Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) is the leading environmental fund that supports grassroots action on a global scale. The organization believes that they can have a greater impact on worldwide environmental and social justice challenges by starting at the local level. GGF creates opportunities for people, foundations, and responsible businesses to invest in grassroots leaders that are working to achieve clean environments, sustainable livelihoods, and healthy communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and island nations.
Since 1994, the organization has channeled more than 8,200 strategic and small grants to community leaders in over 140 countries. GGF identifies the most promising groups to support through a deep network of locally based environmental activists who are experts in their fields. The organization’s advisors help to identify emerging, cutting-edge groups. Global Greengrants supports these groups by providing them with targeted philanthropic support to protect, restore, and transform our planet and its people. Through this decentralized model, Global Greengrants is propelling an inspiring vision of a world in which all people live with dignity and in harmony with the environment.