Small Grants Programme (SGP) is being organized under United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This program is being funded by The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and supported by United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The purpose of this program is to deliver global environmental benefits in the areas of : biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation, protection of fresh water and marine resources, prevention of land degradation and elimination of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other harmful chemicals through community-based approaches.
The SGP will support small scale projects relating to the above 5 thematic areas, for activities that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people’s well-being and livelihoods, taking into consideration gender, vulnerability and equality concerns.
The maximum grant amount obtainable per project is US$ 30,000. However, in exceptional cases US $ 50 000 may be considered.
Eligibility & Criteria-
Civil society organizations (CSOs) with priority for national and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), farmers, scientific community, women’s groups, and the youth and children organizations.
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