To-date in 2022, The Seafarers’ Charity awarded £914,220 in grants to 16 organisations, supporting more than 400,000 people in need.

Last year we awarded 74 grants, totalling over £2.9m to 56 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.

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Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Final year of Phase 2 of the Marine Engineering Pathway Project, supporting the development of nationwide engineering skills for young people.

Amount awarded: £260,000

Marine Conservation Society

Grant funding for an education programme aimed at integrating local fishing practice, culture, heritage and marine conservation into North Norfolk school teaching.

Amount awarded: £10,000

UK Sailing Academy

Grant funding to support the Professional Yacht Cadetship Fund which provides a repayment bursary fund for young people from maritime families or disadvantaged backgrounds to complete a Professional Yacht Cadetship at UK Sailing Academy.

Amount awarded: £8,500

Beccles Sea Cadets

Grant funding for plumbing of shower units and interactive teaching boards at the new premises for Beccles Sea Cadet Unit in Suffolk, as part of our restricted Beryl Threadkell Fund.

Amount awarded: £7,500

13th Ipswich Sea Scout Group

Grant funding contribution towards a second-hand replacement Rigid Inflatable Boat, trailer and engine.

Amount awarded: £6,500

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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