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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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

University of Southampton (Wolfson Unit MTIA)

Funding to build a typical model scale catamaran (under 10 metres), assess its survivability by physical testing and conduct stability tests with fishermen in attendance to develop evidence to influence safety standards

Amount awarded: £20,000

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

The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations

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

Amount awarded: £14,000

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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