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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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

Mindfully Wired Communications

Grant funding was awarded in 2022 to design a handout on taxation and national insurance for UK seafarers. This is part of the work on the Safety Net for UK seafarers.

Amount awarded: £480

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

A grant awarded to the Merchant Navy Medal Fund for 2020 and 2021. The fund is organised and run by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board in conjunction with many others and Department for Transport are arbiters of the medal.

Amount awarded: £200

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

A grant was awarded in 2022 as our annual contribution to the costs of the Merchant Navy Medal Fund which is organised and run by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board.

Amount awarded: £100

The Officers' Association

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to provide welfare grant payments to Royal Naby Officers and widows as well as a top-up of the grant fund for midshipmen. The grant will also provide a 20% contribution towards the core costs of delivering a case working service to support beneficiaries.

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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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