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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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

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

Seafarers Hospital Society

Grant funding for a short-term project in the form of a feasibility study to explore and develop the preventative recommendations made within Seafarers UK's Fishing Without a Safety Net research which aims to enhance the financial resilience of UK fishers.

Amount awarded: £18,000

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

Safety Folder

Grant funding to support the incorporation, marketing and one year of core costs of the UK element of The Safety Folder (a free online safety management system for fishers).

Amount awarded: £16,500

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

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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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