34 applications for the first ever Core Support Call of the BFW

  •  November 13, 2020

The Bulgarian Fund for Women (BFW) received 34 applications in the latest and first of its kind Call for providing core support to organizations working for women’s rights. The applicant organizations are from 18 different towns and villages across Bulgaria: Asenovgrad, Gorna Oryahovitsa, Dimitrovgrad, Kazanlak, Karlovo, Kurtovo, Kyustendil, Novi Pazar, Pleven, Plovdiv, Ruse, Samokov, Smolyan, Sofia, Silistra, Stara Zagora, Harmanli, Chepintsi.

Concepts were received from the following organizations:

  1. “The Fridge” Association in cooperation with “LevFem”
  2.  Foundation “Endometriosis and Reproductive Health”
  3. “Impact Drive” Foundation
  4. “Learn” Foundation
  5. “Social Future” Foundation
  6. “Samaritans” Non-Profit Association
  7. “Center Open Door” Foundation
  8. “Zonta Club”, Stara Zagora
  9. “Bibliofem”
  10. “GEM” Bulgaria
  11. Non-profit association “Knowledge, success, change”
  12. “Opportunities Without Borders” Association
  13. “Center Maria” Association
  14. Club of the women “Rodopchanka”
  15. “Emprove” Foundation
  16. “Center Nadia” Foundation, Ruse
  17. “Zonta International”, Area 05, District 30
  18. “Ekaterina Karavelova” Women’s’ Association
  19. “Lady Motor Riders MPowered”
  20. “The Women of Kazanlak”
  21. “Informa Center”
  22. “H&D Gender Perspectives” Foundation
  23. “Trust me” Non-profit Association
  24.  Association “Young, Active, Creative”
  25. “Ekaterina Karavelova” Foundation
  26. “For You” Association
  27. Youth and Civil Initiatives in the Rose Valley
  28. “Bilitis Resource Center” Foundation
  29. “Unity” Association
  30. Council of the Women in the Business in Bulgaria 
  31. Women’s Association “Hayachi”
  32. Youth LGBT Organization “Deystvie”
  33. Rhodope Fund for Women – “Poprelki”

During the assessment proces priority will be given to:

  • Feminist organizations;
  • Organizations working in the field of women’s rights, the empowerment of women and girls and the fight against gender-based violence;
  • Organizations working to empower and overcome multiple discrimination and / or marginalization of vulnerable groups of women (LGBTI, Roma organizations, organizations of people with disabilities, single mothers, etc.);
  • Organizations led by women or with over 75% women in leadership positions in decision-making positions, working for human rights;
  • Organizations working for community development;
  • Organizations whose activity is carried out outside the capital Sofia;
  • Organizations whose annual budget is less than BGN 50,000.

The evaluation of the concepts in the first phase of the competition procedure will be made by the program team of the Bulgarian Fund for Women. The organizations that qualify for the second stage of the competition will be announced by November 18, 2020 on the BFWs’ website.

Please, if you do not see the name of your organization in the list of applicants, but have submitted documents in the competition, contact us immediately by email office@bgfundforwomen.org

We would like to express our gratitude for the financial support and trust to Mama CashGlobal Fund for WomenSigrid Rausing Trust и OSFwho made this call possible!

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