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

Ukraine - Production of alternative fuel (wooden pellets) and awareness raising in local communities (Ukrainian)
Ukraine: "Renewable solar energy usage for better livelihood" (Ukrainian)
Ukraine: "Hazardous waste management in small towns of Ukraine" - social advertisement (Ukrainian)

Our stories

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Nigeria EnviroNews: What makes GEF's Small Grants ...

 Nigerian EnviroNews published an article  in marking the transition/renewal of the membership of the SGP National Steering Committee of ... 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