Continuation Funding

APPLICATIONS FOR 2021 CONTINUATION FUNDING ARE CLOSED

WFN’s Continuation Funding enables previous Whitley Award winners to scale up successful conservation projects with multi-year funding. From 2020, Continuation Funding is also available for projects implementing nature-based solutions, which simultaneously tackle the climate and biodiversity crises hand-in-hand with communities. To find out more about Continuation Funding, click here.

TIMELINE

Having invited concept notes earlier this year, we are now reviewing full applications from Whitley Award alumni for 2021 Continuation Funding. Grants will be distributed from October. Follow our social media for updates, or you can sign up to receive our newsletter.

HOW MUCH FUNDING CAN I APPLY FOR?

There are three types of grant available.

Continuation Funding grants are offered at two levels:
1) £35,000 over one year
2) Up to £70,000 over two years

Nature-based solutions grants are worth:
3) Up to £100,000 over two years

HOW DO I APPLY?

Complete information will be available when applications are open.

       1. Check your eligibility

You are eligible to apply only if you have previously won a Whitley Award and successfully completed your grant (final report submitted, and grant closed by WFN).

WFN Associate Award and Runner-Up prize winners are not eligible for Continuation Funding.

       2. Read the application guidelines

Detailed instructions on how to apply are available when applications are open.

       3. Submit your application

First you will need to submit a brief concept note to WFN.

Following this, you will be given feedback and may be asked to submit a full application.

Successful applicants may expect to receive funding in October of the year they apply.

HAVE QUESTIONS or need help?

Please contact us.