Whitley Fund for Nature

Whitley Fund for Nature

Charity information

Whitley Fund for Nature

The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is a UK registered charity offering Whitley Awards and ongoing support to some of the world's most effective conservation leaders in the developing world. We aim to:
1. Find and fund the most effective grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries.
2. Support the scale-up of projects with a track record of success, founded on scientific evidence and community involvement.
3. Fund practical work that will have a long-lasting impact on the ground.

Founded 1993

  • Mission statement

    MISSION STATEMENT
    The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is a fundraising and grant-giving nature conservation charity offering funding, training and recognition to support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries.

    OBJECTIVES:

    1. To find, recognise and financially support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries through the Whitley Awards.
    2. To provide ongoing funding for effective winners.
    3. To enable the sharing of experience and skills between winners, and between winners and conservation organisations globally.
    4. To raise awareness of WFN and communicate the work of our winners.
    5. To continually improve the effectiveness of our grant-making and charitable activities.

  • Aims

    Whitley Fund for Nature aims to:

    • To find, recognise and financially support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries through the Whitley Awards.
    • To provide ongoing funding for effective winners.
    • To enable the sharing of experience and skills between winners, and between winners and conservation organisations globally.
    • To raise awareness of WFN and communicate the work of our winners.
    • To continually improve the effectiveness of our grant-making and charitable activities.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1993

    Registered Charity Number: 1081455

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 4

    Phone number: 02072219752

    Address: 110 Princedale Rd W11 4NH

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