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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Request to fund training and support costs for eight vulnerable Royal Navy veterans and their BRAVEHOUND Assistance Dogs including puppy training, transport, out-door activities, and comradeship activities.

Amount awarded: £15,000

The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations

Grant funding for the production of 3 fishing safety focused films.

Amount awarded: £14,000

UK Sailing Academy

Top-up funding for salaries of two welfare roles and associated resources enabling UKSA to support the wellbeing of beneficiaries when training at UKSA and in the industry, to promote better working lives at sea.

Amount awarded: £12,218

Fishermen's Mission

Grant to fund a restricted North East Hardship Fund which can be used to award hardship grants to commercial fishers in the north east of England whose livelihoods have been impacted by the unexplained deaths of lobster and crab stocks.

Amount awarded: £10,000

Maritime Charities Group - Nautilus Welfare Fund

Subscription payment for 2023 membership of the Maritime Charities Group - a collaboration of funders of maritime welfare services

Amount awarded: £10,000

Not Forgotten Association

Funding to provide entertainment, activities and sporting challenges for seafaring veterans in order to promote a sense of community, improve physical and mental health, and address isolation and loneliness.

Amount awarded: £8,000

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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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