Corporate support

Many companies are already making an important contribution to biodiversity by supporting the work of the BTO through our Corporate Membership Scheme or through corporate partnership. The BTO key corporate partners are Birdguides, Gardman, Opticron and Westland.

How we work with businesses

We work with businesses in a number of ways including;

  • Undertaking monitoring of birds at business sites to inform habitat management
  • Designing and developing mobile and online systems for monitoring wildlife
  • Testing new equipment, like optics and outdoor clothing
  • Providing business with the tools to be a champion for our satellite tagging projects including Cuckoos
  • Helping business meet their aims of delivering research vital to informing conservation

By working with us you could:

  • Align your company with a highly respected and trusted conservation science organisation and achieve your Corporate Social Responsibility objectives
  • Support vital research which gets to the heart of conservation issues of national and global concern and be informed of the latest research and challenges
  • Show your company’s commitment to its environmental responsibilities
  • Support specific projects relevant to your business
  • Share your commitment and involvement with more than 50,000 known individual supporters, to a broad range of professional partners and with our growing audience following BTO work through social media

Corporate Partnerships

We work with companies from various sectors to create bespoke partnerships that enhance your brand, reach new and engaged audiences and support our work to deliver crucial evidence for the conservation of bird species and habitats.

Corporate membership

Becoming a Corporate Member of BTO is a great way to show your business’s ongoing commitment to conservation.

In return we can offer a plethora of benefits to your business and staff, including training and volunteering opportunities, use of our fantastic venue, the opportunity to network with like-minded businesses, and access to the expertise of the BTO team.

The BTO really values the support it gets from businesses. Working together means we can better inform conservation through rigorous scientific research. We would love you to help us by joining our BTO Corporate Membership Scheme. Frank Gardner, BTO President 

Corporate Membership Benefits




PRICE * £500 £1,500 £3000


Use of BTO meeting rooms for meetings or events One half day One full day Two full days
Discount on subsequent venue hire bookings 5% 10% 15%
Invitation to participate in annual Conservation in Business Thought Leaders seminar at BTO HQ
Reduced rates for BTO professional training courses for your employees **
10% 20%
Access to the expertise of BTO staff who can advise on how to improve the environmental impact of your business, make your site/offices more bird friendly, and staff involvement opportunities
Talk by a BTO expert for staff or stakeholders


Discounted BTO and/or Garden BirdWatch membership for your employees
5% 10% 20%
Invitations to BTO networking events and special occasions
Quarterly corporate e-newsletter
Copies of BTO News (4) and/or Bird Table (4)


Nominated for annual BTO Supporter Award
Acknowledgement of your support on the BTO website
Use the BTO Corporate Membership logo on your website and stationary
Use the BTO Corporate membership logo on your website and stationary
Acknowledgement of your support on the BTO website
Opportunities for an article profiling your business  in a BTO publication
Receive BTO press releases and keep up-to-date with current issues in bird conservation science
Recognition of your support of special projects on relevant websites, articles in the birding press, national press releases

* All prices subject to VAT; ** Choice of Birding Basics, Survey Essentials, Bird Identification Techniques, Observation and Monitoring Core Skills.

We take our responsibilities for conserving biodiversity very seriously. To deliver the best outcome for wildlife we need robust conservation evidence to underpin our decision-making. BTO is a world leader in undertaking scientific research to inform conservation policy. Our support helps that research happen and keeps us up to date with the latest research findings. We’re delighted to support BTO’s work. Chris Gerrard, Natural Catchment and Biodiversity Manager, Anglian Water 

Gold level members

Silver level

The Original Cottage Company Ltd

Bronze level

  • Anglian Sports & Schoolwear
  • Birdkind
  • Brinvale Bird Foods
  • CJ Wildbird Foods Ltd
  • Jacobi Jayne & Co
  • John Haith Ltd
  • Northumbrian Water
  • Nurture Landscapes
  • Parkhill Nurseries & Garden Centre
  • R & E Bamford Ltd
  • Roys of Wroxham
  • Swarovski UK Ltd
  • Syngenta UK Ltd
  • Thames Water
  • The Travel Chapter

Other ways for your company to support

We are also very grateful to the following companies who support us through affiliations, generous donations of funding, equipment and by supporting our raffles and events.

  • Biotrack Ltd
  • BirdGuides
  • Evergreen Insurance
  • Gardenature
  • Grant Arms Hotel
  • Haith’s
  • NatureGuides
  • The Nestbox Company
  • Nurture Landscapes
  • Opticron
  • Outdoor Alternatve
  • Paso-Primero
  • Swallowtail Print
  • Thetford Garden Centre
Become a corporate supporter today

Complete the enquiry form below, or get in contact at corporate [at] or ring 01842 750050.

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