In 2021, The Seafarers’ Charity awarded 74 grants, totalling over £2.9m to 56 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 2021.

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Chirp Charitable Trust

Core funding for the Confidential Human factors Incident Reporting Programme for one year to aid achieving its primary objectives in respect of maritime safety.

Amount awarded: £60,000

Chirp Charitable Trust

Grant funding of core costs of the maritime activities of the Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme which focuses on the aviation and maritime industries worldwide.

Amount awarded: £50,000

Seafood Cornwall Training CIC Ltd

Grant funding for a project to radically progress the culture, dialogue and knowledge about safety behaviour and equipment throughout the fishing industry.

Amount awarded: £25,000

The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations

Grant to part fund new post in NFFO as a Risk, Safety and Compliance Officer to improve fleet compliance with safety and welfare regulation.

Amount awarded: £20,000

Seafood Cornwall Training CIC Ltd

A grant awarded to improve resilience and safety in the fish sector through efficient delivery of Fishing Safety Advice and a corresponding Safety Training Programme in the South West of England.

Amount awarded: £18,150

Safety Folder

Grant funding to support the incorporation, marketing and one year of core costs of the UK element of The Safety Folder (a free online safety management system for fishers).

Amount awarded: £16,500

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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 in 2017 - 2021.

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