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Description/contact info.
Expires
    CE/PL001    
AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION
The African Wildlife Foundation's mission is direct: to work together with the people of Africa to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa endure forever. "AWF is the leading international conservation organisation focused exclusively on Africa, and for over fifty years the key to our success has been creative partnerships. In the past year we have worked with respected corporate leaders such as Disney and Starbucks, as well as smaller yet equally innovative businesses like Alex Woo jewellery and L*Space designer swimwear. These collaborations were tailored to fit the respective partner's brand and target audience and included promotion through events, the web, African Geographic Magazine and in print and e-communications distributed globally. A partnership with AWF sends a strong message about your company or brand's commitment to the environment and improving rural livelihoods in Africa. It also gives your organisation the opportunity to play a meaningful role in safeguarding awe-inspiring and threatened wildlife like rhinoceroses, lions, and elephants. Whatever your interest, our work in fourteen African countries gives your company a range of projects to choose from as a creative way to increase brand awareness, build consumer loyalty and, of course, drive incremental sales. Some exciting AWF initiatives that your company might consider supporting are shown below. Please visit www.awf.org/partners for more information on how respected companies and brands have advanced the mission of the African Wildlife Foundation while engaging the support of consumers worldwide. To discuss ways your company or brand might develop a cause-marketing partnership or sponsorship program with AWF, please contact us". Contact: Daniel McGahey. Address: African Wildlife Foundation, Milton Cottage, Playing Close, Charlbury OX7 3QF. E-mail:
dmcgahey@awf.org
link to website

  Download more info.!   Click button to download the AWF's Corporate Partnerships for Conservation brochure (pdf format)

AWF initiatives available for sponsorship support

     Campaign to Save Africa's Rhinos - join with AWF to address the rhino poaching crisis sweeping Africa that threatens to drive this magnificent species to extinction.
     Restore Forests for People & Wildlife - plant trees to restore the Mau Forest, which is the origin of and natural filter for much of the freshwater in Kenya.
     Give Elephants Room to Roam - ensure the survival of elephants, lions and other large wildlife by helping AWF and community partners secure key migration corridors between protected areas.
     Protect Africa's Great Apes - support our successful programs to conserve endangered mountain gorillas and bonobos and help us expand into new landscapes to protect imperiled chimps and lowland gorillas.
     Conservation Enterprise - support AWF projects to develop ecotourism and agriculture enterprise projects that improve livelihoods in African communities.

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL002    
BIOTRUCK
After successfully completing the world's first carbon neutral expedition by driving from the UK to Timbuktu in a truck fuelled by chocolate biodiesel, the BioTruck team is now preparing for their next eco-adventure. Contact: Andy Pag. Tel.: +44 (0)797 494 2796. E-mail: andy@weddingstreams.co.uk.
link to website

 

Ongoing
CE/PL003
BLACK KESTREL
Black Kestrel is a project to develop and build an electric powered aircraft. The project has three phases. The first phase is to develop a new type of non-fuel burning electrical generator that will provide the main power for the aircraft's electric motors. The next phase will be to convert a conventional small to medium sized propped aircraft, such as a Piper PA32 Lance, by removing its existing piston engine and replacing it with a single, brushless, high speed electric motor and reduction transmission. Once the aircraft has been certified by the CAA to fly it will undertake several test flights; when these have been completed the aircraft will fly on a round-the-world tour to show the practicality and endurance of electric powered aircraft and the electrical generators. The third phase is to design and build a new airframe. This aircraft will be built for high speed and high altitude cruise and will be powered by several high speed electric fans. It will also, once built and tested, fly on a world tour. Black Kestrel is looking for several large or small sponsors for this project. Sponsors will have their brand and logo displayed on the side of the aircraft's fuselage, as well as on the Black Kestrel website's home page, Sponsors page and Twitter page. The Black Kestrel website has a large audience and following around the world - any sponsor who has their brand and logo on the Black Kestrel website or aircraft's fuselage would have a truly global audience. For more information please visite the Black Kestrel website (see link below). Contact: Jake Quinton. Tel.: 07739 181203. E-mail:
jake@blackkestrel.com
link to website

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL004     CIWEM'S ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
CIWEM's Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography. EPOTY is one of the fastest growing photographic competitions in the world (see www.ciwem.org/arts/photographer). Sponsorship benefits include    perfect platform for the sponsor to express their commitment to environmental stewardship and enhance a brand their clients can be proud of    high level promotion through online and print marketing    fantastic international media coverage, including the Sydney Herald, Singapore's Straits Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and the BBC    recognition from the highest level, such as Gordon Brown's selection of CIWEM's Young Environmental Photographer of the Year 2009 to take Number 10's official Christmas card    high profile environmental association by working with the historical Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management    involvement with a competition that captures the current zeitgeist of environmental awareness. Contact: Emily Doyle. Address: 15 John Street, London WC1N 2EB. Tel.: 020 7831 3110. Fax: 020 7405 4967. E-mail: emily@ciwem.org.
link to website

Sponsorship opportunities

Category sponsorship for The Natural World; Quality of Life; Innovation in the Environment; The Underwater World; A View From the Western World; or CIWEM's Young Environmental Photographer of the Year

Overall sponsorship for the Environmental Photographer of the Year exhibition programme

 

Ongoing
CE/PL005
THE CLIPPERTON PROJECT
The Clipperton Project (TCP) is a unique, international initiative that invites people to reconsider global issues within a broad framework of exploration and discovery, envisioning the positivity of new paths, rather than the negativity often associated with changing habits of consumption, forms of interaction with others or fields of specialisation. Aiming to re-energise debates/actions to address global issues, including the threat of environmental degradation, TCP provides spaces to expose both multidisciplinary practitioners and members of the public to new practices, processes, locations and issues requiring greater collective responsibility. At the heart of the project is the desire to reconsider challenges from a community perspective and look to embracing the possibilities inherent in the changes we need to make to ensure a sustainable future. Currently working with over sixty artists, scientists, educators and community workers worldwide and reaching twenty countries worldwide, TCP's programmes incorporate public talks, community events, educational workshops and online resources, alongside their multidisciplinary research expeditions to isolated locations of ecological relevance. TCP is currently in the development phase of their second major expedition, which will take eighteen artists, scientists and business professionals to the remote island of South Georgia in the sub-Antarctic. Here, the team will collaboratively investigate various environmental impacts, including plastic pollution, found on this uninhabited location. The diverse international group will witness these impacts together and explore each other's processes, in order to bring these issues to the general public, through TCP's varied events and dissemination programmes. More information about the project can be found on the website (please see the link below). Contact: Jonathan Bonfiglio. Address: Flat 1/2 15 Armadale Street, Glasgow G31 2QT. Tel.: 07951202483. E-mail:
info@theclippertonproject.com
link to website

