The Whitley Fund for Nature provides £35,000 of project funding every year. It is now open to accepting new applications for the 2013 round of grants.
The Whitley Fund for Nature, a UK-based charity offers grants to outstanding conservationists around the world. It recognizes some of the world’s most dynamic conservation leaders and support projects founded on good science, community involvement and pragmatism.
Whitley Awards recognize the leadership qualities of individuals working with effective teams with strong nature conservation experience. Successful applicants will be supported by a strong team and/or local NGO/organization. Supporting teams must include individuals who are local to the country or region where the project is taking place, and must contain the range of relevant skills and knowledge necessary to ensure successful execution of the proposed activities.
Whitley Awards focus on individuals working in locations where international funds are hardest to raise, most needed, and will make the largest conservation impact. The strategic focus of the Whitley Awards is national conservation leadership in countries that are not defined as a High Income Economy by the World Bank.
All those applying for this grant need to arrange for three referee statements to be submitted in support of your application.
The deadline to submit the proposals is 31 October 2012. For more information, visit this link.