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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UK Women in Fisheries CIC

Bridging funding to enable the UK Women in Fisheries to develop the UK Women in Fishing network until FaSS matched funding can unlock their previously approved grant from The Seafarers' Charity.

Amount awarded: £10,000

Nautilus Welfare Fund

Funding towards the replacement of fabric chairs in the Care Home at Mariners' Park.

Amount awarded: £5,000

Stella Maris

Funding to develop and expand Stella Maris’s welfare services to seafarers and fishers across UK ports through its ship visiting programme.

Amount awarded: £120,000

Sailors' Society

Funding for the Crisis Response Network, a free global 24-hour service supporting seafarers and their families following critical incidents e.g. abandonment, piracy, natural disasters etc.

Amount awarded: £96,500

Sailors' Society

Funding to support plans to build Sailors' Society's capacity to transition to a new virtual 24/7 approach to meet the needs of seafarers and their families today, and in the future.

Amount awarded: £65,000

Sailors' Children's Society

Funding to support strategies to increase financial sustainability through strengthening the Sailors’ Children’s Society capacity to raise more funds from a wider range of income streams.

Amount awarded: £69,716

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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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