The Future For Nature (FFN) Awards 2023 ( €50,000 prize)

Deadline: 28th of August 2022

Deadline: 28th of August 2022

Be among the next three winners of the Future For Nature Awards whom The Future For Nature Foundation is hunting for! by applying for the Future For Nature Awards 2023. Every year, young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists from all over the world shoot their shot for this prestigious award. Ultimately, three inspiring wildlife heroes are selected as the winners.

Future For Nature supports conservationists who are young, skilled, and ambitious committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants. The commitment of these individuals is what will make the difference for the future of nature. Through their leadership they inspire and mobilize communities, organizations, governments, investors and the public at large.

The Future For Nature Award is a prestigious international award that celebrates tangible achievements in protecting wild animal and plant species.From all applications, 6 to 10 nominees will be selected. These applicants will be asked to provide additional information (written info, photos, video), which will be used to select the final three Awardees.

The Future For Nature aims to:

  • Reward and fund individuals for their outstanding efforts in the protection of species of wild animals and plants
  • Stimulate Award winners to sustain their dedicated work
  • Help winners to raise their profile, extend their professional network and strengthen their funding basis

Application Criteria

The following requirements must be satisfied in order to be eligible to apply for the Future For Nature Awards 2023 and will also be utilized to determine who will receive the Award.

The candidate:

  • Must be between 18 and 35 years old
  • Should have achieved substantial and long-term benefits to the conservation status of one or more animal or plant species.
  • Must demonstrate commitment, determination, and passion for conservation work.
  • Has demonstrated leadership, entrepreneurship, and a clear view of conservation work.
  • Who has been creative and innovative in his/her work.
  • Has demonstrated to be honourable in the conservation work performed.
  • Must be determined to continue his/her conservation work, as the Award aims to stimulate the winner’s future work. It is not an “end of career” prize.
  • Is able to explain his/her conservation work in proficient English (written and spoken).
  • The award should be used for a conservation initiative of the winner’s own choice and implemented by him/her.
  • The award should be used for the conservation of animal or plant species. The conservation initiative can involve a component of (fundamental) research, but this should not be the main focus. The relevance of the proposed activities to species conservation and the practical impact should be made clear.


The FFN Award provides winners with a €50,000 prize to boost their conservation work,

Winners gain international recognition and many connections within our widespread nature conservation network.

Winners will join the FFN Family allowing them to connect with, learn from, and even work with their peers.

The winners will present their work at the Future For Nature Award event at Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The event will take place in May addition,the Future For Nature Foundation will cover the Travel and accommodation expenses .

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