Valentin Borisov

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Chairman of the board, Community Fund Ruse foundation, Ruse, Bulgaria, E-mail:, LinkedIn profile of Valentin Borisov

Your experience with the CFs and your professional relevance to the theme of CFs:

I am one of the founders and currently I am managing our community foundation. We started at the beginning of 2011.

Key characteristics and information about the CFs and community philanthropy in your country:

We are 12 CFs in Bulgaria, we are united through Association of CF in Bulgaria. First CFs started about 10 years ago. All foundations have raised more than 2,5 milion euro, more that 500 projects are funded, in help of more than 700 000 people.

Area of your particular interest in the CF development/ CF management/ practice (please specify if this is a theme where you are interested to learn more, bring your own expertise or both)

  • My own expertise is not quite big, as we are relatively new organization.
  • I would like to learn about the experience of the colleagues in the field of management, fundraising and development of strategic philanthropy.
  • When possible I can also contribute to the topics.