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

St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Capacity Strengthening for Union Island
Thailand - Choa Loa Bay Marine Conservation
SGP Argentina -Ecotourism as a strategy for conservation (Spanish)

Our stories

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Knowledge Fair in Camagüey Botanical Gardens, Cub...

The Small Grants Programme has been executing projects in Cuba since 2005, and to date SGP Cuba has developed and executed 134 projects at the national level, ... read more
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LOCAL TO GLOBAL COALITIONS ON CHEMICALS, WASTE AND...

At the first Conference of Parties of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, launched a “Local to Global ... read more