Learn more about WFN’s work and meet the 2024 Whitley Award winners in this year’s ceremony booklet.

Save the date: On Wednesday 1st May we reveal this year’s Whitley Award Winners


Filmed at London’s Royal Institution in front of a live audience, five world-renowned conservationists share frontline tales from across the Global South.

Introducing this year’s top 15 applicants

To close our 30th anniversary year, WFN awarded £1.4 million in Continuation Funding in 2023 – our largest ever round of funding!


A look back on some of the key moments and outcomes of WFN’s biodiversity summit. The 2-day event brought together 11 of the world’s star conservationists at London’s Royal Institution on the 6th and 7th November, 2023.

How conservationists spotlighted the connection between nature and climate, as fossil fuel talks go into overtime

We are thrilled to announce that we have surpassed our goal of raising £100,000 through the UK’s biggest match-funding scheme!

Discover what happened at WFN’s inaugural summit, celebrating 30 years of the charity.

WFN’s Impact Assessment Report: Looking back on three decades of awards, profile and training for conservation leaders.

In celebration of 30 years of Whitley Fund for Nature, a special evening was hosted by WFN’s Patron, HRH The Princess Royal.