As a small charity, every penny gifted to NHSN makes and difference for wildlife, wild spaces and those who study and protect them.

How your gift will help

Without legacies, much of our work over almost two centuries would not have been possible. By remembering North East nature in your will, you will leave a lasting gift that makes a real difference.

Whatever its size, you can rest assured that your gift will be spent on the causes you care about and where it’s most needed.

The facts about your legacy

Leaving a legacy is much simpler than people think.

There are several ways you can contribute to our future – from making a gift in memory of a loved one, leaving a monetary gift yourself, by donating a specific item, or leaving a percentage of your estate.

All legacies left to NHSN are free of inheritance tax. By leaving a gift, you could reduce the amount of tax paid on your estate.

Barn Owl © Rick Thornton
Peacock © Sam Fisher

Pledge a legacy today

When making a gift, we’ll make sure that your wishes are respected. We recommend obtaining professional advice.

Please get in touch for further information.

It was really easy to set up a legacy donation with the Natural History Society of Northumbria. I’ve been an NHSN member for many years and I think it’s really important that NHSN’s invaluable work continues for future generations.

Anne Wilson, NHSN Life Member

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