Annual Report and Accounts 2021-22

Sylva Foundation Trustees' Report and Annual Accounts 2021-22

Sylva Foundation Trustees’ Report and Annual Accounts 2021-22

The trustees of Sylva Foundation are pleased to release the formal report from the board for 2021-22 and the independent accounts produced by our financial auditors. Read more and download.

2021-22 at a glance

  • continued to support Defra under the Resilient Treescapes Project
  • Supported the Future Oak project in partnership with Bangor University
  • myForest users grew to 8,000 woodland owners plus 1,500 agents responsible for 141,000ha across Britain
  • completed research and development of the new Woodland Creation platform supported by Defra
  • continued development of NatureBid in partnership with the Environment Agency, supporting transfer of £30M of environmental funding to date
  • played a key role in furthering the development of the Forestry and Climate Change Partnership
  • collaborated with the National Trust to make furniture at our Wood School using timber from its estate
  • initiated a Fellowship Scheme for students on our Professional Course at the Wood School
  • ran a Summer School for female and non-binary students in partnership with Grown in Britain
  • developed the new Woodland Assessor with funding from the Forestry Commission to improve forest management practice
  • hosted a Home-grown Timber Summit and launched a home-grown wood product selector tool
  • Financials:
    • income: £499,747
    • expenditure: £542,418
    • overheads 11%