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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Cornish Fish Producers Organisation Ltd

Fathom podcast is a project that continues to interview fishing industry experts on relevant themes. It then broadcasts the conversations in order to help build capacity and educate those working within and around the industry.

Amount awarded: £20,000

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

Cornish Fish Producers Organisation Ltd

Grant funding to support the Fathom fishing podcast to continue producing bi-weekly episodes until the end of 2020.

Amount awarded: £19,900

Mission to Seafarers

Grant funding for a Digital Chaplaincy Service which will provide online support for seafarers and their families wishing to speak to a chaplain, launched in conjunction with the International Christian Maritime Association.

Amount awarded: £17,000

The Humber Seafarers' Service

Grant funding to support the Humber seafarers' centre, North East of England, due to the Coronavirus lockdown.

Amount awarded: £15,000

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

International Port Welfare Partnership: the next stage of a MNWB & ISWAN collaborative partnership project which aims to encourage & facilitate the creation of welfare boards that bring the maritime community together to work in partnership.

Amount awarded: £14,000

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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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