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

Antigua and Barbuda - Waste Prevention in International Waters
GEF SGP Ukraine "Energy saving and renewable solar energy usage"- (Russian)
Brazil- Babaçu - The forest of life

Our stories

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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
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Promoting women as champions of biodiversity conse...

For the past 25 years, the Small Grants Programme (SGP) has been working to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment around the world by supporting ... read more