Credits: Willem Sluyterman van Loo


Are you a young (between 18 to 35 years old) and passionate nature conservationist committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants? Do you combine passion with action to create concrete results in nature conservation? Are you the future for nature?

Applications for the Future For Nature Awards of 2021 can no longer be submitted. In the second quarter of 2021 the application form for 2022 will be published on this page. 

Have a look at the application criteria to see if you are eligible to apply for the 2022 FFN Awards.

Each year Future For Nature awards three young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists with the Future For Nature Awards. Read more about the Future For Nature Award or about previous Award Winners and their work.


  • Receive the handcrafted FFN Award during the annual ceremony in the Netherlands
  • Receive €50,000 for their nature conservation project
  • Gain international recognition for their work
  • Join the growing FFN Family of young nature conservationists

Do you know someone who deserves to be honoured with this Award? Please bring the FFN Awards to their attention!

“You can form all the committees, all the working groups that you like, but you know that in the end, it is that one individual that has passion, that one individual that has fire in the belly, that one individual that is determined that something should be done”

Sir David Attenborough, 2009 Guest of Honour