Froglife is privileged to be supported by a wide range of organisations and individuals.
Jules is a zoologist, international non-fiction author and regular writer for The Guardian and BBC Wildlife Magazine. A former Froglifer, Jules has a genuine soft spot for frogs and toads and has fond memories of his years on Froglife’s enquiry line, particularly during spring-time.
Kate Bradbury is an award-winning author and journalist, specialising in wildlife gardening. She edits the wildlife pages of BBC Gardeners World Magazine and regularly writes articles for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, RHS magazine The Garden and BBC Wildlife and BBC Countryfile magazines.
(image by Sarah Cuttle)
We are very pleased to have four MSPs on board supporting our species in Scotland, they are:
|Mary Fee, MSP for West Scotland and supporting the common toad||David Torrance, MSP for Kirkcaldy and supporting the common lizard||Bruce Crawford, MSP for Stirling and supporting the slow worm|
|Emma Harper, MSP for South Scotland and Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity. Emma is supporting the natterjack toad|
The majority of Froglife’s funding comes through projects – our practical conservation work, education or learning schemes and research. The list below shows every organisation that is currently supporting our busy programme to help amphibians and reptiles thrive.
For information on how to become a corporate sponsor, click here.
For information on how to sponsor a project, click here.
You can find a full break down of our finances and funding in our Annual Review.
Grant making trusts and organisations
|Alexander Moncur Trust||Biodiversity Challenge Fund (via Scottish Natural Heritage)||Blodwen Llyod Binns Bequest Fund|
|Greener City Fund|
|Partners for Health|
Our Corporate Supporters
|holidaycottages.co.uk offers a choice of over 3500 holiday cottages in beautiful destinations across the country. They are sponsoring Froglife in order to help protect the UK’s wildlife and habitats so they can be enjoyed for years to come.||Stay In Cornwall is your go-to for what to see, what to do and where to stay in Cornwall, offering holiday cottages, hotels, holiday parks and more. By sponsoring Froglife, they hope to give back to nature and aid in the conservation of amphibians and reptiles.||Big Domain are group accommodation specialists, bringing together friends and family from all over the UK with their collection of large holiday cottages. With their support, they hope to make the UK a better place for everyone to enjoy, including the wildlife.|
|Environmentjob.co.uk – a really useful site for eco-friendly careers. They support us with free and discounted advertising for our jobs, volunteer roles and training courses.||CJ Wildlife – this company, which offers a full range of wildlife products as well as food, has become a charity partner providing us with an annual donation, commission on sales generated through this link and promotional opportunities.|
|With over 11 million customers, BGL is a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services via brands including comparethemarket.com, Budget Insurance, Dial Direct and Beagle Street. It employs more than 3,000 people across its five sites in Peterborough, Sunderland, Wakefield, London and Paris.||Puddleplants is a small family run business specializing in British native pond and bog garden plants for any size pond, from the smallest puddle to large ponds and lakes. We do many different collections of plants designed for different sized ponds and tailored to different types of wildlife, and in particular our Frog and Newt collections are very popular. We also have a good selection of non-native plants, and a full range of pond products including baskets, soil, gravel, nets and all kinds of pond and water treatments -everything you need to keep your pond in tip-top condition!||Waterside Nursery have grown our own pond plants in Leicestershire since 1995 and have 7 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medals. We are specialist growers of both marginal shelf plants and water lilies for ponds and miniature plants & waterlilies for our design of fibreglass patio container pond features. We provide pond plants & waterlilies that are rooted into mesh baskets using aquatic compost ready to be immediately placed into your pond or container pond. Our British Native oxygenating plants are supplied bare-rooted to drop into the pond water. We hope our pond plants will develop a balanced habitat for the many wildlife creatures that will be attracted to the water area in your gardens.|
|Everyone needs insurance and Evergreen Insurance Services also gives back to support our natural world. They donate up to 25% of their earnings back to one of their nature charity partners, so by choosing them and quoting us, you’ll be supporting Froglife’s vital work, protecting habitats and species that are under threat.|
Our Business Supporters:
|Gordon Low are UK Fabricators of high quality rubber pond liners. They give Froglife discounts on these.||Established in 2007, Birdsong Charity Consulting has helped more than 200 charities become thriving, vibrant organisations where people love to work. Birdsong enables charity sector leaders and HR professionals to get the best from their people through specialist surveys for staff, volunteer and trustee boards. They also offer coaching and bespoke support.|
The following companies have given their staff time off to help as volunteers on our habitat projects. These teams have been enormously valuable and have helped us to deliver a number of sessions, we would like to thank the staff and the companies:
For information on ways YOU can support Froglife, click here.