Our impact

In 2018 Seafarers UK delivered:

  • £2.46m in total funding
  • 56 beneficiary organisations aided
  • 76 grants awarded
  • 16 new organisations supported
  • £185,237  awarded in Merchant Navy Fund grants
  • 172,982 people supported

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 2018, please see ‘Impact Report 2018’ below. 

Impact Report 2018

Impact Report 2018 PDF version

Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2018 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.