  Download more info.!   Click button to download more information from the The Clipperton Project (pdf format)

Sponsorship options

     Events
TCP organises event programmes worldwide (currently in Mexico, Australia and the UK). These include educational and professional workshops that aim to inspire and promote collaboration, public talks that trigger inter-community dialogue and inspire action, and art exhibitions that visually promote TCP’s core issues (plastic pollution, climate change, sustainable fishing practices). Sponsors can support a single event (£2,000) or choose to brand an entire series (ie country programme or institutional programme - £15,000).

     Expeditions
TCP funds, in large part, both its mini-expeditions and its two-yearly major expeditions through corporate sponsorship. These activities provide sponsors with incredible global exposure, as well as the opportunity to have their brand logo displayed on the main sail of the expedition vessels (to be reproduced in all press articles and via TCP's online channels - £25,000).

     Online Productions
Sponsors can also choose to support one of TCP's online initiatives, such as its Podcast series (free to download via iTunes) or our innovative educational competitions (currently reaching over twenty schools worldwide - £1,000).

     Benefits
Sponsors receive incredible benefits for their support, including year-round publicity via the TCP website and monthly newsletters, features across its social media sites, brand placement in any press it receives for one year after support is received, copies of the documentary film (upon release) and the TCP book, invitations to TCP events in the sponsor's location and a free TCP event produced especially for the sponsor's staff and/or clients.

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL006    
CYCLE BLACKPOOL HIRE-A-BIKE
Blackpool Hire-a-Bike is the largest street-based, fixed station bike hire scheme in the UK outside of London. Similar in design to London's Barclays Bike Hire scheme, it has over fifty fixed on-street stations and 500 bikes available to the residents and visitors of the UK's foremost seaside resort, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Over twelve million visitors came to Blackpool in 2010 to visit the many unique attractions, including the pleasure beach, promenade, golden mile, zoo and parks, with bike stations positioned at every major attraction, including exits to the major car parks. Awareness of the scheme is high amongst residents and visitors. The scheme is promoted widely - and is a major part of cycling-associated events such as the Illuminations' Ride-the-lights, the Tour of Britain and Skyrides. Through the branding and information on the stations and bikes, the scheme creates a very large footprint in a very busy environment and as such is a highly attractive sponsorship opportunity. The network of stations provides twenty-four hour access to bikes for leisure, commuting and utility cycling. It improves the health of its members, reduces the impact of motorised vehicles in the busy town and has almost universal positive reception from residents and local press. The scheme is closely associated with VisitBlackpool, the NHS and Blackpool Council and is strongly supported by Blackpool Council members. Operated by Hourbike Ltd, a team of locally employed and trained mechanics ensure ongoing serviceability of the bikes and stations, and provides customer facing sales and support to customers on the street. An interactive voice response system provides twenty-four hour ticket fulfilment and a website provides online customer information and advance sales. The scheme is seeking a sponsor to ensure ongoing sustainability and growth of the project. Every aspect of the scheme branding, name, station and bike signage, materials and tariff are open to negotiation as part of the package. A single, multi-year sponsorship arrangement is preferred but all interested parties will be considered. A real time map of the extent of the station locations can be found at www.hourbike.com/blackpool (please see link below). Contact: Tim Caswell, Managing Director. Address: Hourbike Ltd, 39 Pilgrim's Way, Bisley, Surrey GU24 9DQ. E-mail:
info@hourbike.com
link to website

 

Ongoing
CE/PL007
GREEN AWARDS
The Green Awards illustrate the crucial role that needs to be played by green marketing and sustainability communications in informing people about green issues, products and lifestyle choices, and aim to showcase examples of excellence and best practice. Sponsorship offers     visibility for the sponsor's products and services to the Green Awards opt-in database and through National Geographic, Green.TV, Twitter, MySpace and Facebook    competitive advantage for the sponsor in showing thought leadership in their sector    a positive image for the sponsor's company to all their stakeholders    encourages staff, customers and suppliers to feel confident about the sponsor's support for sustainable initiatives. "We need your support! As a valued sponsor, you will receive global coverage through our media partners, such as National Geographic magazine, and the opportunity to stream your own corporate video broadcast. Your company branding will appear before, during and after the event, in pre-event advertisements supported by our media partners, in the Awards programme and on the Green Awards website. Sponsor logos will also be shown during the awards ceremony. There are nineteen sponsorship opportunities, including Principal, Associate and all the award categories". "The Green Awards are a great showcase for companies and organisations that are leading the way on sustainability", Dominic Burch, Head of Corporate PR, ASDA. "Making your voice heard and having an impact in the increasingly crowded and sometimes fatigue-laden world of environmental marketing requires persistence, creativity and the ability to take risks. Without it, I fear messages key to our very survival will not be noticed", Satinder Bindra, Director of Communications, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya. Contact: Iain Patton. Tel.: 0207 939 3958. Fax: 0207 403 9997. E-mail:
iain@greenawards.co.uk.
link to website

