LASI is funded entirely by the University of Sussex and by donations from private individuals, companies and trusts and foundations. We would like to thank all those who have most generously supported the Sussex Plan and who continue to do so. Our donors are listed below.

If you would like to contribute towards this important research please contact Michael Edmonds, Development Manager, 
Email:, Telephone: +44(0)1273 873273,


Commercial organisations

  • Rowse Honey Ltd
  • Brighton and Hove City Council
  • Burt's Bees (UK) Ltd
  • Falling Tree Productions Ltd
  • Habitat Aid
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Millennium FX
  • Sherriff International
  • Silver Spoon
  • Waitrose
  • Weber Shandwick


Private individuals

  • Jane Aireton
  • Anna Appelmelk
  • Margaret Ashworth
  • Elizabeth Boyling
  • Michael Chowen
  • Melanie Cooke
  • Mrs M Crowhurst
  • Roger Daniell
  • Eliot Edmonds, Eleanor Palmer Primary School and 8th Hampstead Scout Group
  • Elaine Evans
  • Shirley Fitch and Fleet Beekeeper's Association in memory of Colin Fitch
  • Roberta Fourt in memory of David Fourt
  • Ms Jill Hearn
  • Keith Jones
  • John Merrill
  • Pamela Morton in memory of Doug Morton
  • Joanne Nickless
  • Isobel Ponsford and Jazmine Bannister, Kingsbridge Primary School
  • Sarah Potter
  • David Read and the Read family
  • Jane Samsworth
  • Freddie Sowrey
  • Phyllida and Andrew Stewart-Roberts
  • St Joseph's RC Primary School
  • GB and K Trustrum
  • Nigel Ventham
  • Jim Vivian-Griffiths
  • Margaret Whitford
  • Helen Wilson and Ealing and District Beekeeper's Association in memory of John Wilson MBE
  • Deborah Winterhalder

Charitable organisations

  • Body Shop Foundation
  • British Beekeepers Association
  • CB Dennis Trust
  • Charity 1155, Wallingford
  • Ernest Cook Trust
  • Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
  • Hindon and Fonthill Bishop Women’s Institute
  • John Spedan Lewis Foundation
  • Merrydown Trust in memory of Ian Howie
  • Nineveh Charitable Trust
  • Nutley Women’s Institute
  • Oak Foundation
  • Philip King Charitable Trust
  • Sir Peter Daniell Charitable Trust
  • Tansy Trust
  • University of Sussex Students' Union RAG
  • Yew Trees Women’s Institute


Beekeeper groups

  • Bucks County Beekeepers' Association
  • Dean Forest Branch, Gloucester Beekeepers' Association
  • Dorchester and Weymouth Beekeepers' Association
  • High Wycombe Beekeepers' Association
  • Newbury and District Beekeepers' Association
  • Somerset Beekeepers' Association
  • South Chilterns Beekeepers’ Association
  • Vale and Downland Beekeepers' Association

Funders list updated July 2017