- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
- Grant Amount $39,996
- Grant Period November 1, 2010–October 31, 2012
- Location Sofia, Bulgaria
- Geographic Focus Bulgaria
About this grant
The project goal is to strengthen the financial stability of the Bulgarian Environmental Partnership Foundation. To this end, the foundation will conduct a fundraising campaign in Bulgaria with the goal of raising over $50,000 for its endowment fund from local sources during 2011-2012. The foundation’s mission is to strengthen civil society and the environment movement in Bulgaria by providing funding and technical assistance to nongovernmental organizations in the fields of environment and community development. In addition, the foundation runs operational programs to promote concepts and practices of sustainable development in local communities. The foundation is a member of the Environmental Partnership for Sustainable Development Association together with its sister foundations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia. Since its establishment in 2003, the foundation has provided grants and technical assistance to over 280 environmental initiatives in Bulgaria.