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

Philippines - Localization of Natural Resources Management Through CADT
Bulgaria - Restoration of Long Distance Transhumance
GEF SGP"Biodiversity rehabilitation of the forest ecosystem in Polissya area" (English subtitles)

Our stories

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SGP at the CBD COP...

Cancun, Mexico, December 12, 2017 The Small Grants Programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and funded by the Global ... read more
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SGP shares experience at GEF Extended Constituency...

Green finance, enhancing synergies towards climate action and sustainable development on the ground, stakeholder engagement and gender mainstreaming were some ... read more