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

Mauritania - Local Solutions for Climate Change
Chile - Desertification Fernández y Véliz
Nicaragua - Small Grants, Great Impacts

Our stories

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SGP Saint Lucia - Sea Weed for sale...

 Project "The Removal and Utilization of Sargassum from the East Coast of Saint Lucia to create organic compost for the farming ... read more
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25 years making waves to save the ocean...

 The world celebrates the World Oceans Day to bring awareness about the key role of oceans in everyday life and inform the public about the impact of ... read more