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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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

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

Stella Maris

Grant funding to support Stella Maris South Africa develop its capacity and welfare services to seafarers and fishers in the ports of Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay.

Amount awarded: £24,500

Mission to Seafarers

Grant funding contribution to a Digital Chaplaincy Service, now known as Chat to a Chaplain, launched in conjunction with International Christian Maritime Association, to provide online support for seafarers and families wishing to speak to a chaplain.

Amount awarded: £21,000

Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest

Grant funding for emergency core funding to support Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest seafarers' centre in Tilbury Port, providing essential supplies, including free prepaid top-up phone SIMS so that seafarers can contact their families.

Amount awarded: £20,000

Sailors' Children's Society

Grant funding to continue the provision of individual hardship grants for children of Merchant Navy and fishing fleet seafarers to cover the increasing costs of food and heating during the COVID-19 crisis for six months.

Amount awarded: £20,000

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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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