The UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) in South Africa is recruiting new members to join our National Steering Committee. Submission Deadline: 12 January 2022
The SGP is funded by the GEF as a corporate programme and implemented by the UNDP on behalf of the GEF partnership and is executed by UNOPS. SGP provides grant funding to community projects implementing environment and climate change-related projects. For the current 7th operational phase of the GEF, SGP grant-making will focus on community projects located in the Vhembe Biosphere Reserve in Limpopo as well as Wildlife Economy projects across the country.
The NSC is a central element of SGP and provides substantive contribution and oversight of the Country Programme. It provides the overall strategic guidance and direction to the country programme and is responsible for selecting and approving projects as well as ensuring and monitoring their technical and substantive quality. The NSC typically comprises of voluntary representatives from NGOs/community-based organizations (CBOs), government, academia, donor organizations and private sector, with a majority of members coming from the non-governmental sector. Candidates specialising in youth empowerment, enterprise development as well as gender issues are especially encouraged to apply.
Please submit your CV and 1-page letter of interest stating your speciality to [email protected] by the 12th of January 2022. Contact 079 879 7314