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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Mission to Seafarers

A grant awarded by the Seafarers International Relief Fund to provide food including rice, dhal, oil and fruit and vegetables plus herbal medicine, hand sanitiser and other PPE equipment for seafarers in Thoothukkudi (Tuticorin), India.

Amount awarded: £47,000

Scottish Nautical Welfare Society

Grant funding to support regular quarterly grant payments to 53 older merchant and fishing beneficiaries in Scotland, plus a contribution towards core costs.

Amount awarded: £46,500

Mission to Seafarers

Grant funding to support Mission to Seafarers to help respond to abandonment and human rights cases in United Arab Emirates as part of their Advocacy and Social Justice work.

Amount awarded: £46,000

Commsave Credit Union Limited

To provide a marketing budget and loan guarantee fund to underwrite and support the risk of the Credit Union providing affordable financial services to fishing families in the UK.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Mindfully Wired Communications

Development and delivery of a visual and impactful campaign for UK fishing communities which will provide financial education, promote long-term behavioural change in money management practices and increase awareness of support for financial resilience.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Age UK Wirral

Grant funding to address social isolation amongst the most frail older ex-seafarers at Mariners' Park, Wallasey through activities and events.

Amount awarded: £36,200

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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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