GEF Small grants program (SGP)

Eligible Geographic Areas
Developing countries that fall within the list of eligible countries available at

Information about the funding opportunity
Supports activities of non-governmental and community-based organizations in developing countries towards biodiversity conservation and prevention of land degradation, among others, while generating sustainable livelihoods.

Description, Remarks/Restrictions
Projects must fall within the GEF strategic priorities or operational programs.

Funding Web Address

From US$20,000 to US$50,000


Information on deadlines
Project proposals are accepted all year round.

How to apply
Project proponents should contact the SGP National Coordinator (in the local UNDP country office or in the host NGO) to receive project application guidelines and forms. To identify National Coordinators in each country visit

Eligible research topics
Conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity important to agriculture; sustainable agricultural practices.

Who can apply
Community-based organizations (CBOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and grassroots organizations.

Contact details

Contact Address
304 East 45th Street, FF-956
New York, NY, 10017

+1 (212) 906 5039

+1 (212) 906 6568


Donor Organization(s)
  • Global Environment Facility

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