Does your company want to demonstrate to your employees and clients the value you place on Biodiversity?

By supporting the NBN Trust you will play a significant role to protect wildlife through data that will help shape the future of biodiversity in the UK for future generations. How to get involved:

  • Become a corporate supporter – read on
  • Donate to the NBN Trust through Payroll Giving – Sign up via the Charities Trust 
  • Donate through your business sales – find out more at Work For Good
  • In-Kind Donations – please get in touch if you think you could offer us support
  • Engage your staff in a Corporate Challenge using iNaturalistUK – read on

To help you find out more about what we do we have produced a short video – Introducing the NBN and the NBN Atlas.

By becoming a corporate supporter we can offer you

  • A personalised framed certificate confirming your support
  • NBN Corporate Supporter logo for use on your website, company publicity and reports
  • NBN logo for use on your website, company publicity and reports
  • Recognition in the NBN Trust Annual Report
  • Recognition on the NBN Trust website
  • Network News, our monthly e-newsletter, sent once a month to an email address of your choice
  • Information session on the work of the NBN Trust for staff and / or clients (depending on level of support)
  • Opportunity to write a blog on NBN Trust website relating to your work to promote biodiversity
  • Opportunity to have a ‘pop up’ banner displayed at the annual NBN Conference
  • Opportunity to be an important part of the UK’s largest partnership for nature
  • Opportunity to support the UK’s biological recording community including hundreds of volunteers
  • Opportunity to support the largest biodiversity database for any country in the world – the NBN Atlas

Academic corporate supporter

Includes all the above plus

  • One free student place at NBN Conference (depending on level of support)
  • Preferential opportunity for students to submit abstracts for speaking slot at NBN Conference
  • Recognition in NBN Conference Programme

In-Kind Donations

We appreciate that your organisation may not be able to offer financial support but can offer in-kind support to NBN Trust. We are looking to work with organisations that could offer a variety of in-kind support including

  • donation of equipment for volunteer recorders e.g. garden hand tools, microscopes, head torches
  • graphic design services
  • data entry support to mobilise historic data
  • technical support for schemes and societies to set up websites and social media channels
  • promote the NBN Trust by carrying articles in magazines and /  or sharing links on social media or blogs
  • offering to host NBN Trust events and meetings
  • Donate prizes for the NBN Awards for Wildlife Recording

Other ways to support the NBN Trust

You can get involved and support us straight away by

  • Sharing our social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Sign up for our newsletters – Network News and NBN Atlas News
  • Start recording wildlife – go to iNaturalistUK and start recording the wildlife around you. Why not encourage your employees to get involved by recording nature in their lunch breaks? Perhaps develop a corporate challenge for staff / a team to record as much as they can over a week.  Read more about wildlife recording.

To find out more about how your company can support the NBN Trust please contact Giselle Sterry, Membership and Business Development, or call 0115 8500177.

Alternative options – become a member or donate to the NBN Trust