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL008    
THE GREEN BLUE
The Green Blue is a trailblazing initiative developed by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and the British Marine Federation (BMF) to deliver real world solutions and best practice guidance to the recreational marine sector to minimise its impact on the coastal and inland marine environment. The organisation focusses on high impact awareness raising through published materials, targeted publicity, presence at marine events and support from high profile ambassadors, including Mike Golding and Dee Caffari, delivering practical demonstration projects (e.g. boat washdown systems or recycling facilities), building a bank of research to ensure their work is scientifically underpinned and making information available to assist in the preparation of Environmental Impact Statements for marine businesses. Sponsorship opportunities range from strategic partnerships through to one-off events, including the Annual Conference and theme specific workshops and launches. Benefits and rights can include    prominent logo placement    co-branding of PR and communications    brand association with a leading edge marine environmental programme    access to the whole UK recreational boating sector (over 3.5 million participants) and to a RYA/BMF combined membership of 500,000 people and 1,600 businesses    promotional opportunities, including the Southampton and London International Boat Shows    event branding, pre/post event publicity    opportunities to showcase the sponsor's Corporate Social Responsibility    participation of the sponsor's stakeholders and staff in Green Blue events    and access to Green Blue's network of partners to assist the sponsor in meeting their environmental policy targets. The Green Blue is the leader of the fleet as an increasingly well-known environmental marine brand surrounded by a fast-growing network of support and interest. The Green Blue is unique and innovative: it is the first programme of its kind to be developed for any recreational sector in the UK and is well placed to help a potential sponsor's organisation enhance its reputation, reach and environmental performance. Contact: Jane Swan, Partnership Officer. Address: RYA House, Ensign Way, Hamble, SO31 4YA. Tel.: 02380 604100. Fax: 02380 604299. E-mail: jane@rya.org.uk.
link to website

 

Ongoing
CE/PL009
INTERNATIONAL MARINE CONSERVATION CONGRESS
The Society for Conservation Biology Marine Section will host the 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, between 14th and 18th August, 2014. The event will bring together several hundred marine conservationists from diverse disciplines for discussion, innovation and development of science-based products that inform policy change and implementation. IMCC is recognised as the most important international meeting for marine conservation. Speakers and attendees will be from agencies, NGOs, universities and other organisations around the world. Meeting sponsors can receive logos on banners, the website and PR materials, as well as exhibition booths and advertisements. Contact: Samantha Oester, IMCC3 Co-Chair & Communications Chair. E-mail:
soester@gmu.edu.
link to website
https://www.facebook.com/pages/International-Marine-Conservation-Congress/28831585666?ref=hl  
https://twitter.com/IMCC2014

 

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL010    
LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY
Lakes for Living, Lakes for Life is a first in the UK. It will bring together senior decision makers from all over the world to enjoy enthusiastic discussion of how those involved in business, the community and the environment can and should work together for the benefit of lake environments. The conference will be jointly hosted by the Environment Agency and Lake District National Park Authority in the perfect location of the Lake District National Park, England's largest National Park and home to the country's longest 'mere', Windermere, deepest water, Wastwater and tallest 'pike', Scafell. The venue for the event will be the four-star Low Wood Hotel, which occupies a privileged shoreline setting offering fine views across Lake Windermere. The organisers can offer potential sponsors an excellent platform to promote their organisation within this renowned location and stunning environment. The conference aims to bring together all those who work with lakes worldwide and contribute to the development of the network of practitioners across Europe and beyond. Over 150 senior decision makers and influencers are expected to attend from environmental, economic and community sectors associated with Lakeland access across the globe. Through workshops, site visits and key note speeches, the conference will deliver and collate the very best of experience and current practice. In addition, delegates will benefit from the chance to build networks with overseas colleagues and learn about their successes and experiences. Delegates taking part in the debate will come from worldwide organisations including the Living Lakes Network in Europe and beyond and the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) in the US and Canada, as well as a host of key UK environmental alliances including Natural England, The National Trust, the RSPB and the Forestry Commission. Together with the strong presence of organisations with an economic direction, such as Cumbria Tourism and the North West Development Agency, their combined experiences will enrich the conference and contribute to future worldwide lake management policy. The day programme includes energising and inspiring international presentations by key sector representatives. Structured workshops will address each element of the mix to explore and understand the core issues. Delegates will also enjoy practical site visits to see exemplars of environmental, community and business initiatives to stimulate discussion between all those who work in the economic, environmental and community sectors within lake catchments. Each destination catchment has its share of problems, attractions and opportunities. A programme of evening entertainment will add a lighter touch to the proceedings as delegates are invited to enjoy the company of new found friends and colleagues against the magnificent backdrop of the Lake District. "We will forge strong working relationships with all our sponsors to identify the potential synergies between our organisations and ensure our objectives are aligned and promoted effectively. There are a number of sponsorship packages available which are outlined in the conference brochure, A Slice of the Action, available via the download button. These can be tailored to your individual requirements which we would be pleased to discuss further". Contact: Julian Smith, External Fundraiser. Address: Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7RL. Tel.: 01539 792605. E-mail: julian.smith@lake-district.gov.uk.
link to website (Lakes For Living, Lakes For Life conference)
link to website (Lake District National Park Authority)

  Download more info.!   Click button to download more information from the Lake District National Park Authority (pdf format)

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL011    



THE LANDSCOPE PROJECT AT DARTINGTON
The landscope project is a flagship initiative of the Dartington Hall Trust to attract and support social and environmental enterprises to set up new ventures to demonstrate sustainable land use on the 1,200 acre Dartington Hall estate in South Devon. The first two successful projects have recently been given the go ahead. The first is a social enterprise delivering land-based education to excluded adolescents from urban areas. The second is a woodland charity that aims to create and restore the network of woodlands stretching from Dartmoor to the River Dart. . Contact: Julie Richardson, Director of Landscope. Address: The Dartington Hall Trust, The Elmhirst Centre, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EL. Tel.: 01803 849390. E-mail: landscope@dartington.org
link to website

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL012    
THE NATIONAL TRUST
The National Trust is Europe's leading conservation charity, with over 3.4 million loyal members. It cares for historic properties, internationally acclaimed gardens, coastline and countryside for everyone to enjoy, both now and in the future. The Trust is looking to work with like-minded companies on a variety of commercially attractive sponsorship opportunities. A relationship with The National Trust sends out a clear message about commitment to conservation, the environment and the preservation of our nation's heritage. Research has shown that Trust members see commercial partnerships as a clear endorsement of the brand or product. Promotional opportunities drive sales whilst benefiting from a positive association with the Trust in the minds of customers. Contact: Elin Horgan, Corporate Partnerships Manager. Address: The National Trust, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2NA. Tel.: 01793 817507. E-mail:
elin.horgan@nationaltrust.org.uk
link to website

Current opportunities include:

     Major programme sponsorship top tier sponsorship packages based around key areas of the Trust's work including Gardens, Discovery and Outdoors
     National Trust Music Festival: twelve high profile summer concerts at four key Trust properties
     From Plot to Plate - a series of over one hundred events focusing on growing, producing and cooking food
     Working Holidays scheme - the longest running National Trust volunteering programme with over 4,000 participants annually

