In 2023, The Seafarers’ Charity awarded £2.4m in grants to 50 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 in the last three years.

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The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations

Funding for the production of the next three FISH SAFE films in the planned series, addressing critical safety gaps in the UK commercial fishing industry due to the persistently high rate of fatalities and severe injuries among fishermen.

Amount awarded: £14,000

Bruno Peek Pageantmaster Ltd.

Sponsorship of a branded Ceremonial Torch and Carrying Case, one of many to be lit to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day at 9.15pm, 6th June 2024.

Amount awarded: £7,200

The White Ensign Association

Donation to the White Ensign Association’s (WEA) Maritime Seminar on “The Impact of the War in the Ukraine on Global Maritime.”

Amount awarded: £1,000

The Tyne Mariners' Benevolent Institution

Funding towards renovations at retired seafarers’ accommodation in North Shields, Tynemouth to meet new fire regulations and fix leaking roofs.

Amount awarded: £50,000

Shipwrecked Mariners' Society

Grant funding contribution towards long term bi-annual grant payments to 121 regular beneficiaries who are retired mariners (or those unable to work) and living on a low income

Amount awarded: £75,000

The Not Forgotten Association

Funding is sought to conduct a comprehensive governance review and provide training for Trustees and staff at The Not Forgotten Association (NFA), with the aim of enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of their mission.

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 since 2017.

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