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 2020-2022.

Does your organisation or project work to provide support for seafarers in need and their families? See if you’re eligible for a grant to help you.

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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 & Assistance Network

Additional grant funding for ISWAN's Seafarers' Crisis Hardship Fund to provide hardship grants to seafarers and their families who have been impacted by the war in Ukraine.

Amount awarded: £100,000

Fishermen's Mission

Grant to fund a restricted North East Hardship Fund which can be used to award hardship grants to commercial fishers in the north east of England whose livelihoods have been impacted by the unexplained deaths of lobster and crab stocks.

Amount awarded: £10,000

Safer Waves

Grant to support the core costs of providing services to merchant seafarers who have experienced sexual harassment, gender discrimination or sexual assault while working at sea.

Amount awarded: £6,000

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 in 2017 - 2021.

See our 360Giving profile
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