Bespoke sponsorship packages can be created to meet the sponsor's marketing objectives, but the benefits of working with the National Trust include:

    Association with the powerful and trusted National Trust brand
    Access to 3.4 million National Trust members, 82% ABC1
    Coverage and acknowledgement in National Trust communications
    Excellent corporate social responsibility and PR story

Sponsor branding opportunities

    Corporate hospitality at some of the nation's most prestigious properties
    Staff benefits including free entry passes and an employee volunteering programme

Members

    3.4 million members/1.7 million households
    82% are ABC1
    37% 35-54 years families with children under 16
    39% 45-64 years independent adults

Visitors

    13 million visits to houses and gardens each year
    50 million visits to coast and countryside spaces each year
    500,000 visits by school children each year
    80% of the population live within twenty miles of a National Trust property

 

Ongoing
CE/PL013
PROJECT eRALLY
eRally is competing in all rounds of the 2014 Scottish Rally Championship in the top class with a Subaru Impreza. "Jean Hay, our new novice co-driver, has been out testing with us and is proving to be a very enthusiastic natural talent in the role. As driver, I have previously competed in the British Rally Championship, winning the very competitive F2000 class at the International Ulster Rally. This year our aim is to get the crew competition-fit for what is coming next year: eRally, the UK's first fully electric, zero-emission high-powered rally car. Please see www.erally.co.uk for more details on the eRally Project. Also follow us on www.facebook.com/eRally for details on our Scottish Rally Championship campaign. Our budget for this season is £35,000, so anything you can contribute to make a dent in that is very much appreciated. For example, our personal safety equipment (race suits, helmets etc.) came to £2,490 this year. If you can cover that, we would be very happy indeed. We will be more than happy to carry your company graphics on the rally car, links on the website, Facebook and, if you have baseball caps for those BBC Scotland TV and Motors TV interviews, we'll be happy to wear them there, too! :) Obviously if your contribution could cover more than our safety kit, then we would provide a much larger area on the car for your graphics. For individual philanthropists, we can offer a visit to the Aberdeen Rally Centre for a tour of the rally car preparation facility and a high-speed ride on the test track". Contact: Ellya Gold. Address: 4 Cove Walk, Cove Bay, Aberdeen AB12 3DY. Tel.: 07446 025827. E-mail:
ellya@erally.co.uk
  https://www.facebook.com/eRally

  Download more info.!   Click button to download more information about sponsorship opportunities offered by Project eRally (pdf format)

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL014     RSPB
The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for us all. Its work is driven by a passionate belief that     birds and other wildlife enrich people's lives     the health of bird populations reflects the health of the planet, on which our future depends    we all have a responsibility to protect biodiversity. Contact: Neil Barton, Sponsorship Manager. Address: RSPB Headquarters, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL. Tel.: 01767 680551. E-mail: neil.barton@rspb.org.uk
link to website

Opportunities

The RSPB can tailor sponsorship packages to sponsors' needs. What does the RSPB do?

    It champions birds and the environment to decision makers
    It protects, restores and manages habitats for birds and wildlife
    It owns or manages more than 190 nature reserves, where wildlife can flourish and people can be inspired
    It carries out recovery projects for our most threatened species
    It shares its knowledge and enthusiasm to help young and old enjoy the natural world
    It champions the cause of biodiversity as part of sustainable development
    It is active across the UK at national, regional and local levels - its work is relevant to everyone's environment
    It tackles international conservation issues through the Birdlife International Partnership - a global coalition of like-minded conservation organisations

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL015    
SKYSCHOOL AND ADVENTURE EXPEDITIONS
Following the successful use of paramotors on a major scientific expedition by the Scientific Exploration Society in the Bolivian Amazonas, it is proposed to develop the concept of using paramotors and all terrain vehicles, working together on a series of scientific projects. A small team of experts have come together to plan the ventures and they consist of the following individuals: John Blashford Snell, Scientific Exploration Society; Alex Ledger, SkySchool Flight Centre; Alan Morton, Proactive TV. The first expedition is to Botswana and the aim is to research areas of scientific interest as well as support the local community. Proactive TV have agreed to film the expeditions with the aim of placing them on either Channel 4 or the Discovery Channel. The charity Just a Drop has also agreed to support the expedition. These expeditions are clearly advantageous for either a single main sponsor or a variety of different sponsors. "We therefore propose that interested parties should contact us to discuss the options available". Contact: Alex Ledger. Address: Rams Hill Farm, Manston, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1HD. Tel.: 07747 097527. E-mail: alex@skyschooluk.com
link to website

Ongoing
CE/PL016
UK AWARE
UK AWARE is the UK's only green consumer exhibition with a proven track record and a loyal following. UK AWARE offers products and services which help people to reduce their carbon emissions without compromising the modern lifestyle. The events offer people the chance to explore market options in a simple, interactive and understandable way. UK AWARE illustrates how modern life and considerate living can compliment each other, and how greener living will save visitors money whilst giving a good feeling about doing the right thing for our planet's future. It is important to note that UK AWARE sponsors will be very publicly seen to be supporting UK green industries. They will be strategically placing themselves as green champions in the UK market, and will be considered as market leaders in their industry. Sponsorship opportunities are available at all budget levels. Contact: Danny Carnegie. Address: PO Box 562, London UB5 9JZ. Tel.: 0208 842 7500. E-mail: danny@ukaware.com.
link to website

 

