Department for Transport Funding

£1,051,354

TOTAL AWARDED

12 UK charities and organisations were funded through the DfT grant programme. A total of 18 projects were supported across two streams – Skills & Diversity and People.

£552,969

PEOPLE

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

£498,385

SKILLS & DIVERSITY

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

220,020+

PEOPLE REACHED

17,536+ reached through Skills & Diversity projects.
202,484+ reached through Mental Health & Wellbeing Projects.

Support for Maritime in 2022

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. 12 UK charities and organisations have been funded through the Department for Transport grant programme in 2022, some have received more than one grant. By the end of the year a total of £1,051,354 was awarded to support 18 UK projects across two workstreams:

Skills & Diversity: Plugging skill gaps, broadening the pool of talent, providing an equal opportunity for all and fostering creativity. £552,969 awarded in 2022

People: Research into, and support for UK programmes to alleviate seafarer and fishers’ mental health and wellbeing. £498,385 awarded in 2022

 

Skills & Diversity

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 – 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

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 – 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