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

Lebanon - Improving Rangeland and Carpet Production in Irsal Area
GEF SGP Macedonia project, Busha Cattle, endangered autochthonic specie
Ukraine: National Park “Pryazovsky”: Berdyansk Spit, Molochnyi Estuary, Sea of Azov

Our stories


Welcoming our new Global Manager Yoko Watanabe...

We are delighted to welcome Yoko Watanabe as our new Global Manager of the GEF Small Grants Programme. Yoko has over 20 years of professional experiences ... read more

SGP launches partnership with SOS Sahel ...

The Twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place in this in Bonn, Germany and ... read more