Since 2008 Krasimira Velichkova is the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Donors Forum (BDF) – the largest donors’ association in the country, that unites nearly 50 foundations and corporate donors.
She has extensive experience in the non-governmental sector. She used to be Development and Partnerships Manager in Altera Association and Finance and Development Manager at the Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation.
Her work is focused in analysing and attracting different sources of funding for NGOs, finding the crossing points between the needs and interests of civic organisations and the business, private donors and international programs.
In the past she also fostered strategies for organisational development and fundraising for social and cultural projects, as well as the initiation and implementation of projects in the field of culture and cultural policies. She graduated in cultural studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.