Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme embodies the very essence of sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.

Our Communities

Sgp voices

Kenya - Fisheries Project by SGP in Mt Kenya
Ukraine - Strengthening Environmental Governance by Building the Capacity of Non-Governmental Organizations
COP22: Scaling up Best Practices for Climate Smart Agriculture Globally

Our stories

ICCA%20-%20critical%20mass%20workshop%20-%20Mar%202017.jpg

Working towards a critical mass for social justice...

 Nairobi, KENYA; 28 March 2017 - As the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and Communtiy-Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI) gears ... read more
SGP%20COMDEKS%20BHUTAN%2016%20WEB.jpg

Strengthening resilience of the Thongrong communit...

The Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative Programme (COMDEKS) was launched in 2011 as the flagship of the Satoyama ... read more