Requests for Proposals

The America for Bulgaria Foundation accepts proposals throughout the year through our Apply for Funding Page. We also proactively approach organizations that are independently identified by our staff and initiate projects ourselves. On occasion, we solicit proposals through a Request for Proposals (RFP) process. Active RFPs will be posted here.

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Open RFPs

The America for Bulgaria Foundation launched its new program “The Next 10 – Supporting Ideas that Matter in the Next Ten Years” with four requests for proposals (RFP’s) worth a total of BGN 1 million. The aim of the Next 10 program is to support project proposals of Bulgarian organizations and associations towards strengthening the private sector and democratic institutions in the country.

Applications should be submitted by 5pm on October 25, 2020, via the respective webpages below. 

Good Governance at the Local Level – with this RFP, the America for Bulgaria Foundation will fund project proposals that increase accountability in the spending of public funds and increase transparency in the work of public institutions at the district or municipal level. The aim is to strengthen good governance and create a favorable environment for private sector development. For more details: https://us4bg.org/bg/rfp-bee/

The deadline for submission of applications is October 25, 2020, 17:00

Science with a Future – with this RFP, the America for Bulgaria Foundation will finance project proposals of young scientist-innovators in the fields of natural sciences, healthcare, agriculture and veterinary medicine. The ideas must be in the applied sciences, with focus on existing problems and have the potential to be put into practice. The main goal of the competition is to encourage the early stages of scientific developments and products. For more details: https://us4bg.org/bg/rfp-bet/

The deadline for submission of applications is October 25, 2020, 17:00

Online Learning – with this RFP, the America for Bulgaria Foundation will fund project proposals that will contribute to finding, developing and testing interactive and adaptive methodologies for teaching in an online environment. The focus of the competition is school education. For more details: https://us4bg.org/bg/rfp-hum/

The deadline for submission of applications is October 25, 2020, 17:00

Tourism Along the Danube – With this competition, the America for Bulgaria Foundation will fund project proposals that will contribute to the development of the Danube region as an attractive tourist destination with active and vibrant local communities. For more details: https://us4bg.org/bg/rfp-tur/

The deadline for submission of applications is October 25, 2020, 17:00

Completed RFPs

The competition is open to applicants from all over the country, however, project activities must be carried out in the northwestern part of Bulgaria, on the territory of at least one of the following regions: Vidin, Vratsa or Montana. For more information: tourism@us4bg.org

Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2020

The Bulgarian Donors Forum, America for Bulgaria Foundation, the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria and the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria united efforts to establish the “United against COVID-19” Response Fund to support local communities across Bulgaria during the COVID-19 crisis. The fund provided financial assistance to Bulgarian organizations working with communities most severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. For more information here.

Deadline for submissions: April 27, 2020