From its inception in 2003 to April 2022, over £28,000 of small grants have been awarded by the Birds of Berkshire Conservation Fund:
2003/04 Friends of Lavell’s Lake: sluice to control water levels £1146
2003/04 Pang Valley Project: fencing of meadow to protect ground-nesting birds £600
2004/05 Moor Green Lakes Group: Barn Owl boxes £600
2004/05 Birds of Berkshire Atlas Group: survey start up costs £500
2005/18 Newbury Ringing Group: rings etc., three grants totalling £900
2006/09 John Lerpiniere: Barn Owl boxes grants totalling £484
2008/9 Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre Be Wild project for woodland advisory work £1000
2008/09 Pang Valley Conservation Project: reedbed creation at Hosehill Lake £1000
2010/11 BBOWT (Greenham): telescope for monitoring ground-nesting birds £395
2010/11 BOC: Nest boxes for Basildon Park £145
2011/12 Woolley Firs Ringing project: rings and nets £628
2011/12 Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare: nest boxes £150
2013/14 Pang Valley Barn Owl Group: nest boxes £300
2013/14 BOC: Tree Sparrow winter feeding project £520
2015/16 Fobney Island Nature Reserve and Padworth Lane GPss signage £250
2017/18 Padworth Lane GPs surveys, site design and conservation management plan £4,500
2018/19 Newbury District Ornithological Club for work at Lower Farm £323*
2018-20 BOC Swift box provision at sites across Berkshire (130 boxes) £1,004
2019/20 Peregrine nesting platform and nest camera at Newvbury £3000*
2019/20 Protection of Little Ringed Plover breeding site in West Berkshire £500.
2020/21 Protection of Little Ringed Plover breeding site in West Berkshire £500.
2021/22 Contribution to BBOWT towards a boat for use at Berkshire gravel pit reserves £500.
2021/22 Fobney Meadows access path improvement. £10,000 (awarded to BOC by the National Lottery Community Fund).
*Funds made available not so far used.