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, g.sterry@nbn.org.uk or call 0115 8500177.

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