Bat Conservation Trust

Saving bats for what its worth

Every year, thousands of people phone us to help grounded or injured bats that they find. But our bat care work has no guaranteed source of income and is wholly dependent on peoples generosity.
£6,037
raised of £7,000 target
by 305 supporters
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Story

Thank you so much for contacting the National Bat Helpline or consulting our website about the bat that you rescued. We rely on people like you and so do the bats!

We offer our bat care services on a donate what you can basis. We have no guaranteed source of funding for our bat care work, so we depend on public donations to let us keep helping people who rescue bats.

Please think about what our service was worth to you and to the bat you helped. The average donor gives between £10 and £15, but any amount you can spare, whether big or small, will make a real difference and help ensure that the next person in your position gets the help they need.

On behalf of the whole team and the bats, thank you once again.

Photo (c) Hugh Clark

About the charity

Bat Conservation Trust

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We are the leading NGO solely devoted to the conservation of bats. Bats play a vital role in our environment but during the last century have suffered severe declines. We are working to secure the future of bats by tackling threats such as persecution, loss of roosts and changing land use.

Donation summary

Total raised
£6,036.23
+ £1,453.38 Gift Aid
Online donations
£6,036.23
Offline donations
£0.00
Direct donations
£5,956.23
Donations via fundraisers
£80.00

* Charities pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.