Our impact

So far 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

In 2017 Seafarers UK delivered:

  • £3.5m in total funding
  • 88 grants awarded
  • £70,548 in Merchant Navy Fund grants

And it provided the following outcomes:

  • 8 new organisations supported
  • 60 beneficiary organisations aided
  • 163,217 people that were helped by our funding

‘Thank you, Seafarers UK, for the fantastic job that you do raising funds and, importantly, dispensing them to the needy seafarers, former seafarers and their families.  The job that you all do is critical and hard work.’

Captain Andrew Cassels, Director, Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)

For more information on our grant funding programme and figures in 2017, please see ‘Seafarers UK Impact Report’ below.

Impact Report 2017

Impact Report 2017 PDF version

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016 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.