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For almost two decades, the '''GEF Small Grants Programme''' has been working with communities around the world to combat the most critical environmental problems and has successfully demonstrated that supporting communities in their efforts to achieve more sustainable livelihoods is not only possible, but extremely important in bringing change and achieving global environmental benefits.
 
For almost two decades, the '''GEF Small Grants Programme''' has been working with communities around the world to combat the most critical environmental problems and has successfully demonstrated that supporting communities in their efforts to achieve more sustainable livelihoods is not only possible, but extremely important in bringing change and achieving global environmental benefits.
   
With presence in 122 countries and more than 11,000 grants awarded worldwide, SGP supports projects of non-governmental and community-based organizations in developing countries demonstrating that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.
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With presence in 122 countries and more than 11,000 grants awarded worldwide, SGP supports projects of non-governmental and community-based organizations in developing countries demonstrating that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.
   
The main focal areas of the programme are climate change abatement and adaptation, conservation of biodiversity, protection of international waters, reduction of the impact of persistent organic pollutants and prevention of land degradation.
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The main focal areas of the programme are climate change abatement and adaptation, conservation of biodiversity, protection of international waters, reduction of the impact of persistent organic pollutants and prevention of land degradation.
   
The programme is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) as a corporate programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the GEF partnership, and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). To date the program funding from the GEF is aproximately US$451 million. In addition, the program has raised US$387 million from other partners in cash or in-kind equivalents.
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The programme is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) as a corporate programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the GEF partnership, and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). To date the program funding from the GEF is aproximately US$451 million. In addition, the program has raised US$387 million from other partners in cash or in-kind equivalents.
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Raising funds through grants and donations]]
 
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* [http://sgp.undp.org/index.cfm?module=Projects&page=SearchResults&SearchText=solar%20cook&CountryID=&RegionID=&FocalAreaIDs=&OperationalProgramIDs=&FullGrant=&RecipientType=&SearchByDate=0&StartMonth=1&StartYear=1990&EndMonth=11&EndYear=2009&ShowMap=No& Solar cooking projects funded by the GEF Small Grants Programme]
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GEF Small Grants Programme 2009

For almost two decades, the GEF Small Grants Programme has been working with communities around the world to combat the most critical environmental problems and has successfully demonstrated that supporting communities in their efforts to achieve more sustainable livelihoods is not only possible, but extremely important in bringing change and achieving global environmental benefits.

With presence in 122 countries and more than 11,000 grants awarded worldwide, SGP supports projects of non-governmental and community-based organizations in developing countries demonstrating that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.

The main focal areas of the programme are climate change abatement and adaptation, conservation of biodiversity, protection of international waters, reduction of the impact of persistent organic pollutants and prevention of land degradation.

The programme is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) as a corporate programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the GEF partnership, and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). To date the program funding from the GEF is aproximately US$451 million. In addition, the program has raised US$387 million from other partners in cash or in-kind equivalents.

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Central Programme Management Team (CPMT)
304 East 45th Street, FF-956
New York, NY, 10017

Tel: +1 (212) 906 6028
Fax: +1 (212) 906 6568

Email: sgp.info@undp.org
Web: http://sgp.undp.org

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