Are you a dynamic conservation leader or do you know of one?

Every year, we offer our annual Whitley Awards to effective grassroots conservationists working across the Global South. These awards are both an international profile prize and a form of project funding.

Why apply for a Whitley Award?

  • Prize worth £40,000 in project funding
  • An international spotlight on your work
  • Professional training in media and communication, conflict resolution, and more
  • Tailor-made films, PR assistance and publicity materials
  • Join our network of over 200 alumni with opportunities for further support through Continuation Funding

The application period for the 2020 Whitley Awards is now OPEN – the deadline for applications is midnight GMT October 31st 2019. 

Click here to find out how to apply, to read our eligibility criteria, and to download application materials and guidance notes.

The awards will be presented at the annual Whitley Awards Ceremony in April 2020 in London.

For more information, please read our application page and related FAQ Section.