Call for Concept Proposals: GEF Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 28 February 2019

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malaysia is inviting qualified civil society organizations to put forward Concept Proposal.

The purpose for Concept Proposal is to assist interested applicants to use their time and effort more effectively, and also to ensure that they are on the right track from the very beginning.

Eligible Project Activities

All project proposals submitted to SGP Secretariat need to demonstrate:

  • How the proposed project proposal meets the GEF SGP criteria by articulating how project objectives and activities would have an impact in the SGP areas of work -GEF focal areas.
  • How the proposed project proposal responds or are aligned to the targets and objectives of the SGP Malaysia Country Programme Strategy (CPS).
  • Demonstrate strong community involvement in the proposed project.
  • Focus on environmental issues and livelihood improvement.

Funding Information

The maximum amount of grants available from GEF SGP Malaysia:

  • Planning Grant: US$ 2,000
  • Full Project: US$ 50,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Locally registered Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). GEF SGP Malaysia grants are available ONLY for not-for-profit NGOs/CBOs/CSOs, etc. Applicant who fail to provide a copy of certificate of registration will not be considered for full proposal development.
  • Local registered bank account of the organisation.
  • Organisation must have strong organizational capacity to implement SGP grant projects and meet SGP requirements.

How to Apply

The concept Proposal template and the Guidance Notes document can be downloaded via given website.

Eligible Country: Malaysia

For more information, please visit http://www.sgpmalaysia.org/index.cfm?&menuid=81

Tips to apply to the GEF Small Grant Programme in Malaysia

  • Avatar Promotional Women for Development Executive Director Mercy D. Blyden says:

    Hi to all,
    I write to introduce my organization , Promotional Women for Development and provide overview of our Focus. We are interested in Women and children empowerment program to better their lives and provide other humanitarian contribution to vulnerable People in Society.

    • Avatar Judy says:

      Hi Mercy
      I am an assistant pastor in our community and focus on training and development due to so many needs in our society.We had feeding scheme for 5 years but due to economic pressures had to stop.i am trying to start a vegetable garden that would assist families with daily nourishment.We have land to grow but need tools and seeds to plant.Could you give me any recommendation

  • Avatar Isaac Minta buabeng says:

    Please, can a community based organisation in Ghana – west Africa apply for this grant

  • Avatar Isaac Minta buabeng says:

    Please, i will like to find out if a community based organisation can apply for the above grant

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