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

South Africa - KwaNibela
Soloman Islands - Nagoibo Rasa Ole Women's Solar Power Project
Jamaica - Community Actions for Global Transformation Part 4

Our stories

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Pilawary Farm: Organic agriculture as a pathway to...

This year, on International Women’s Day, the global community celebrates Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives. In alignment with the theme ... read more
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Protecting endangered sea turtles in Malaysia...

Seven different species of sea turtles – also known as marine turtles – inhabit our oceans. Of these seven, only the green turtle has a stable population ... read more