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

Slovak Republic - SGP Projects
Ukraine: "Launch of protected area to rehabilitate forest ecosystem in Kremin district, Lugansk region" (Ukrainian)
Cambodia - Kep community fisheries

Our stories

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SGP brings the voices of local communities to the ...

The 23rd Convention of the Parties to the United Nations Climate Change conference convened in Bonn, from 6th to 17th November this year. The COP was a next ... read more
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Welcoming our new Global Manager Yoko Watanabe...

We are delighted to welcome Yoko Watanabe as our new Global Manager of the GEF Small Grants Programme. Yoko has over 20 years of professional experiences ... read more