Donor: UNDP
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 24.07.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 50.000$
Funding ratio: up to 50%


  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Economic Development
  • Energy
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Food Security

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective 

The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme invites Civil Society Organisations (Non-Governmental Organisations, Community Based Organisations, Cooperative Societies), Academic and Research Institutions to submit project proposals that promote and support innovative, inclusive and scalable initiatives, that foster multi-stakeholder partnerships at the local level. The proposed initiatives should be designed to tackle and address environmental conservation within and outside selected landscapes (Makgadikgadi Wetland System, the Bobirwa Area and Panhandle of the Okavango Delta) under the following focal areas: Land Degradation and Climate Change consistent with the country environmental management and development priorities as well as the GEF targets.

The successful proposals are expected to address the already indicated focal areas in line with OP 7 strategic initiatives of; a) Sustainable agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Security (focusing on restoration of degraded lands) b) low carbon energy access co-benefits. The objectives of these strategic initiatives are:

  • a) Sustainable Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food security: The primary focus within this strategic initiative is to remove deforestation from the supply chain and expand restoration of degraded lands. The objective is to improve the hectarage of landscapes under sustainable land management in the production systems and restore degraded agricultural lands. The initiative will also allow smallholder farmers to practice land degradation neutrality.
  • b) Low carbon energy access co-benefits: The objective is to promote renewable and energy efficient technologies providing socio-economic benefits and improving livelihoods. The initiative also seeks to promote off-grid energy services needs in rural and urban areas.

2) Eligibility

The SGP only supports non-profit oriented institutions registered in Botswana such as; Civil Society Organizations (Non-Governmental Organizations and Community-Based Organizations), Academic and Research Institutions.

3) Location 

Actions must take place in Botswana.

4) Budget

The maximum grant amount for the proposed project under this call is Botswana Pula amount equivalent to USD 50,000.00.

5) Application

Proposals should reach the addresses specified above no later than 24th July 2023, (1200hrs) Botswana Time. Late applications will not be accepted.

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