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Institutional Development

Dimitar Berbatov Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2013–June 30, 2015
  • Location Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Geographic Focus Bulgaria

About this grant

The program goal is to strengthen private, individual philanthropy in Bulgaria by providing institutional support to one of the first private foundations in Bulgaria, the Dimitar Berbatov Foundation. During the grant period, the grantee will increase its organizational capacity and improve its financial sustainability. Also, the grantee will advocate for a better environment for the development of philanthropy in Bulgaria. In addition, the grantee will develop partnerships with other Bulgarian individual philanthropists to promote philanthropy as a tool for social development. The grantee’s key project achievements in the area of institutional development in the past two years include strengthening the grantee’s human resources, developing working partnerships with public institutions, and diversifying its funding base. The grantee is based in Sofia, Bulgaria.