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Happy New Year! As we begin January and another lockdown, our winners’ achievements make for an inspiring reflection on what went right last year.

Whitley Award alumni receive one million pounds of Continuation Funding.

In December we premiered seven short films about the 2020 Whitley Award winners. Watch them on demand. 

We are thrilled to announce that, thanks to you, we have exceeded our target to raise £100,000 through the Big Give Christmas Challenge.

See behind the scenes of WFN’s first ever virtual event.

We were humbled to receive so many messages from you, our wonderful Whitley Fund for Nature family, during the online celebration of our 2020 winners. Here’s a roundup of your responses…

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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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