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

Senegal - Community Water Initiative (CWI)
SGP Macedonia 10 year experience, 2005 -2015
GEF SGP China - Yunnan Natural Guardian

Our stories

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Recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ key role as envi...

Today the world celebrates the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples to highlight the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make ... read more
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SGP participation at the Oceans Conference...

  EI/SGP Publication - Making Waves:Together with the Equator Initiative, SGP will launch the joint publication "Making Waves" that features powerful ... read more