Call For Project Concepts

Operational Phase 7

Posted December 17, 2021

Call For Project Concepts - GEF SGP Operational Phase 7

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides financial and technical support of up to US$50,000 for projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods.

The GEF SGP Guyana is pleased to invite Guyanese registered Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including Community-Based Organisations (CBOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), women groups, youth groups, conservation groups, faith-based organisations, indigenous groups, academia and scientific institutions to submit project concepts in the following thematic priorities:

1.       Community-based conservation of threatened ecosystems and species

2.       Sustainable agriculture and fisheries, and food security

3.       Local to global coalitions for chemicals and waste management

4.       Low carbon energy access with co-benefits

5.       SGP Guyana Knowledge Management

All projects must have strong social inclusion, community stewardship and capacity building components and a viable sustainable livelihood framework. Projects led by women, youth and persons with disabilities will be given priority. Project concepts must address the priorities outlined in the Guyana Country Programme Strategy for Operational Phase 7.

Project concepts and proposals should be submitted to the National Coordinator via email at on or before 15 March 2022 at 23:59 hours (11:59 pm). Project concept forms can be downloaded from the section below or provided by email request. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

17 December 2021 to 15 March 2022

How to apply?

For more information:

Access the GEF SGP Guyana Call for Project Concepts Brochure here.

Download the GEF SGP Project Concept template here.

GEF SGP Priority Areas

Notes about Partners:

UNDP: UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

GEF SGP: Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme embodies the very essence of sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.