Support for business disruption/loss of income

Our emergency funding has supported organisations that provide essential helplines for seafarers and their families that suffered from loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic and disruption to their businesses.

How we supported our charity partners

  • 7 grants awarded
  • 5 organisations supported
  • £242,000 awarded in total funding

All grants awarded:

  • Felixstowe & Haven Ports Seafarers’ Centre – £39,000
  • Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest – Tilbury – £20,000
  • Humber Seafarers’ Service – £15,000
  • Aberdeen Seafarers’ Centre – £30,000
  • Mission to Seafarers Africa – 60,000
  • Mission to Seafarers (Safer Seafarer Centres) – 40,000
  • Mission to Seafarers (Chat2Chaplain) – £38,000

Supporting the UK’s fishing industry during COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis led to the collapse of seafood markets across the UK. To support the seafood supply chain, the Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust and Seafarers UK developed and matched-funded a £500,000 Rapid Response Grant Programme

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