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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Fishermen's Mission

A major contribution to deliver a UK-wide welfare outreach programme to support welfare delivery in Peterhead, Scotland.

Amount awarded: £190,000

Stella Maris

To support Stella Maris’ welfare ship-visiting programme for seafarers and fishers across British ports as its services return to full capacity following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount awarded: £130,000

International Seafarers' Welfare & Assistance Network

Funding for SeafarerHelp, a free, confidential, multilingual 24/7 365 days per year helpline available to the estimated 1.6 international seafarers & their families. (Joint funding in partnership with ITF Seafarers Trust & TK Foundation for 3 year period.)

Amount awarded: £127,355

Stella Maris

Grant to support and expand Stella Maris’ welfare provision and ship visiting programme for seafarers and fishers across UK ports.

Amount awarded: £120,000

International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network

Grant funding awarded to support SeafarerHelp - a free, confidential and multilingual helpline available to an estimated 1.6m International seafarers worldwide and their families, 24/7, 265 days per year.

Amount awarded: £112,000

Sailors' Society

Grant funding awarded in 2022 to facilitate the Crisis Response Network: a free global service run by 37 trained crisis responders who support seafarers and their families during traumatic incidents such as piracy, abandonment and natural disasters.

Amount awarded: £106,500

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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 since 2017.

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