Regional Fund - IGA, Pazardjik won an international award! Personally Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal presented the International Community Justice Awards!


Regional Fund - IGA was the only non-government organization that won the prestigiousInternational Community Justice Award 2004.

Award for Fund – IGA, handed from the mayor of Madison, Mr. Jerry Gist /USA/, for “demonstrated outstanding ability in your chosen field of endeavor, and have worked for the welfare and progress of Bulgaria” 2007

Award for Fund – IGA by Sofia municipality for “development of an effective model for inter-agency cooperation during the implementation of European projects in partnership with Sofia municipality” 2007.
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Project “Pilot model for socio-economic and educational integration of vulnerable groups in Bratsigovo Municipality” Contract BG05M9OP001-2.018-0030-2014BG05M2OP001-C01
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Place of implementation: Bratsigovo Municipality

Period of implementation: 01.04.2019 - 31.12.2020

Funding source: Operational Programme "Science and education for smart growth", co-funded by the European Union through the European structural and investment funds.

Total project funding: 384 877.66 BGN

European Social Fund: 327 146.01 BGN

National funding: 57 731.65 BGN

Goal of the project: Improving the social inclusion of the Roma community in Bratsigovo Municipality, Isperihovo, and ensuring its permanent integration through a socio-economic integration model.

Specific objectives: Supporting the social inclusion of children/students from the Roma community in Bratsigovo Municipality, Isperichovo, by providing them with access to education and trainings.

The objectives of the project contribute to solving the problems of the representatives of the target groups in the following ways:

1.Acquiring independence skills, improving their self-assessment; motivation for healthy and physically active lifestyle

2.Significantly improved personal development.

3.Increased learning motivation.

4.Increased motivation for professional realisation.


  1. 1.Mechanism for the planning and management of the model and for the improvement of the educational environment at primary school “Hristo Botev”.
  2. 2.Club activities - improving the educational environment.
  3. 3.Extra-curricular activities for children at risk of dropping out of school.
  4. 4.Psychological support for children and students from ethnic minorities.
  5. 5.Improving the educational environment at primary school “Kocho Chestimenski”.
  6. 6.Support for students from ethnic minorities in continuing their education at high school.
  7. 7.Overcoming negative societal mindset, based on ethnic origin and cultural identity.
  8. 8.Encouraging parents’ engagement in the education process.

 Проект "Пилотен модел за социално-икономическа и образователна интеграция на уязвими групи в Община Брацигово", Договор BG05M9OP001-2.018-0030-2014BG05M2OP001-C01,  финансиран от Оперативна програма „Наука и образование за интелигентен растеж“, съфинансирана от Европейския съюз чрез Европейските структурни и инвестиционни фондове.