Learn More About BAS

As a Society, our commitment is to support honest non-profit organizations working in Bulgaria to make a positive impact in the lives of youth and underprivileged segments of society.

Our Organization

The Bulgarian-American Society (BAS) is a non-profit humanitarian organization founded in 1991 in Washington DC to assist the Bulgarian people.

Our Work

We work with non-profit groups and individuals in Bulgaria and the U.S, who seek to promote the welfare of the Bulgarian people.

Latest News

Our blog includes the latest updates from the Bulgarian-American Society and "успех" or letters of success and thanks from our grantees.

Hear From Our Grantees

Our grantees are eager to share their stories of "успех," or success!
Picture of individuals in the GLOW 2016 Leadership Academy wearing pink shirts

Viktoria Bruncheva

GLOW Participant

"Words cannot explain the whole Glow experience! Being a camper at Leadership Academy GLOW was one of the best things that happened to me this year [...] It isn’t 5 out of 5, it is 100 out of 5!"

Portrait shot of Desislava Ivanova

Desislava Ivanova

Graduate Student

"I am happy that I can grow and develop professionally because that is very important to me. I would like to thank the Public Fund “Childhood,” the members of the Bulgarian – American Society."

Woman and man holding white and red quilted fabric behind a table with Christmas lights and other objects for sale

Albena Matova

Director, Tabitha Bulgarian Foundation

"More than 600 children and young people from 15 institution[s] will be covered by our campaign for Christmas. Those children are blessed to have the support of donors like the BAS."


The latest updates from BAS. Find more news in the Updates section under "Our Organization" in the top menu.

Looking Back at 2016

BAS is a non-profit organization that provides grants to honest non-profit organizations in Bulgaria. Our funds help education and humanitarian programs. We have also refurbished decrepit bathrooms and kitchens in orphanages, rebuilt school libraries, helped Read more…

Looking Back at 2015

During 2015, BAS supported children’s institutions, homes for destitute elderly, scholarships and educational projects, hospitals and medical equipment. We have supported organizations such as Integro, Samakov Foundation and McKenzie Association that are working very hard Read more…