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

Ghana - Elimination of POPs and Land Management
Peru - Conservation of Native Cottton and Protection of Traditonal Knowledge
Festival Abierto Presenta: Mercado de Abastos 2013

Our stories

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Conserving Big Cats: Communities protecting the ma...

World Wildife Day was first observed in 2014, as a way to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of life in our planet and bring awareness to the ... read more
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Protecting snow leopards and the ecosystems they d...

Happy International Snow Leopard Day! The snow leopard (Panthera unicia) is an elusive, majestic animal that lives in the vast landscapes, mainly in the high ... read more