Up to 50 000 USD Grants available from UNDP's GEF Small Grants Programme for Bahamas CSOs & CBOs

March 18, 2022

UNDP's GEF Small Grants Programme in The Bahamas is making grants up to USD 50 000 available to finance environmental projects run by community based and civil society organizations in The Bahamas


·      Call for Concepts now open; deadline 30 March 2022



Nassau, The Bahamas, 18 March 2022 – Small Grants valuing up to 50 000 USD each are now available to finance environmental projects in The Bahamas under the latest Call for Concepts from the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Qualified entities are Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) which are invited to submit proposals by 30th March for consideration. Concepts and proposals should be submitted using the standard forms provided at www.jm.undp.org.

All proposals are required to meet the UNDP/GEF SGP's requirement of a 1:1 matching co-financing from CBOs and CSOs. Cash and in-kind sources are considered in determining the co-financing eligibility within the scope of the proposed project.

Priority areas for funding are: Biodiversity Conservation; Land Degradation & Sustainable Forest Management; Climate Change (Mitigation); Chemicals (POPs - persistent organic pollutants) and Waste; Plastics; CSO-Government-Private Sector Policy and Planning Dialogue Platforms; and Enhancing Social Inclusion.

UNDP's GEF SGP is on record for stating that community-driven and civil society-led initiatives can generate environmental benefits, while supporting sustainable livelihoods, community resilience building and local empowerment.

GEF SGP has financed 66 projects in The Bahamas since it began operations in Nassau in 2010.

DOWNLOAD Details and Forms: https://www.jm.undp.org/content/jamaica/en/home/projects/gef-sgp-bahamas-call-for-proposals.html