Department for Transport Funding 2022 - 2023

£1,920,858

TOTAL AWARDED

15 UK charities and organisations were funded through the DfT grant programme. A total of 34 projects were supported across two streams – Skills & Diversity and People.

£1,271,864

PEOPLE

Research into and support for UK programmes to improve seafarers’ and fishers’ mental health and wellbeing.

£648,994

SKILLS & DIVERSITY

Plugging skill gaps, broadening the pool of talent, providing an equal opportunity for all and
fostering creativity.

459,726+

PEOPLE REACHED

121,866+ reached through Skills & Diversity projects.
337,860+ reached through Mental Health & Wellbeing Projects.

Support for Maritime in 2022 – 2023

In 2022 MNWB was awarded £2.1 million by the Department for Transport to be made available to maritime charities and organisations to support the maritime sector, specifically around seafarers’ welfare and skills. 15 UK charities and organisations have been funded, some received more than one grant. A total of £1,920,858 has been awarded to support 34 UK projects across two workstreams:

Skills & Diversity: Plugging skill gaps, broadening the pool of talent, providing an equal opportunity for all and fostering creativity.
£648,994 has been awarded in 2022 – 2023.

People: Research into, and support for UK programmes to alleviate seafarer and fishers’ mental health and wellbeing.
£1,271,864 has been awarded in 2022 – 2023.

 

Skills & Diversity

Mission to Seafarers – Suicide Prevention Training
Grant awarded £46,475.00
Project delivered in Falmouth, London, Felixstowe, Humber, Liverpool and Belfast

Stella Maris – Enhancing the quality and consistency of care provision to seafarers by Stella Maris
Grant awarded £17,000.00
Project delivered in North East (Hull or Teesport), Liverpool, South East, South West, Northern Ireland, Scotland and workshop in Derbyshire

Sailors’ Society – UK Wellness at Sea Resources
Grant awarded £22,550.00
Project delivered UK wide

Women in Transport – Transport Equity Index
Grant awarded £10,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

KLTV – RADAR Employment Apprenticeship Programme
Grant awarded £120,000.00
Project delivered in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Marine Society & Sea Cadets – Marine Engineering Pathway (MEP) Project
Grant awarded £182,500.00
Project delivered in Scotland, the North East, North West, Midlands, South East, South West and London.

Marine Society & Sea Cadets – Supporting Seafarer Career Progression
Grant awarded £50,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

Maritime London Officer Cadet Scholarship – MLOCS Cadet
Grant awarded £50,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

Merchant Navy Welfare Board – C188 Training Project
Grant awarded £6,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

Maritime UK – Roadshows for Girls
Grant awarded £100,000.00
Project delivered in London, Southampton, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, Liverpool, Hertlepool and Grangemouth

Cornish Fish Producers’ Organisation – From Deckhand to the Wheelhouse – Supporting careers in fishing
Grant awarded £44,469.00
Project delivered in Plymouth

People – Mental Health & Wellbeing

Merchant Navy Welfare Board – Development of National Seafarers’ Welfare Board Help Centre and Port Visitor platform
Grant awarded £148,620.00
Project delivered UK wide

Mission to Seafarers – Core Funding for Portside activities in 2023 – Region 1: South West and Wales
Grant awarded £19,752.00
Project delivered in Fowey, Falmouth, Avonmouth and Portbury, South Wales Ports (including Newport, Barry, Birdport, Briton Ferry, Cardiff, Neath, Swansea), Port Talbot, Milford Haven and North Wales

Mission to Seafarers – Core Funding for Portside activities in 2023 – Region 2: Southampton
Grant awarded £14,034.00
Project delivered in Southampton

Mission to Seafarers – Core Funding for Portside activities in 2023 – Region 3: North East
Grant awarded £36,785.00
Project delivered in Humber, Hull, Immingham, Groveport, Seaham, North Tees, South Tees, Tyne & Wear

Mission to Seafarers – Core Funding for Portside activities in 2023 – Region 4: Scotland
Grant awarded £4,429.00
Project delivered in Grangemouth, Rossyth, Dundee and Braefoot Bay

Stella Maris – Northern Ireland Ship Visiting Team
Grant awarded £56,777.00
Project delivered in Belfast, Kilkeel, Ardglass, and Portavogie

QVSR Seafarers’ Centres – Humber Seafarers’ Centre Refurbishment Project
Grant awarded £173,178.00
Project delivered in Immingham

QVSR Seafarers’ Centres – Felixstowe Seafarers’ Centre Refurbishment Project
Grant awarded £114,988.00
Project delivered in Felixstowe

QVSR Seafarers’ Centres – Bristol Seafarers’ Centre Refurbishment Project
Grant awarded £63,070.00
Project delivered in Portbury and Avonmouth

QVSR Seafarers’ Centres – London Tilbury Communication Space Project
Grant awarded £11,351.00
Project delivered in Tilbury

QVSR Seafarers’ Centres – 2 year funding of Assistant Operations Manager post
Grant awarded £65,000.00
Project delivered in Humber, Felixstowe, Bristol and London Tilbury

Merchant Navy Welfare Board – UK Port Welfare MiFi Partnership Project
Grant awarded £4,500.00
Project delivered UK wide

The Fishermen’s Mission – The Shout Mental Health Project
Grant awarded £14,067.00
Project delivered UK wide

The Fishermen’s Mission – The Fairwinds Mental Health Project
Grant awarded £9,801.00
Project delivered in Cornwall

The Fishermen’s Mission – The Newlyn Outreach Programme
Grant awarded £32,000.00
Project delivered in Newlyn, Cornwall

The Fishermen’s Mission – The Kilkeel Outreach Programme
Grant awarded £54,000.00
Project delivered in Kilkeel, County Down, Northern Ireland

The Fishermen’s Mission – The Bridlington Health Project
Grant awarded £15,144.00
Project delivered in Flamborough, Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea

Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society – Belvedere House Modernisation
Grant awarded £65,217.00
Project delivered in Banstead, Surrey

Seafarers’ Hospital Society – Seafarer Health Project – Defibrillator Project Scheme
Grant awarded £56,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

Seafarers’ Hospital Society – Seafarer Fast Track Physiotherapy Project
Grant awarded £147,100.00
Project delivered in Glasgow, Hull, Humber and Tyneside

Seafarers’ Hospital Society – Seafarers Dental Project – Smiles at Sea
Grant awarded £50,350.70
Project delivered in Cornwall, Brixham, Southampton, Portsmouth, Portbury, Tilbury and Felixstowe

Seafarers’ Hospital Society – Emergency Dental Grant Scheme
Grant awarded £30,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

Sailors’ Society – UK Peer Support Groups for Seafarers
Grant awarded £10,000.00
Project delivered UK wide

Nautilus Welfare Fund – Funding of two caseworkers
Grant awarded £75,700.00
Project delivered in Newcastle and Cardiff