Need Funding for Your Project? GEF Small Grants Programme Maldives Can Get You Up to US$ 30,000

The Small Grants Programme (SGP) is a corporate programme of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1992. 

The GEF SGP will support small scale projects relating to the 5 thematic areas, for activities that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people’s wellbeing and livelihoods, taking into consideration gender, vulnerability and equality concerns.

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Focal Areas:

1. Biodiversity

2. Climate Change

3. Land Degradation

4. International Waters

5. Persistent Organic Pollutants

Along with the 5 focal areas mentioned above the following multifocal “strategic initiatives” should be kept in mind while formulating concept notes.

1.Community-Based Conservation of Threatened Ecosystems and Species – Terrestrial and International Waters

2. Sustainable Agriculture and Fisheries, and Food Security

3. Climate Change – Low Carbon Energy Access Co-Benefits

4. Local to Global Coalitions for Chemicals and Waste Management

5. Catalyzing Sustainable Urban Solutions

Who Can Apply? 

Civil society organizations (CSOs) with priority for national and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs) and scientific communities, advocating for the rights of persons with disability, women, and children.

How Much?

The maximum grant amount obtainable per project is US$ 30,000

However, in exceptional cases US$ 50,000 may be considered

Project Duration

Maximum duration is 24 months.

DEADLINE: 22nd November 2020, Sunday 5.00 pm

For more information and submission of concept notes please refer to the details below;

GEF SGP Hotline: (+960) 7678767 or Email: /

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