funding, profile & training for conservation leaders
The Whitley Fund for Nature has given £17 million to support the work of more than 200 grassroots conservationists benefiting wildlife and communities in some 80 countries across the Global South.
Citizen science, working in the field and how to wear a goucho hat: catch up with José Sarasola in August’s social media takeover.
We covered women in conservation, the power of citizen lawsuits and mental health in July’s social media takeover.
In June’s social media takeover we talked COVID-19, Gorilla Conservation Coffee and Black Lives Matter.
Why we’re giving half a million pounds to grassroots conservation leaders with nature-based solutions.
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.
HRH The Princess Royal, WFN Patron
WFN is one of the most cost effective and direct impact charities working to protect the environment.
Kate Humble, WFN Ambassador
This is what the Whitley Awards are all about – recognising effective grassroots leaders and helping them expand their work.