Bulgarian Football Union is national football association responsible for the governance, development and promotion of football in Bulgaria. The BFU is a member of FIFA and UEFA and is licensed under the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sport. The federation currently has approximately 160 paid employees. The football clubs-members of the Bulgarian Football Union are 546, 30 of which are professional clubs and the rest with amateur status. The Bulgarian Football Union operates under the umbrella of the Bulgarian Ministry of Sport and Youth and runs an anti-doping programme in compliance with the Ministry requirements as well as with the requirements of FIFA, UEFA and WADA. The programme affects only the professional clubs in the country and its main activity is to educate the clubs and professional football players on the WADA Prohibited List.