- 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.