Help support seafarers affected by the COVID-19 pandemicLearn more
In 2020 to-date, our grants programme awarded over £3m in total funding
THIS FUNDING SUPPORTED MORE THAN 50 MARITIME WELFARE CHARITIES
To continue our work in aiding seafarers who are in need and their families, we need to raise as much money as possible in support of the organisations and projects that are making a real difference to people’s lives across the Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets and Royal Navy.Find out more
Seafarers UK Animation
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.
Research has found that grant funding from the Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust and Seafarers UK enabling fishing and seafood businesses to sell direct to the public throughout the first lockdown in 2020 created increased profits, job security, employment opportunities and business resilience.Read more
The charity, Seafarers UK, has helped seafarers and fishers since its origins as the King George’s Fund for Sailors. As the third COVID-19 lockdown endures, the charity continues to support UK fishers and their families through a range of delivery partners who provide specialist help.Read more