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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Stella Maris

A grant awarded by the Seafarers International Relief Fund to provide 200 food parcels per month for three months to seafarers impacted by COVID-19 in Chennai, Tamal Nadu, India. Each food parcel contains sufficient food for a family of five.

Amount awarded: £22,600

Stella Maris

To provide rapid emergency grants to seafarers and their families in need and distress through the establishment of the Stella Maris Centenary Emergency Fund.

Amount awarded: £20,000

The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations

Grant to part fund new post in NFFO as a Risk, Safety and Compliance Officer to improve fleet compliance with safety and welfare regulation.

Amount awarded: £20,000

Maritime Charities Group - Nautilus Welfare Fund

Co-funding of a new six-month research project by the Seafarers International Research Centre, Cardiff University, into the port-based welfare needs of women seafarers.

Amount awarded: £20,000

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

The Fishmongers' Company's Fisheries Charitable Trust FCFCT

Grant to fund a 0.4 FTE project manager to provide a secretariat for the Safety Audit project and to provide advocacy and campaigns support for a 6 month period up until 31/05/22

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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