What Is BIRD? How We Are Funded BIRD is a registered charity and is funded purely by grants and donations. If you would like to contribute you can make one off donations toward general costs, respond to one of our occasional capital appeals, or you can make a regular donation... however small, your gift makes all the difference! You can donate here Thank you to everyone who donates to us we could not do it without your generosity! Thank you to all the organisations and bodies that have generously supported us! SeedBed, The Beatrice Hankey Foundation, The Mercers Company, Cripplegate Foundation Who runs BIRD?