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

Mauritius - Island Bright Spot Award, Grand Sable
Ukraine: "Ecological network as a method to protect environment on local level" (Ukrainian)
Antigua & Barbuda: Creekside community project proposal

Our stories

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SGP participates at the Snow Leopard Forum...

This week, the leaders of the 12 snow leopard range countries, international organizations, researchers, private sector, and civil society organizations ... read more
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Releasing our new brand identity...

The GEF Small Grants Programme is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! As part of this cerebration, we are releasing an updated logo as our new brand ... read more