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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The Money Charity

To develop and deliver a financial capability training course for fishers and a webinar on financial capability for financial 'champions' within fishing communities across the UK which will empower them to support fishing families.

Amount awarded: £8,760

Greenwich Citizens Advice Bureau Limited

Joint grant funding contribution to support an additional staff post at SAIL (a specialist Citizens Advice telephone service for seafarers) as a response to an increase in demand for the service due to COVID-19.

Amount awarded: £6,665

The Money Charity

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to develop and deliver a new financial capability webinar for caseworkers, support workers, and volunteers supporting the financial resilience of UK merchant seafarers.

Amount awarded: £5,100

Clyde Fishermen's Trust

Grant funding for individual hardship grants for fishers operating on the west coast of Scotland who have been financially impacted by COVID-19.

Amount awarded: £5,000

Anglo Scottish Fishermen's Association Benevolent and Provident Fund

Grant funding of individual hardship grants for local fishers fishing on the England/Scotland border who have been financially impacted by COVID-19.

Amount awarded: £5,000

Fishermen’s Mission

Grant funding awarded to provide hardship grants to commercial fishers in England whose livelihoods have been impacted by the unexplained deaths of lobster, crab and poisoned fish stocks.

Amount awarded: £5,000

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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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