Applications for the Whitley Awards 2021 are now open!

Fri, 04/09/2020 - 07:20

Whitley Awards are available to grassroots conservation leaders working across the Global South. The awards support dynamic, mid-career conservationists who are seeking to scale up effective community-based projects that would benefit from further funding, recognition and international support. These coveted awards are won competitively following assessment by an expert panel and are presented by our Patron, HRH The Princess Royal.

What do Whitley Award winners recieve?

• £40,000 in project funding over one year.
• International spotlight on their work.
• Training in communications.
• Tailor-made films, PR assistance and publicity materials.
• Membership of a collaborative network of over 200 alumni in 80 countries.
• The chance to apply for further funding, with eligibility for WFN's Continuation Funding and Gold Award programmes.

How to apply

If you are a conservation leader looking for funding (or if you know of one), you can find all the information you need to apply via our online portal,