Funding Secured for BWAG

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Total from May 2005 to March 2017

Breakdown per year:

Financial Year 16/17 – £12,516

  • To March 2017 £6,419 was raised from – Donations (£913); Membership Fees (£1,835) and Events (£3,415); Miscellaneous income (£256)
  • £346 – Sale of wood products (carved garden mushrooms)
  • £1,432 – Sale of BWAG Calendar & Greeting Cards
  • £999 – Gift Aid (refund to BWAG by HMRC)
  • £1,000 – Rural Payments Agency grant towards Forestry Commission Management plan
  • £2,320 – Kent Wildlife Trust/WREN funding for chalk grassland restoration

Financial Year 15/16 – £19,101

  • To March 2016 £9,765 was raised from – Donations (£764); Membership Fees (£2,570) and Events (£5,946); Miscellaneous income (£485)
  • £727 – Sale of wood products (fire wood, bird boxes & garden mushrooms etc.)
  • £1,173 – Sale of BWAG Calendar & Greeting Cards
  • £1,090 – Gift Aid (refund to BWAG by HMRC)
  • £800 – Cllr Paul Carter, Member Community Grant (towards Wood Fayre costs)
  • £1,000 – Richard Neame – Gold Award prize money
  • £4,546 – Various grants towards costs of running BWAG Wood Fayre

Financial Year 14/15 – £24,534

  • To March 2015 £17,324 was raised from – Donations (£12,436); Membership Fees (£1,835) and Events (£2,010); Miscellaneous income (£1,043)
  • £424 – Sale of wood products (fire wood, bird boxes & garden mushrooms etc.)
  • £1260 – Sale of BWAG Calendar
  • £776 – Gift Aid, excluding gift aid received in respect of the Peg appeal (refund to BWAG by HMRC)
  • £750 – Raised for the rehabilitation of Peg (includes gift aid)
  • £500 – Cllr Paul Carter, Member Community Grant (for purchase of a log extractor)
  • £3,500 – ADAFOR funding for botanical survey, mapping of woodland compartments and GIS survey

Financial Year 13/14 – £9,752

  • To March 2014 £6,464 was raised from – Donations (£544); Membership Fees (£2,490) and Events (£3,295); Miscellaneous income (£135)
  • £883 – Sale of wood products (fire wood, bird boxes & garden mushrooms etc.)
  • £1,342 – Sale of BWAG Calendar
  • £563 – Gift Aid (refund to BWAG by HMRC)
  • £500 – Cllr Paul Carter, Member Community Grant (for purchase of brushcutter)

Financial Year 12/13 – £9,280

  • To March 2013 £4,354 was raised from – Donations (£580); Membership Fees (£1,510) and Events (£1,954); Miscellaneous income (£310)
  • £2,500 – Whitehead Monckton Charitable Foundation grant
  • £845 – Sale of wood products (fire wood, bird boxes & garden mushrooms etc.)
  • £1,189 – Sale of BWAG Calendar
  • £392 – Gift Aid (refund to BWAG by HMRC)

Financial Year 11/12 – £21,880

  • To March 2012 £6,918 was raised from – Donations (£881); Membership Fees (£1,615) and Events (£3,707); Miscellaneous income (£715)
  • £80 – Cllr Wendy Hinder donated money towards the cost of a laminating machine
  • £10,000 – Awards for All Lottery grant
  • £2,120 – Sale of wood products (fire wood, bird boxes & garden mushrooms etc.)
  • £1,644 – Sale of BWAG Calendar
  • £1,118 – Gift Aid (refund to BWAG by HMRC)

Financial Year 10/11 – £25,491

  • To March 2011 £7,341 was raised from – Donations (£813); Membership Fees (£2,280) and Events (£4,248)
  • £11,100 – secured to allow further path restoration in Bredhurst Hurst
  • £5,850 – Total project cost (KCC Countryside Partnership Scheme) for coppicing, tree surgeon work on dead, diseased and dangerous trees and the development of task and corporate team building days
  • £1,000 – Grassroots Grant for the purchase of tools for the volunteer task days
  • £200 – Sale of wood products (fire wood, bird boxes & garden mushrooms etc.)

Financial Year 09/10 – £4,799

  • To March 2010 £3,257 was raised from – Donations (£490); Membership Fees (£1,243), Events (£1,451) and Miscellaneous (£73)
  • £1542 – VAT refund

Financial Year 08/09 – £15,220

  • To March 2009 £4,220 was raised from – Donations (£783); Membership Fees (£1,955) and Events (£1,482)
  • £4,000 – Grassroots Grant for path restoration
  • £6,000 – Natural England Countdown 2010 for scrub clearance and fencing
  • £1,000 – AONB Sustainable Development Fund

Financial Year 07/08 – £40,993

  • To March 2008 £4,808 was raised from – Donations (£1,342); Membership Fees (£1,695) and Events (£1,771)
  • £26,185 secured, allowing path restoration in Bredhurst Hurst to proceed (from the following donors):
    • £5,000 – Cllr Paul Carter, Member Community Grant
    • £15,233 – KCC Public Rights of Way
    • £2,100 – Royal School of Military Engineering
    • £1,000 – Sustainable Development Fund
    • £1,000 – KCC Small Capital Grants
    • £900 – Maidstone Borough Councillor Derek Butler, Devolved Budget
    • £500 – Maidstone Borough Councillor Malcolm Greer, Devolved Budget
    • £452 – Maidstone Borough Councillor, Wendy Hinder, Devolved Budget
  • Spring 2007 – KCC Local Grants Scheme awarded £5,000 for coppicing and maintenance work
  • April 2007 – KCC, Public Rights of Way provide £5,000 for initial repairs to the byway.

Financial Year 06/07 – £16,696

  • To March 2007 £5,611 was raised from – Donations (£1,292); Membership Fees (£2,025) and Events (£2,294)
  • March 2007 – Kent Downs AONB Unit; Clean Kent, KCC PRoW provided £4,200 towards the cost of renovation work at White Hill.
  • February 2007 – Cllr Wendy Hinder donated £500 towards the cost of the Bredhurst Hurst Management Plan (total cost £1,500)
  • December 2006 – Cllr Paul Carter donated £3,890 from his Member Community Grant towards the cost of equipment needed to allow BWAG to further develop.
  • April 2006 – Cllr Paul Carter donated £1,000 from his Member Community Grant towards the cost of producing the Bredhurst Hurst Management Plan (total cost £1,500).
  • April 2006 – Cllrs Wendy Hinder and Derek Butler donated £1,000 towards the breeding bird survey
  • April 2006 – Cllr Derek Butler donated £495 towards the costs of Kent Wildlife Trust/BWAG work with Bredhurst CE School.

Financial Year 05/06 – £12,750

  • March 2006 – Cllrs Hinder and Butler donated £400 towards the cost of the Land Registry search
  • From May 2005 (when BWAG was formed) to March 2006 £1,350 raised from donations. (No fund raising events were held during year and the Membership Scheme was not introduced until May 06).
  • Kent Downs AONB Unit provided in excess of £11,000 towards our project.