Our impact

In 2018 Seafarers UK delivered:

  • £2.5m in total funding
  • Over 60 beneficiary organisations aided
  • 73 grants awarded
  • 15 new organisations supported
  • £180,237  awarded in Merchant Navy Fund grants

Seafarers UK has been at the heart of our success at Veterans Outreach Support (VOS), from backing our work in the charity’s early days to ongoing assistance that helps us to support seafarers and their families.’

Ian Millen, Chief Executive of Veterans Outreach Support

For more information on our grant funding programme and figures in 2017, please see ‘Impact Report 2017’ below. Our Impact Report 2018 will be available in May this year.

Impact Report 2017

Impact Report 2017 PDF version

Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2017 PDF version

Watch this 13-minute video to see how our funding has helped The Fishermen’s Mission, one of our beneficiary charities, to support current and ex-seafarers and their families in Troon, Scotland.