the coming financial year 2020/21 are supported, thus enabling easier support by other funders of key services.

Amount awarded: £140,000

Stella Maris

Grant funding support to Stella Maris’ ship-visiting programme to support seafarers and fishers across British ports in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount awarded: £130,000

Mission to Seafarers

Grant for core funding for 2021 to help re-open seafarer centres, re-establish transport services and support the growing demand for their London-based advocacy team.

Amount awarded: £122,000

Nautilus Welfare Fund

Grant funding to support additional costs arising from COVID-19 (increased costs of PPE and staff costs) as well as to cover for loss of income while this 32-room care home for seafarers was closed to new residents due to the pandemic.

Amount awarded: £118,425

Cornwall Community Development Ltd

Grant funding of an animation service to support the fishing community to apply for grants to make their boats safer, improve harbours and add value to their catch.

Amount awarded: £100,000

Naval Children's Fund

Grant funding for welfare support for bereaved children for officers from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and their Reserves.

Amount awarded: £100,000

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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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