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Deeper investment with nearly £600k granted to nine Whitley Alumni

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Sir David Attenborough and Kate Humble reflect on the Whitley Fund for Nature’s impact over the last 25 years

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2012 Whitley Gold Award winner Rodrigo Medellin speaks on behalf of all our winners

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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 small-scale, effective grassroots leaders and helping them expand their work.

Winners Projects

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Kenya

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Philippines

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Argentina

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