Application and Selection Process FFN Award

Step 1: The Call To Apply is published on the Future For Nature (FFN) website and distributed widely through social media and other means.

Step 2: After the application deadline (end of August), the FFN Team forwards all eligible application to the National Selection Committee (NSC). Criteria for eligibility can be found on the Application Criteria Page.

Step 3: The members of the NSC assess the applications and select 6 – 10 candidate nominees for the FFN Awards.

Step 4: After approval by the FFN Board, the nominees are requested to provide further information (written information, photos, videos, and extended reference statements).

Step 5: The information received from the nominees is sent to the International Selection Committee (ISC). They will score and elaborately discuss the nominees, and present three candidate winners to the FFN Board.

Step 6: After approval of the FFN Board, the three winners are official. The winners will be informed and after formal written acceptance of the Award, they will be publicly announced by Future For Nature on a date determined by the FFN Team.

Step 7: The preparations commence for the FFN Award ceremony in Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Note: In case a member of one of the FFN Selection Committees faces a conflict of interest regarding an applicant, they are omitted from evaluating this candidate.