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Latest News

WFN launches a new grants programme addressing biodiversity loss and climate change hand-in-hand.

We’re now accepting Continuation Funding applications from Whitley alumni.

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the winners of the 2020 Whitley Awards.

Our annual booklet dives deeper into the work of our winners, complete with stunning photographs from around the world. Read it here.

Edward Whitley opens the 2020 Whitley Awards week with a special message

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Sir David Attenborough, WFN Trustee

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.

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HRH The Princess Royal, WFN Patron

WFN is one of the most cost effective and direct impact charities working to protect the environment.

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Kate Humble, WFN Ambassador

This is what the Whitley Awards are all about – recognising effective grassroots leaders and helping them expand their work.

Winners Projects

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Borneo, Indonesia

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