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In partnership with the MA COVID-19 Relief Fund, The Cape Cod Foundation selected Fishing Partnership as the non-profit leader in commercial fishing industry to distribute a $25,000 grant to Barnstable County fishing families.

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Cape Cod Foundation

In partnership with the MA COVID-19 Relief Fund, The Cape Cod Foundation selected Fishing Partnership as the non-profit leader in commercial fishing industry to distribute a $25,000 grant to Barnstable County fishing families.

Oceans of Recovery New Bedford Calendar

Oceans of Recovery

Oceans of Recovery is a weekly support group that meets on Zoom every Thursday at 7 p.m. for fishermen seeking freedom from substance use disorder [SUD].

Open Enrollment 2021 resources

Open Enrollment 2021

Open enrollment starts Nov. 1, 2020! Contact a Navigator and #getcovered, #staycovered.

Safety at Sea

Safety Training in COVID19

Safety Training in COVID-19

Learn the COVID-19 protocols Fishing Partnership adheres to that ensure the safety of participants.

Economic Security

WGBH In It Together

WGBH In It Together

VP of Health Policy Heidi Sulman is interviewed on the impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Fishermen.

Fishermen Need Help

Commercial fishermen are essential workers and heroes who risk their lives to feed us. The pandemic has threatened the collective livelihood of the 20,000 fishermen we serve. You can help local fishing families by answering the call. Make a donation to support Fishing Partnership programs and thank you.

Become a Member

Show your support for commercial fishermen and become a supporting member of Fishing Partnership today. It costs nothing to join!  You will receive news and updates on the local fishermen who bring you the freshest seafood, sustainably caught, from the most highly regulated wild fisheries in the world.

What Fishermen Are Saying

  • Fishing Partnership has had a major impact on my life. In these uncertain times in the fishing industry, having access to affordable health insurance is a great relief. Thank you, your efforts are much appreciated.

    Edward D., Marblehead

  • A lot of fisherman and their families would be without health care if it were not for you guys. Keep up the good work.

    Tom M., Hingham

  • We can’t thank Fishing Partnership enough for being there when we needed affordable quality health coverage.

    Peter P., Gloucester

  • Fishing Partnership is the best thing that ever happened to fishermen. Without it, I wouldn’t know what to do about my doctor bills.

    Antone S., New Bedford