Ongoing
    CE/PL017    

THE WILDLIFE TRUSTS FOR BIRMINGHAM & THE BLACK COUNTRY: INTERNATIONAL DAWN CHORUS DAY
International Dawn Chorus Day boasts a position as one of the most enduring and popular annual environmental events on the calendar. The simple concept is of early morning gatherings to hear the dawn chorus at nature reserves, parks or other open spaces, often followed by a healthy, hearty breakfast. The history and background to this exciting event is documented on www.idcd.info, the IDCD website. Participating UK organisations include The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, National Trust, English Nature, Scottish Natural Heritage, Local Authority Ranger Services and very many more, down to small local groups. Birdwatch Ireland organises a busy programme of events in Eire. Thousands of individuals make the effort to rise early and appreciate Nature's daily miracle on International Dawn Chorus Day. Millions more get to here about the event and learn more about the need to conserve wild birds. Excellent press and media coverage was achieved, mostly in the UK, but also with a good profile in North America, Europe and elswhere in the world. The message of International Dawn Chorus Day is a simple one, allowing hundreds of organisations to raise the profile of their essential conservation work for wild birds and their habitats. The colours and sounds of wild birds make this a sponsorship opportunity well suited to multi-media promotion, especially using the web. International Dawn Chorus Day needs sponsorship support so that the organisation can encourage a greater number of event registrations; run a telephone/email support service for event organisers and help people find their local event; and also to raise the profile of the event even higher. The UK organisers also want to increase their contact with overseas event organisers, especially in Europe, North America, Australasia and Southern Africa. This is a package with great appeal for a UK-based organisation. The organisers have been able to make International Dawn Chorus Day a remarkable success - with your support, they say, it could be the biggest international wildlife event of all! For the full story, visit the website or get in touch. Contact: Mr. Neil Wyatt, Chief Executive. Address: 28 Harborne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3AA. Tel.: 0121 454 1199. Fax: 0121 454 6556. E-mail:
idcd@bbcwildlife.org.uk.
link to website

Opportunities for sponsors include:

Syndicated celebrity radio interviews.
Excellent press coverage, from nationals to local free papers.
Great appeal for broadcast media locally, regionally and nationally (one year IDCD was featured all day on Radio 4 with broadcasts from around the world).
Interactive web coverage.
Custom video footage.
Branding opportunities.
Long event window - advance publicity starts in December with the main event taking place on the first Sunday in May. Some events happen over several weeks each side of the main event.

 

Ongoing
 

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Description/contact info.
Expires
CE/0001 CENTRE FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN ENERGY (CREATE)
CREATE is a not-for-profit organisation working to reduce the effects of climate change. Address: Kenley House, 25 Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan WN1 1TD. Tel.: 01942 422800. E-mail: mail@create.org.uk
link to website

 

Ongoing
CE/0002 CLIVE SALL ARCHITECTURE LTD.
Clive Sall was a co-founder of FAT (Fashion, Architecture & Taste), Alphaville and BOB (Big Open Box). Clive Sall Architecture has been exploring the theoretical and practical relationship between branding, architecture and the urban environment, producing art projects such as Roadworks (1996), Picnic (1995) and Outpost (1993-5). The company is now offering the opportunity to sponsor a pioneering new project that seeks to challenge the perception of urban space and public art. Cart is a collaborative venture that endeavours to engage the public in an experience of art beyond the gallery, using the car, the quintessential symbol of modernity, as a canvas. "Our aim is to produce a series of 'Art-Cars', which will complete a procession through the city of London during Summer 2010. The convoy will stop at several major art institutions and events to generate a high level of publicity, whilst establishing a link between the galleries and public art. We want to take these artistic expressions outside the galleries to challenge the public perception of surroundings and make people think about their environment in an alternative way. A variety of artists, designers and architects will be commissioned to produce a series of Art-car Maquettes. Six of the Art-car Maquettes will be selected for full-scale reproduction into functioning vehicles of the same design. We require financial sponsorship for Cart, in order to cover the costs required to establish and execute our project. As this is a not-for-profit scheme, all the proceeds raised through sales will be donated to charity". Contact: Laura Diaz Ramos. Address: 2 Providence Yard, Ezra Street, London E2 7RJ. E-mail:
laura@clivesallarchitecture.co.uk
link to website

 

Ongoing
CE/0003 THE CLYDE RIVER FOUNDATION
The Clyde River Foundation is a charity dedicated to the recovery of the River Clyde as a vital part of the economic and cultural heritage of the West of Scotland. Sponsorship opportunities exist for environmental research and rehabilitation projects and environmental education programmes to raise awareness of the biodiversity of the river, as well as the opportunity for corporate sponsorship of a high profile flagship of regeneration in the West of Scotland. Reg. charity no. SCO29602. Contact: W. Yeomans, Project Co-ordinator. Address: Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ. Tel.: 0141 330 5080. Fax: 0141 330 5971. E-mail: w.yeomans@bio.gla.ac.uk.
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CE/0004 THE ECOTECH CENTRE
Opportunities are available currently to sponsor the Renewable Energy Centre, classrooms, core workers and ongoing research into sustainable development. Contact name: Stuart Weaver, Manager. Address: EcoTech, Turbine Way, Swaffham PE37 7HT. Tel.: 01760 726732. Fax: 01760 726109. E-mail: sweaver@ecotech.org.uk.
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CE/0005 THE ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL
The Environment Council is dedicated to enhancing and protecting Britain's environment through building awareness, dialogue and effective solutions. To find out about carefully-tailored Corporate Partner packages, contact Suzannah Lansdell, Deputy Chief Executive. Tel.: 0207-632-0114. Fax: 0207-242-1180. Address: 212 High Holborn, London WC1V 7VW. E-mail: suzl@envcouncil.org.uk.
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CE/0006 ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY (EIA)
EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime. EIA secures protection for species, their habitats and the environment by conducting undercover investigations and in-depth research. Contact: Nicola Stonham, Development Officer. Address: 69-85 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX. Tel.: 020-7490-7040. Fax: 020-7490-0436. E-mail: einfo@eia-international.org.
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CE/0007 FOREST OF CARDIFF
Forest of Cardiff is an environmental charity set up to encourage, support and enable all community groups to increase Cardiff's tree population and develop an array of environmental projects. The organisation strives to be reactive to the needs of the community and welcomes new ideas for maintaining the health of the city. A number of project ideas already exist but sponsorship is sought to make the projects happen. Forest of Cardiff boasts a good track record of achieving publicity. Contact: Julie Evans, Marketing Manager. Address: The Walled Garden, Old Coedarhydyglyn, St. Nicholas, Cardiff CF5 6SG. Tel.: 029-20-599300. Fax: 029-20-592929. E-mail: treescene@forestoc.demon.co.uk.
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CE/0008 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
Contact: via website (please see link below). Address: 26-28 Underwood Street, London N1 7JQ. Tel.: 0207-490-1555. Fax: 0207-490-0881. E-mail: info@foe.co.uk
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CE/0009 THE GAME CONSERVANCY TRUST
"Birds and other animals common in our childhood have dramatically declined, leaving some on the brink of extinction. Together we can reverse the decline of our native species". For more information, contact the Sponsorship Department. Address: Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1EF. Tel.: 01425-651015. Fax: 01425-651026. E-mail: sponsorship@gwct.org.uk
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CE/0010 GROUNDWORK UK
Groundwork is a leading environmental regeneration charity making sustainable development a reality in many of the UK's poorest communities. "Our major projects include national grant schemes, programmes of community work funded by one of our corporate partners and complex networks of projects co-ordinated between ourselves and other partners. Initiatives like these mean we can join up many local projects, helping to share 'what works' and make more of an impact on the ground. It also often means helping other organisations and learning from their successes". Address: Groundwork UK, Lockside, 5 SCotland Street, Birmingham B1 2RR. Tel.: 0121 236 8565. Fax: 0121 236 7356. E-mail: info@groundwork.org.uk.
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CE/0011 KEEN GREEN AND ETHICAL TRADE MARKET
The Keen Green and Ethical Trade Market, held at Old Spitalfields, London, provides a great sponsorship opportunity to help increase a company's 'green credentials' within its local community and beyond. "Organiser the Market Square Group is offering a cost-effective sponsorship package of this brand new eco- and ethically-focused event, providing the opportunity to promote your eco-credentials and existing products or road-test or launch new ones within this premier London attraction. The Market Square Group is a long-established markets and events resource supplier which recognises the public's growing understanding of ethical and environmentally-friendly products and trading practices. Running every Tuesday and Wednesday from March 2012, the vibrant, colourful Keen Green and Ethical Trade Market showcases producers and merchants of ethically-traded arts, crafts, clothing, jewellery and home furnishings from all over the world alongside free range, traceable and homemade local and regional food and drink. Supported by a comprehensive PR and marketing campaign, this unique event promises much more than retail therapy and combines working demonstrations, entertainment and planned visitor attractions including a weekly auction and swap shop". Contact: Paul Kennedy. Tel.: 07944 599165. E-mail:
office@marketsquaregroup.com.
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Sponsorship package and benefits

