Grants

In 2019, Seafarers UK has awarded £2.2m in grant funding for organisations and projects supporting seafarers in need and their families.
Seafarers UK is committed to transparency and we work with 360Giving to publish information about our grants. Download an excel spreadsheet listing the grants awarded in 2018, grants awarded in 2019 and grants awarded to-date in 2020.
Are you an organisation working to support seafarers?  See if you’re eligible for a grant to help you.

List of grants awarded

Take a look below at list of organisations funded in 2018-2019-2020.

  • 13th Ipswich Sea Scouts

    Awarded: £6,500

    Funding contribution towards a second hand replacement Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), trailer and engine via the Beryl Threadkell Restricted Fund.

  • Aberdeen Seafarers’ Centre

    Awarded: £30,000

    Grant funding awarded in 2020 to provide Chaplain's salary for one year to support the offshore oil industry and seafarer job losses that have been impacted by the decline in the price of oil and Covid-19.

  • Age UK Wirral

    Awarded: £27,176

    Grant funding awarded in 2019 to target social isolation amongst older ex-seafarers at Mariners' Park, Wallasey through activities and events including bowls, golf, fitness classes, computer sessions, Big Match Nights, quiz nights etc.

  • Age UK Wirral

    Awarded: £27,176

    Grant funding awarded in 2018 to target social isolation amongst older ex-seafarers at Mariner's Park, Wallasey through activities and events including bowls, golf, fitness classes, computer sessions, Big Match Nights, quiz nights etc.

  • Age UK Wirral

    Awarded: £27,176

    Grant funding awarded in 2018 to target social isolation amongst older ex-seafarers at Mariner's Park, Wallasey through activities and events including bowls, golf, fitness classes, computer sessions, Big Match Nights, film nights, quiz nights etc.

  • Anglo Scottish Fishermen’s Association Benevolent and Provident Fund

    Awarded: £13,000

    Grant awarded in 2018 to provide Personal Flotation Devices combined with Personal Locator Beacons to 70 fishermen on the South East Coast of Scotland and the North East Coast of England.