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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Stella Maris

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to develop resources to support migrant workers in UK fishing to understand their labour rights in the UK - both before departure and while working in UK waters.

Amount awarded: £16,600

Salute Her UK

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to support a bespoke trauma-informed support/therapy intervention for women who have lived experience of sexual assault and associated trauma in the military, merchant navy or fishing fleet.

Amount awarded: £40,000

Human Rights at Sea

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to support the costs of a small team to investigate the facts on the ground in Ukraine, fund three publications in English and Ukrainian, and to support staff to capacity build with welfare organisations to support Ukrainian seafarers and their families.

Amount awarded: £19,000

Fighting With Pride

Grant funding awarded to support the work of UK's only LGBT+ Armed Forces charity which in two years has enabled remarkable change as a champion of a uniquely isolated group of veterans.

Amount awarded: £30,000

Sailors' Society

Funding support for the Crisis Response Network, a free global service supporting seafarers and their families during traumatic incidents such as piracy, abandonment and natural disasters.

Amount awarded: £120,000

UK Women in Fisheries CIC

Grant to support the establishment of a UK-wide network body for women in UK fisheries. Funding will support co-ordination and promotion of the network and delivery of a programme of topic-led meetings.

Amount awarded: £27,000

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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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