In 2022, The Seafarers’ Charity awarded £3,095,449 in grants to 61 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 2021-2023 to-date.

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Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariner's Royal Benevolent Society

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

Amount awarded: £50,000

Fishing into the Future

Grant funding to support:

1. The employment of an Executive Director to manage the charity.

2. Match funding to enable fishers participation in two Fishing Into The Future co-management workshops.

Amount awarded: £47,812

Stella Maris

Grant to Stella Maris Kenya to consolidate the growth of its capacity and welfare services across Mombasa, Malindi, Nakuru and Homa Bay during 2023-24.

Amount awarded: £35,695

Seafood Cornwall Training Ltd

Funding for a project to help alleviate skills and workforce shortages in the fishing industry through establishing a bespoke specialist careers outreach and recruitment, qualification and mentoring programme to help to address the workforce needs

Amount awarded: £35,250

Wilson's Mariners' Homes

Funding to provide energy efficient glazing to seafarers alms-house dwellings to improve the quality of life for their resident seafarers, wives, widows and dependants.

Amount awarded: £30,955

Lighthouse Seafarers' Mission

Funding for second year to cover the salary for a staff member to support seafarers at the Lighthouse Seafarers' Mission in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.

Amount awarded: £25,000

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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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