Maldives Call for Concept of OP7 GEF Small Grants Programme (Maldives) – 22-Nov-2020

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.
Focal Areas
  • Community landscape/seascape conservation
  • Climate smart innovative agro-ecology
  • Low carbon energy access co-benefits
  • Local to global chemical management coalitions
  • CSO-government policy and planning dialogue platforms
  • Promoting social inclusion: i. Gender mainstreaming ii. Youth involvement iii. Indigenous Peoples fellowships.
Funding Information
The maximum grant amount obtainable per project is US$ 30,000
However, in exceptional cases US$ 50,000 may be considered
Maximum duration is 24 months.
Eligibility Criteria
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.
For more information, visit UNDP.

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