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

Kyrgyzstan- Rehabilitation and Protection of the Moon Flower in Batken Region
Costa Rica - Rural Community Tourism (English)
Jamaica - Community Actions for Global Transformation Part 2

Our stories


Conserving Big Cats: Communities protecting the ma...

World Wildife Day was first observed in 2014, as a way to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of life in our planet and bring awareness to the ... read more

Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change 2...

Bonn, 10 de mayo de 2017 We are delighted to announce the launch of this year's Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change 2017. The objective of ... read more