Become a business partner

Is your business thinking of partnering with a local Sussex-based charity?

Sussex Wildlife Trust believe that corporate charity partnerships should be mutually beneficial and based on shared values. Each partnership is bespoke to each individual company, allowing us to create an impactful partnership based on our shared visions and aims.

From partnering with Sussex Wildlife Trust your business, your staff and your clients can help take action for wildlife, connect more with nature, and benefit from the joy and wellbeing this provides. We can help you to engage with the wider community, whilst knowing you are helping to protect the wildlife and nature of Sussex. Together we can make Sussex a place where people and wildlife can thrive together.

Why should your business support Sussex Wildlife Trust?

  • You will be making a difference to the natural environment in Sussex that we all depend on, helping us to take action for wildlife locally
  • It will help to raise your profile locally whilst demonstrating your commitment to protecting the wildlife and nature of Sussex
  • We'll work with you to find ways to engage your staff in nature based activities and volunteering opportunities, connecting with their local natural environment helping their wellbeing and staff morale
  • You'll be in good company, joining a growing number of local businesses who want to  create a Wilder Sussex rich in wildlife, enjoyed, valued and protected by everyone

To find out more about Business Partnerships please contact our Corporate and Community Fundraising Officer using the contact form below

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How can your business support Sussex Wildlife Trust?

You can support us in a number of ways:

1. By joining our Business Membership Programme

Becoming a business member of Sussex Wildlife Trust is a clear demonstration of your commitment to a healthy and sustainable natural environment. It's also a positive signal to your staff about the company they work for, and an indication to your customers, suppliers and the community around you that you care about nature in Sussex.

To see a list of our current business members, click here

We are interested in developing long term relationships with business members that share our values. We offer a membership to suit all type and size of business, starting at £120 a year for sole traders.

Basic membership with the Trust enables you to use our logo on your website to show your support for nature in Sussex, and you would also be invited to our specific corporate events and activities. Sussex Wildlife Trust will also feature the company on our website, feature you in our Wildlife Magazine, and send a welcome pack with membership certificate and other wildlife content.

To find out more about the different options for Business Membership please contact our Corporate and Community Fundraising Officer using the contact form below.

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2. By organising a Work for Wildlife session for you and your staff

Give your staff the chance to take part in important conservation work, supporting the local wildlife and wellbeing of the community. Whether it is an informal teambuilding day or simply the chance for your staff to get together and put something back into the community, we have an opportunity for you. These are great opportunities for team development. We do charge for these experiences to help cover our costs and support our work.

To find out more about the different options for a Work for Wildlife session please contact our Corporate and Community Fundraising Officer using the contact form below.

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3. By promoting Payroll Giving to your staff

Employers can give to the Sussex Wildlife Trust by setting up a payroll giving scheme and encouraging staff to donate through their PAYE.
Giving direct from pay is tax free and helps the Sussex Wildlife Trust make concrete plans for the future. If employees pledge £10 from their gross salary each month, it will only cost £7.80, but the Sussex Wildlife Trust receives £10 thanks to the Inland Revenue. Any employee can join the Give As You Earn scheme if their salary or pension is taxed through PAYE and the employer offers a GAYE scheme.

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4. By getting involved in the sponsorship of a special project

If you're interested in sponsoring something specific we'd be happy to discuss this with you. Please get in contact with our Corporate and Community Fundraising officer using the form below.

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Get in touch

We'd love to hear from you - if you'd like to talk to us about business partnerships or if you have an idea for joint working with the Trust please contact Louise Collins on 01273 497522 or use the contact form below.

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