The cost of sponsorship is £375.00 per week for four weeks.

    Branding opportunities throughout the venue
    Logo and details on 20,000 flyers
    Logo/link on the Market Square Group website
    Stall to sell and promote within the event

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CE/0012 LEARNING THROUGH LANDSCAPES
Learning Through Landscapes is 'The UK School Grounds Charity' and its mission is 'to ensure that children enjoy the opportunities and experiences that well planned and designed school grounds can offer'. LTL has a portfolio of national and regional educational and environmental projects available for sponsorship, linked to promoting and enhancing the development, use and value of school grounds (see below). Contact: Stephen Webb, Head of Fundraising. Address: South Side Offices, The Law Courts, Winchester SO23 9DL. Tel.: 01962-846258. Fax: 01962-869099. E-mail: swebb@ltl.org.uk.
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Current opportunities

National School Grounds Week
A national award scheme
A major secondary school grounds campaign
A cause-related marketing project

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CE/013 LUKE JERRAM
Luke Jerram is seeking partners for a significant public artwork. Aeolus - an Acoustic Wind Pavilion, is an ambitious new work created by UK artist Luke Jerram (
www.lukejerram.com). Aeolus was the ruler of the four winds in Greek mythology. Aeolus is a giant singing sculpture that responds to the wind, providing a wonderful audio-visual experience. It is a spectacular optical and acoustic pavilion that has been developed by Jerram and a specialist team of engineers from the University of Southampton. Fabricated in steel and the size of a small house, it is the outcome of research into Aeolian harps and sound chambers. Just like wind turbines, it relies on the wind to animate it. Aeolus is touring the UK in 2011 and will be visited by thousands, on windy hilltops and urban wastelands. Download an information pack at www.aeolus.org.uk. There are opportunities for organisations to be involved and benefit from the international profile that involvement brings. "The work already has significant funding in place and we now need support, either in cash or in kind, to take this exciting new work on tour and share it with audiences throughout the country". Contact: Carolyn Black. Address: Pervasive Media Studio, Leadworks, Anchor Square, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5DB. Tel.: 0117 9157237. E-mail: info@lukejerram.com
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Sponsors will benefit from:

    Substantial national and international press coverage
    Corporate hospitality events and conference profiling
    Full accreditation (logos and company name) online, in press releases and in all printed materials
    Diverse audiences - Aeolus will be seen by thousands of people

 

