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20 years of the Whitley Awards, narrated by Sir David Attenborough

20 Years of the Whitley Awards

Sir David Attenborough narrates a short film looking at the impact of the Whitley Awards and its winners
13 May, 2015
Lion cub

WFN Volunteer Opportunity

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well organised volunteer to join the WFN team!
7 July, 2015

New protected area in Argentina the size of Belgium

Success for 2010 Whitley Award winner, Pablo Borboroglu as UNESCO approves a reserve protecting 3.1 million hectares.
18 June, 2015
Ceremony Guests

Guest reactions to 2015 Whitley Awards Ceremony

Short film with views from the guests of this year's Awards Ceremony
18 May, 2015
Rachel Graham

Rachel Graham speaks during 2015 Ceremony

2011 Whitley Gold Award winner speaks about the importance of Continuation Funding
13 May, 2015

Winners' projects

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WFN Investment

Funding awarded since 1994
Terrestrial £5.6m
Coastal & Marine £2.7m
Wetland & Freshwater £2.7m
0£3 million£5.9 million

The Whitley  Fund for Nature is unique. It doesn’t put its own people on the ground but seeks out local leaders who are already succeeding. It puts its money where it really counts, where every penny counts.
Sir David Attenborough, Trustee

WFN is one of the most cost effective and direct impact charities working to protect the environment.HRH The Princess Royal, Patron

This is what the Whitley Awards are all about – recognising small-scale, effective grassroots leaders and helping them expand their work.Kate Humble