Bulgaria

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Bulgaria facts & figures

ERDF ESF EAFRD EMFF CF
Total active financial instruments (2014-2020) 6 2 1 2 1
Total contributions to financial instruments (€ million) 603.99 20.71 20.00 2.76 136.38

Data from before 01.01.2022

Source: Cohesion Policy Open Data Platform

Bulgaria financial instruments

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Bulgaria South

Sustainable Cities Fund: Putting people at the heart of urban regeneration

29 May 2024

Thanks to ERDF financial instruments, the Bulgarian Sustainable Cities Fund has invested to revitalise urban landscapes and restore heritage sites across the country, creating greener, safer and more inclusive spaces for citizens.

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SIS Credit and FMFIB: Revitalising Bulgarian villages through financial instruments

29 May 2024

The ESF+ powered Risk-Sharing Micro-Finance Facility invests in social entrepreneurship to address the needs of vulnerable groups. Promoted by FMFIB, Bulgaria's Fund Manager of Financial Instruments, and implemented by SIS Credit and Mikrofond, this financial instrument has supported the creation of over 1 500 jobs in Bulgaria. Watch this video to hear first-hand from Dimitar Borchev, CEO of BorCHEF, who was able to turn an abandoned bakery into a thriving business, and Yanina Taneva, founder of Ideas Factory, an association driving community-led social change in Bulgaria’s poorest regions.

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Barabar, did you say?

16 July 2023

Thanks to a microloan backed by SIS Credit under the ESF financial instrument, a group of friends created Infinite Games Ltd, a social enterprise active in the field of human rights education.