Publication / 11 October 2017

Small Grants, Big Impacts

Development and climate financing of large international donors and financial institutions rarely flows down to the poorest, to indigenous communities and to those who are hit hardest by the consequences of climate change. Small grants funds, which are set up locally, can form the link between large donors and these grassroots organisations which have their origins in the communities and can support people effectively at local level.

This 4-pager briefly shows how small grants work, why they are effective, and how governments, international institutions and donors could use them to ensure that funding comes to the right place with the right local actors.

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