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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Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest

Grant funding towards an external review into the organisational governance with the aim to strengthen the organisation.

Amount awarded: £5,000

Plymouth Communities Befriending Consortium CIC

Grant support for a six-month project providing days out for small groups of seafarers in order to prevent isolation and support their mental health and wellbeing.

Amount awarded: £5,000

Age UK The Silverline

Grant funding for the additional cost of increasing the regularity of telephone friendship groups calls (aimed at helping to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst seafarers) in response to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Amount awarded: £4,985

Seafood Cornwall Training CIC Ltd

Grant funding to provide free hot meals to those identified as in need in the fishing village of Newlyn, Cornwall.

Amount awarded: £3,400

Plymouth Communities Befriending Consortium CIC

Grant funding to provide support for seafarers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Amount awarded: £3,000

Islay & Jura Community Enterprises Ltd

Grant funding support for 19 local seafaring families for a 16-week period during the COVID-19 crisis.

Amount awarded: £1,029

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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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