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

Turkey - Preserve Nature with Pedals
Ukraine - GEF SGP in 2011 (English)
Niger - Community Water Initiative (CWI)

Our stories

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Regional ICCA-GSI Knowledge Sharing & Capacity-bui...

11-14 June 2017; Ysyk-Köl Lake, KYRGYZSTAN - In its role for improving the recognition, support and overall effectiveness of ICCAs in at least 26 countries, ... read more
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SGP experience on South-South and Triangular Coope...

On Sep 25, 2017, during the last day of the UN General Assembly and as part of the second annual Global Goals week, UNDP, the Republic of Uganda and the ... read more