Call for project proposals in the GEF SGP thematic areas

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP Moldova, invites NGOs and CSOs to submit project proposals in the following thematic areas:




  • Community Landscape and Seascape Conservation;
  • Energy access co-benefits;
  • Local to Global Chemical Management Coalitions;
  • Catalyzing sustainable urban solutions;
  • Community-based adaptation

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides nongovernmental and community‐based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) in developing countries with grants up to 50,000.00 USD to enable them to tackle climate change, conserve biodiversity, protect international waters, reduce the impact of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), and prevent land degradation. With these environment‐centered “grant projects” the programme also seeks to generate sustainable livelihoods and reduce poverty in the world’s neediest countries and regions. The SGP motto is “community action with global impact!”

The applicant (NGO) should ensure a co-financing, for at least 50% from the total amount of the project. The co-financing can be done monetary and in kind (NGO’s own contribution, and/or its partner’s, other donors, mayors, private sector, etc.). 50% should be in kind and 50% should be monetary from the total co-financing.

The GEF SGP works in 125 countries all over the world. SGP Moldova was opened in 2012 and started financing projects in 2013. Since then, it has succeeded in funding and providing technical support for more than 58 grantee projects. 


Offers shall be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address: denis.parea@undp.org, titled in the message subject line as “GEF SGP, Thematic Grant 2020, [name of the applicant NGO]”.

The deadline for submitting the offers is 31 October 2020, 23:59 (GMT +2).

For any additional information on the call for proposals, please contact Denis Parea, National Coordinator, the GEF Small Grants Programme, e-mail: denis.parea@undp.org, tel: (+373) 22 839-876, mob. 0 686 86 777.

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