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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Stella Maris

to fund their work in Cochin, Chennai and the Philippines, as follows:

  • A total of 13,120 people provided with food and other essentials;
  • A new Oxygen Generator provided to serve the community hospital in Cochin;
  • 3,943 people provided with rehabilitation and advice with long COVID-19,
  • including provision of occupational therapy, physiotherapy and counselling;
  • 586 children provided with counselling through ten volunteer child psychologists, as well as on-line classes while schools were closed.

Amount awarded: £327,003

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

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

Nautilus Welfare Fund

Grant funding to support three different initiatives: top-up fees for care home residents at Mariners' Park; a part-time physiotherapy post; and two caseworker posts in Hull and Portsmouth.

Amount awarded: £178,260

Sailors' Society

A grant awarded by the Seafarers International Relief Fund to fund a medical helpline and distribution of 5,000 COVID-19 Care Kits to seafarers at 10 major ports in India. Kits include: a digital thermometer, pulse oximeter, hand sanitizers, mask, basic medicine and vitamins.

Amount awarded: £166,350

Sailors' Society

A grant awarded by the Seafarers' International Relief Fund for the distribution of 4,000 COVID-19 care kits as well as a medical helpline for seafarers in Philippines. The kit includes: pulseoximeter, digital thermometer, hand sanitisers, mask, medicine & vitamins, and information/education leaflet.

Amount awarded: £162,500

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