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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International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network

Grant funding for SeafarerHelp: a free international multilingual helpline for seafarers and their families, and additional funding to assist the COVID-19 response via a top-up of the Seafarers' Emergency Fund.

Amount awarded: £150,000

Cornwall Community Development Ltd

Funding awarded in 2022 to support the fishing community with access to funding, claims and reporting grants.

Amount awarded: £150,000

Stella Maris

A grant awarded by the Seafarers International Relief Fund to provide food parcels to 1,100 seafaring families in Kochi, Kerala, India. The grant will also fund 35 support workers to deliver post-COVID medical care, counselling and occupational therapy – including 10 specialising in care for children.

Amount awarded: £145,800

Nautilus Welfare Fund

Grant funding awarded to cover the salaries of two full-time Caseworker posts (in Hull and Portsmouth/Southhampton) who support approximately 200 retired seafarers per year.

Amount awarded: £142,000

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

International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network

A grant awarded by the Seafarers' International Relief Fund to help support vaccinations for seafarers in India, and to provide financial and emotional help for seafarers and their families impacted by COVID-19 in India.

Amount awarded: £133,000

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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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