The Fund is open to UK-registered charities that operate a rescue boat in the UK. The 2018/19 Fund will contribute to costs of purchasing equipment to support rescue operations. Equipment supported by the Fund last year included rescue boats and other craft (e.g. flood rescue rafts, kayaks), launch equipment and launch vehicles, personal protective equipment and other crew equipment. Applications should be submitted to reach the DfT by no later than midnight on Monday 3rd September 2018. More information is available on the Government website.