(October 5, 2017, Sofia and Washington DC) Single Step Foundation have graduated from the GlobalGiving Accelerator program, gaining entry into the GlobalGiving marketplace and becoming a recognized partner of GlobalGiving. As part of the Accelerator, Single Step successfully met all GlobalGiving fundraising requirements.
"We're thrilled to have Single Step Foundation as part of our community. Single Step has met our rigorous vetting standards for trust and community support, and we're committed to providing tools, training, and support as they learn, grow and become more effective," said Mari Kuraishi, President and Co-Founder of GlobalGiving. "GlobalGiving donors value the opportunity to support nonprofits like Single Step, knowing that they'll get regular updates about how their donations are put to work."
“Partnering up with a recognized leader like GlobalGiving, further validates our innovative fundraising approach to seek broad and diversified support for our cause, both domestically and internationally,” said Ivan Dimov, Founder of Single Step. “We will continue with our efforts to open productive dialogs with all allies who believe in our cause.”
We are keeping our commitment to provide a comprehensive set of resources to assist an “invisible” community in Bulgaria. The Single Step Community Center will be operational within a few months. It will provide vital psychological, legal and medical assistance, peer networking and support, and a "safe space" for youth at risk, in addition to a venue for community events, meetings, etc.
About Single Step Foundation
Single Step aims to help nurture young members of the LGBTI community into proud, out and fully functioning members of society and address the overall ignorance and homophobia in the country, by establishing an LGBTI community center, a crisis intervention helpline and chat app and produce targeted raising awareness campaigns.
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