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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Mindfully Wired

Grant funding awarded to extend the financial ‘Safety Net’ to UK-based merchant seafarers through the development of a website consisting of financial capability resources.

Amount awarded: £3,720

Cornwall Community Development Ltd

Production of a short film on UK tax and national insurance for inclusion within the financial capability training course developed from a recommendation within Fishing Without a Safety Net to enhance the financial resilience of UK fishers.

Amount awarded: £3,000

The Money Charity

An additional grant to cover payment for further costs incurred in completing the development of a financial capability training course and webinar to enhance the financial resilience of fishers.

Amount awarded: £2,200

Manx Marine Society

Grant funding to provide welfare support and assistance to ex-Merchant Navy seafarers, and their dependants, in need on the Isle of Man.

Amount awarded: £1,500

Falklands Veterans Foundation

Grant to enable a Merchant Navy veteran's granddaughter to accompany her disabled mother during her visit to the Falkland Islands graves of her Father killed in actions during the Falkland Islands conflict.

Amount awarded: £1,300

The Money Charity

Additional payment for a second round of edits to financial capability training course and webinar for fishers supporting the Fishing Without a Safety Net recommendations.

Amount awarded: £480

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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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