Helping seafarers and their families since 1917

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In 2018, our grants programme awarded £2.46m in total funding


Providing support to 56 organisations and projects helping seafarers in need and their families.

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As an island nation we rely on seafarers to transport 95% of all UK's imports by sea, to catch our fish and defend our shores. Watch our animation to learn how Seafarers UK supports seafarers in need and their families.

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There are many different ways to get involved and help us to raise vital funds for seafarers and their families.

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How we can help you


If you are a charity or project seeking funding, or if you need further support, we can help.

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    Maritime Charities Group Conference 2019

    Maritime Charities Group Conference will take place 28-29 October 2019 at Trinity House, London. Two years on after the publication of Navigating Change: a review of the UK Maritime Welfare Charity Sector, the conference will present an up to date snapshot of the sector. 

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    Royal Marines Band Concert – Edinburgh

    Performed by The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines and the Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society, this will be a truly exciting musical and military spectacle organised by Seafarers UK, in support of seafarers in need and their families.

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