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CE/0014 MARGATE HARBOUR ARM
This is an opportunity to sponsor a permanent seaside look-out point for the public in Margate, Kent. The sponsorship will reach a wide range of people: UK seaside holiday visitors, contemporary art gallery visitors and local people of all ages in Kent. Margate is a seaside town undergoing huge regeneration, including the Margate Harbour Arm project (www.margateharbourarm.co.uk) which has turned a derelict pier into a new attraction with high quality offerings. So far there is an art gallery, artists' studios, a cafe, an ice cream shop, a gift and jewellery shop and, hopefully very soon, a fish restaurant and two more retail units. Margate Harbour Arm is located directly next to the site where the David Chipperfield-designed Turner Contemporary Gallery is currently being built. The Turner Contemporary is expected to attract 120,000 visitors per year. The location has panoramic sea views, and the proposed project aims to connect the public with the marine environment. The aim is to create a look-out point at the end of the Harbour Arm which makes the most of the location and the experience of being surrounded by sea. Information panels will be created but they will not just be the usual photo-and-info. They will be high quality in terms of content, appearance and construction, to complement the Harbour Arm project and to sit comfortably alongside the regeneration and artistic environment being created in Margate. It is anticipated that a local artist/cartoonist will be involved to make them something special. Local naturalists and teachers will also be involved to focus on the important facts, in a way which is accessible to both adults and children. Given the location, the durability of the structures is going to be very important and options have been discussed with an engineer and structural glass expert. Ideally it will also be possible to provide a platform with binoculars. The budget for the project is unlikely to exceed £15,000 but the exact amount required will depend upon specification. One sponsor is sought. Contact: Dr Fiona Sherriff. Address: 1 Beach Houses, Royal Crescent, Margate CT9 5AL. Tel.: 07968 209047. Fax: 01843 292375. E-mail: info@margateharbourarm.co.uk.
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CE/0015 MARINE CONSERVATION SOCIETY
Over half of Britain's wildlife lives below the waves. The Marine Conservation Society is the UK's only charity dedicated to protecting our beautiful seas, shores and all the wonderful wildlife that inhabits them. The society works with all levels of the public, industry and government alike, organising a wide range of projects and campaigns aimed at finding solutions to the many threats our seas face today such as over-fishing, pollution and climate change. MCS is able to offer tailor-made corporate sponsorship packages. Contact: Marianne Steele, Fundraising Manager. Address: Unit 3, Wolf Business Park, Alton Road, Ross on Wye, HR9 5NB. Tel.: 01989 566017. Fax: 01989 567815. E-mail: marianne@mcsuk.org.
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CE/0016 THE NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDEN OF WALES
The National Botanic Garden of Wales works to conserve threatened plant species, research plant diversity and create an experience leaving visitors with a wealth of memories - an entire Mediterranean landscape, re-created within the world's largest glasshouse, or one of Europe's longest herbaceous borders, all set within an immaculately-restored Regency park. Contact: Dr Rosetta Plummer. Address: Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HG. Tel.: 01558-667116. Fax: 01558-667138. E-mail: rplummer@gardenofwales.org.uk.
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CE/0017 PLANTLIFE INTERNATIONAL
Plantlife International is a charity dedicated exclusively to conserving all forms of plant life in the UK, Europe and across the world, in their natural habitats. The organisation acts directly to stop common plants becoming rare in the wild, to rescue wild plants on the brink of extinction, and to protect sites of exceptional botanical importance. The charity carries out practical conservation work, influences relevant policy and legislation, involves its 12,000 members in many aspects of its work and collaborates widely to promote the cause of wild plant conservation. For the conservation of plants in the wild to be successful, Plantlife International believes that it must become the responsibility, willingly accepted, of all sectors of society: businesses, institutions, landowners, farmers, individuals, and the wider community. Plantlife hosts the secretariat for Planta Europa, the network of organisations working for plant conservation across Europe. A number of opportunities exist for both UK- and overseas-based sponsorship. Contact: Ally Crichton, INdividual and Corporate Giving Manager. Address: 14 Rollestone Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1DX. Tel.: 01722 342735. Fax: 01722 329035. E-mail: ally.crichton@plantlife.org.uk.
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CE/0018 RAINFOREST CONCERN
The main objective of Rainforest Concern is to protect rainforests and the vast biological diversity of life they contain. At present the organisation has seven conservation projects in Costa Rica and Ecuador and works with local conservation organisations in these countries to purchase threatened rainforests for protection. The 800 hectare coastal forest reserve located on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast (and established in 1989 by the Endangered Wildlife Trust) is home to one of the most important nesting beaches for the leatherback turtle. The reserve offers protection for diverse and impressive wildlife in an area which has suffered greatly from the expansion of banana plantations. Rainforest Concern provides a volunteer programme between March and July which has attracted groups and individuals who assist in monitoring laying and hatching and protecting the beach. The organisation assists the communities living close to its projects by promoting environmental education programmes and encourage alternative forms of income generation to take the emphasis away from slash and burn agriculture. Rainforest Concern is currently seeking sponsorship support to enable it to continue and expand its work. Contact name: Fiona Dalrymple, Head of Fundraising and PR. Address: 27 Lansdowne Crescent, London W11 2NS. Tel.: 020 7229 2093. Fax: 020 7221 4094. E-mail:
info@rainforestconcern.org.
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CE/0019 THE RAINFOREST FOUNDATION
The Rainforest Foundation supports indigenous communities of the world's rainforests in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfil their rights. A range of opportunities is currently available for companies to sponsor various aspects of the Foundation's work. The Foundation points out that sponsoring one of its projects can bring significant benefits: its strong brand and logo can help reinforce the environmental ethos of a company's brand strategy, promoting a positive image and thereby helping to improve sales. The Foundation's initiatives often receive high profile media coverage: in September 1998, for instance, the BBC broadcast a TV appeal on its behalf in which Sting presented its work in Cameroon. Reg. charity no. 801436. Contact: Alison Payne. Address: The Rainforest Foundation, City Cloisters, 196 Old Street, London EC1V 9FR. Tel.: 020-7251-6345. E-mail: alison@rainforest.com.
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CE/0020 RECYCLING OPTIONS LIMITED
Working with secondary schools across the country, Recycling Options aims to install a range of automatic recycling machines that receive, shred or crush and store used beverage containers. These machines are at the leading edge of technology and have an excellent record in the USA and Europe. Machines are often seen as expensive for current tight school budgets; however, the integral TV provides a platform for sponsors to run video tracks that educate and inform students (11-18 years old), whilst promoting appropriate services and products. The organisation's systems also enable schools and colleges to qualify for Eco-school and Green Flag status, amongst others. Vouchers or smartcard points are given for every deposit and these provide an opportunity for incentive programmes geared for all Key stages, as well as an involvement in PSHE projects. Points (with a value) may alternatively be allocated to selected charities. The recycling initiative will create a better place to work and play, reduce litter, increase recycling and help local and global environments. Dealing with waste at the point of arising will reduce carbon emissions, and is practical and sustainable. Sponsors are required from organisations or companies who wish to be associated with education, the environment and lifestyle best practice by supporting these installations, to facilitate regional groupings of colleges and schools through participation in incentive projects or providing material for TV programmes. There is currently positive intent from college groups in Manchester, Cheshire and the London Borough of Croydon. These groups are seen as excellent platforms for a national roll-out during 2007 which could lead to a national system. Contact: Bernard Stonestreet. Address: 27 Dane Lane, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex TN38 0QW. Tel.: 07884 263824. Fax: 01782 629333. E-mail: bernard@recycling-options.com.
