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

India - Power of Grassroots Peekay
India - Jagriti Climate Change and Biodiversity Awareness
Small Communities Big Thoughts- Water for People Partnership- SGP Thailand

Our stories

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GEF SGP China support on ICCA recognized on "China...

China mainstream media "China Weekly", dedicated the cover page of its December 2017 issue to GEF SGP China work to support ICCA. In addition this issue ... read more
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Agroforestry as a means for sustainable forest man...

Forty years ago, a community in Tavaí, Paraguay started noticing changes to their natural environment. Trees were being razed down for export, used in coal ... read more