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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The Workboat Association

Funding for the production of a range of flash cards to be used to train and test seafarers on emergency response vessels.

Amount awarded: £500

CHIRP Charitable Trust

To produce and market five episodes of a new podcast aimed at international maritime professionals exploring issues relating to maritime safety featuring expert guests offering unique perspectives on safety at sea.

Amount awarded: £4,950

Cornwall Community Development Ltd (CCDL)

Funding for a part time Animateur to support North Norfolk Fishermen's Society to develop grant funding bids for their members.

Amount awarded: £7,995

The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations

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

Amount awarded: £14,000

Royal Museums Greenwich (National Maritime Museum)

Development of a web based fishing memorial database to support the new national fishing remembrance day in August.

Amount awarded: £17,490

Chirp Charitable Trust

To fund the core costs of the CHIRP Maritime programme and its share of central activities which enable, facilitate and support the maritime programme e.g. administrative, HR and IT support costs

Amount awarded: £55,000

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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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