In 2021 to-date, The Seafarers’ Charity awarded £2.8m in grant funding to 39 organisations supporting seafarers in need and their families.

Each year we award grants to support 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 2020 and this year to-date.

Does your organisation or project work to provide support for seafarers in need and their families? See if you’re eligible for a grant to help you.

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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

Human Rights at Sea

Grant funding to support ongoing day-to-day activities of the Charity in undertaking the 'Human Rights at Sea Awareness and Behaviour Change Programme'.

Amount awarded: £63,250

Mission to Seafarers

Grant funding to support Mission to Seafarers to help respond to abandonment and human rights cases in United Arab Emirates as part of their Advocacy and Social Justice work.

Amount awarded: £46,000

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

Maritime Charities Group - Nautilus Welfare Fund

Co-funding of a new six-month research project by the Seafarers International Research Centre, Cardiff University, into the port-based welfare needs of women seafarers.

Amount awarded: £20,000

Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust

To fund a 0.4 FTE Project Manager post to support the development, collaboration and evidence gathering needed to inform a Fairness in Fishing Campaign which aims to reduce labour exploitation in UK fisheries and make it more attractive to new recruits

Amount awarded: £18,000

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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 in 2017 - 2021.

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