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CE/0021 SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST
The Scottish Wildlife Trust is the leading charity working to protect all forms of wildlife in the towns, cities and countryside of Scotland. Various sponsorship opportunities (and Corporate memberships) are available. Reg. charity no. SCO 05792. Address: Scottish Wildlife Trust, Harbourside House, 110 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6NF. Tel.: 0131-312-7765. E-mail: jwallace@swt.org.uk.
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CE/0022 STARCHASER INDUSTRIES LTD.
Starchaser Industries is an international company working at the leading edge of the new commercial Space Age. Through the application of total commitment, quality and excellence, Starchaser has established itself at the forefront of engineering and technology. The Starchaser Partner Programme provides companies with the opportunity to develop customised engagement models and partnership programmes focused on meeting the needs of the Partner. Contact name: Tony Meadows. Address: Unit 7, Hyde Point, Dunkirk Lane, Cheshire SK14 4NL. Tel.: 0161 882 9922. Fax: 0161 882 9233. E-mail: info@starchaser.co.uk.
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CE/0023 TREES FOR CITIES
Trees For Cities is an independent charity working to improve the environment through tree planting and landscaping projects. It seeks to bring 'dead spaces' alive, turning them into green spaces that people can use for play, work, learning, socialising or just relaxing. Sponsorship opportunities include community projects (eg community woodlands, street trees, orchards in school playgrounds) and other related activities, eg the organisation's newsletter and events. Contact: Graham Simmonds, Chief Executive. Address: Prince Consort Lodge, Kennington Park, Kennington Park Place, London SE11 4AS. Tel.: 020-7587-1320. Fax: 020-7793-9042. E-mail: treesforlondon@aol.com.
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CE/0024 VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN
Ventnor Botanic Garden is a free public open space that is committed to providing a facility for education, plant conservation and recreation. Within 22 acres of coastal garden on the southern side of the Isle of Wight, an extensive collection of more than 10,000 different species of plant, both native and exotic, represents a rich and genetically diverse display of considerable scientific interest. Much work is still to be done and the Friends of Ventnor Botanic Garden (registered charity no. 1080835) are looking to set up training programmes to encourage people into horticulture as a first career, or for those people who are changing career. The Friends have a policy of social inclusion and encourage people from all walks of life to participate in the development of the Garden. To realise many of their goals - notably to promote and encourage the use, enjoyment and development of the garden as well as assisting in the dissemination of knowledge of the plant kingdom - considerable sponsorship is required. Potential for partnerships is a major opportunity. Contact name: Simon Goodenough, Curator. Address: Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1UL. Tel.: 01983 855397. Fax: 01983 856756. E-mail: simon@vbg1.demon.co.uk.
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CE/0025 WWF-UK
WWF works to conserve endangered species, such as the Siberian tiger; protect endangered spaces, from seas to forests; and address global environmental threats, such as climate change or deforestation. Its approach to these problems is to seek long-term solutions with people in civil society and government, industry and education. WWF is able to offer tailor-made corporate sponsorship packages. Contact: Edwina Silvester, Head of Corporate Support. Address: Panda House, Weyside Park, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1XR. Tel.: 01483-412365. Fax: 01483-426409. E-mail: esilvester@wwf.org.uk.
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CE/0026 WASTE WATCH
Waste Watch is a national organisation which works with community groups, local authorities and industry to educate, inform and raise awareness on waste reduction, reuse and recycling. To discuss joining the Business Sponsors' Group, contact Tim Burns. Address: Europa House, Ground Floor, 13-17 Ironmonger Row, London EC1V 3QG. Tel.: 020 7549 0302. E-mail: tim.burns@wastewatch.org.uk
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CE/0027 WHEAL MARTYN CORNWALL'S MUSEUM OF THE CLAY COUNTRY
Wheal Martyn Cornwall's Museum of The Clay Country (a registered charity) is an open air museum covering the history of china clay in Cornwall and West Devon. Its twenty-six acre site includes historic areas, nature trails through reclaimed china clay tips and an opportunity to see a modern clay pit at work from a viewing platform. A range of sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact name: Peter Jennings, Chief Executive. Address: Wheal Martyn, Carthew, St Austell PL26 8XG. Tel.: 01726 850362. Fax: 01726 850362. E-mail: peterjennings@ wheal-martyn.com.
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CE/0028 WIGHT GREEN CENTRE
The Wight Green Centre is the Isle of Wight's environment centre. Work is carried out in schools to bring about a greater understanding of 'green' issues, linked to the curriculum. Guidance is given to the public, the business sector, charities and schools on a wide range of subjects. Information is held on recycling, energy and water efficiency, conservation volunteering, gardening for wildlife, green tourism, transport issues and waste reduction. The Centre runs a Pond Warden scheme and has recently set up a timber reclamation project. The Wight Green Centre, situated in Newport, the island's capital, opened in 1998. Its funding in the past has come from the National Lottery, Home Office and ESF. Those supporting our activities will benefit from the publicity which the Centre receives - its work is high profile as it is involved with many groups and organisations. The centre is now seeking sponsorship funding to continue its work - a range of sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact name: Ray Harrington-Vail, Centre Co-ordinator. Address: Wight Green Centre, 11 Lower St. James Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5HE. Tel.: 01938 532121. Fax: 01983 520230. E-mail: ray@wightgreencentre.demon.co.uk.
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CE/0029 WILDSCREEN FESTIVAL
Wildscreen is a UK-based charity working globally to increase the public’s awareness and appreciation of the natural world. The Wildscreen Festival boasts a position as the world’s most prestigious and influential event for the wildlife, earth science and environmental film-making industries. It was founded by Sir Peter Scott in 1982 in association with WWF UK. The festival's aims are to increase the diversity, quality and quantity of wildlife and environmental films and provide filmmakers with the opportunity to learn or develop filmmaking skills. Ultimately Wildscreen hopes to promote conservation through wildlife film-making. It is the world’s largest and most prestigious festival of its kind, attracting nearly 900 delegates ranging from established and renowned film-makers to broadcasters to suppliers. The week-long festival comprises a diverse programme including a training school, seminars, masterclasses, screenings of films from around the world, a trade show and many opportunities to share ideas and make new contacts. The centrepiece of every Wildscreen is the bestowing of its Panda Awards – the wildlife film industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. There are numerous sponsorship and branding opportunities available. Contact: Colin Butfield, Festival Director. Address: PO Box 366, Bristol BS99 2HD. Tel.: 0117 915 7101. E-mail: colin.butfield@wildscreen.org.uk.
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CE/0030 WOODLAND TRUST
The leading woodland conservation charity. Address: Autumn Park, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 6LL. Tel.: 01476-581112. Scotland - tel.: 01764-662554. Fax: 01764-662553. Ireland - tel.: 02891-275787. Fax: 02891-275940. E-mail: corporatepartnerships@woodlandtrust.org.uk.
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