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 2020-2022.

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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Greenwich Citizens Advice Bureau Limited

Funding to support the Seafarers Advice & Information Line to provide a free Citizens Advice Bureau telephone advice service to fishers and merchant seafarers.

Amount awarded: £153,615

International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network

The grant is for the salaries and running costs of SeafarerHelp, the multilingual 24-hour helpline for seafarers and their families all over the world.

Amount awarded: £150,000

Nautilus Welfare Fund

Grant funding awarded to cover the salaries of two full-time Caseworker posts (in Hull and Portsmouth/Southhampton) who support approximately 200 retired seafarers per year.

Amount awarded: £142,000

International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network

Grant funding awarded in 2022 from the Seafarers International Relief Fund and The Sefarers' Charity's main grants programme to top up ISWAN's Seafarers' Hardship Fund to support seafarers, and their families, impacted by the Ukraine conflict.

Amount awarded: £136,484

International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network

A grant awarded by the Seafarers' International Relief Fund to help support vaccinations for seafarers in India, and to provide financial and emotional help for seafarers and their families impacted by COVID-19 in India.

Amount awarded: £133,000

Naval Children's Fund

Welfare support for Officers' children, and bereaved children of seafarers who work in the Royal Naval Service: Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and their Reserves.

Amount awarded: £100,000

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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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