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General Purposes

Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2007
  • Location Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Geographic Focus Bulgaria

About this grant

The Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation (BCAF) promotes workplace and payroll giving plans; administers corporate giving programs; trains non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on local resource mobilization and financial management; and advocates for a legal and fiscal environment that encourages philanthropy.This grant will enable the organization to provide information and analysis on a wide range of philanthropic development issues; encourage businesses to increase the level and effectiveness of corporate giving; introduce new methods and technologies, such as online and text messaging, to increase the level and effectiveness of individual giving; offer technical assistance to NGOs to improve their access to resources; and advocate for improving the legal and fiscal environment for philanthropy in Bulgaria.BCAF was established in 1995 as a result of extensive consultation between Charities Aid Foundation in the U.K. and leading Bulgarian foundations.