funding, profile & training for conservation leaders
The Whitley Fund for Nature has given £18 million to support the work of more than 200 grassroots conservationists benefiting wildlife and communities in 80 countries across the Global South.
We have been humbled to receive so many messages of support from you, our wonderful WFN family. Here’s a roundup of your reactions to the 2021 Whitley Awards…
Meet this year’s recipients of world-leading prizes for grassroots wildlife conservation.
We go live on YouTube at 7pm BST on Wednesday 12 May
“Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster. Whitley Award winners are conserving our natural world at a critical moment. Now we need you to come together across continents and support them.” WFN Trustee, Sir David Attenborough
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.