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Bulgaria’s Programme Environment 2021-2027

Level of governance
Danube-Black SeaMediterranean Sea basin
Funding mechanisms
Managing institutions
General Directorate “Operational Programme Environment” in the Ministry of Environment and Water
Mission Objectives
1. Ecosystems and Biodiversity2. Pollution prevention and elimination3. Carbon Neutral and Circular Blue Economy

Description of the funding initiative

The Programme “Environment” 2021-2027 for Bulgaria is a horizontal tool for implementing environmental and climate change policies. This Programme is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund. The main investments associated with this Programme cover:  

  • construction of infrastructure for collection, disposal and treatment of wastewaters, protection of water resources and water supply; 
  • development and upgrading of household waste management systems and investments in waste sorting facilities as well as measures for rehabilitation of land, contaminated by landfills; 
  • development of management plans for Natura 2000 sites and conservation; 
  • measures aimed at decreasing air pollution from household heating and the transport sector; 
  • implementation of risk prevention and emergency management systems. 

Overview of eligibility requirements for applicants

Eligibility requirements are call specific, and dependent on the main investment area. Consult individual call for proposals for details.  


Rules on co-financing

Consult individual call for proposals for details.  

Procedures to submit proposal

Conditions and procedure to submit proposals are call-specific. Consult individual calls for details.  

Calls for proposals and associated information on application procedures are made available at: 

Relevant websites

Contact points

Managing Authority: 

Managing authority of OPE 2014-2020 and PES 2021-2027 

William Gladstone St. No. 67 

Sofia 1000 

Tel.: +359 2 940 60 82  

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