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A River Below

The Fight for the Pink River Dolphin
1 December, 2017

HRH The Prince of Wales meets Winner

HRH The Prince of Wales visits Whitley Award winner in Malaysia
7 November, 2017 ,

Whitley Award Applications Now Closed!

Whitley Award applications now closed!
26 October, 2017

Continuation Funding 2017

Deeper investment with nearly £600k granted to nine Whitley Alumni
26 October, 2017

Whitley alumni wow Prize shortlist

Whitley awardees account for 5 of 32 nominees for the 2018 Indianapolis Prize
4 October, 2017 , , ,

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Funding awarded since 1994
Terrestrial £5.6m
Coastal & Marine £2.7m
Wetland & Freshwater £2.7m
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Click here to watch the WFN 20th Anniversary Film, narrated by Sir David Attenborough

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

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