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

Samoa- Savaia Marine Reserve
Reserva los Campesinos-ASOPROVA: Historia, presente y futuro del turismo rural comunitario en Costa Rica.
PPD 2- Brigadas de Bomberos Forestales Voluntarios: Guardianes anónimos de la Biodiversidad.

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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Pilawary Farm: Organic agriculture as a pathway to...

This year, on International Women’s Day, the global community celebrates Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives. In alignment with the theme ... read more