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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Annual National Service for Seafarers (ANSS)

A contribution towards the running costs of the Annual National Service for Seafarers held at St Paul's Cathedral.

Amount awarded: £1,000

International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN)

To deliver a sector-wide, collaborative campaign which raises awareness of the challenges faced by women seafarers; educates on the value of male allyship; and advocates for a safe and inclusive future for all seafarers. Generously co-funded by the UK P&I Club (£30,000)

Amount awarded: £55,000

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

Funding for an Equity, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Pilot Project co-created and co-funded by a cohort of maritime charities including The Seafarers’ Charity.

Amount awarded: £3,000

The Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel Trust

Installation of a plaque in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel memorial garden to commemorate those in the Royal and Merchant Navies who perished in the Falkland's war.

Amount awarded: £1,500

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

Annual contribution towards the Merchant Navy Medal Fund.

Amount awarded: £100

Mission to Seafarers

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to support their new Justice and Welfare Chaplain role in Dubai, contribute to the emergency Samaritan Fund and assist with Advocacy Department's central costs.

Amount awarded: £55,000

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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 since 2017.

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