What Is SIGFA?

SIGFA is a voluntary member association composed of eligible public and private self-insurance guaranty funds committed to improving the performance of guaranty funds in meeting their business objectives.  A primary objective of the association is to create opportunities for networking between the guaranty fund management representatives and to enhance their knowledge of policies, procedures, business practices and general operations of guaranty funds.

Further objectives of the association are to offer educational programs, to advance the knowledge of association members in specific areas relative to self-insurance, legislative, legal and regulatory trends related to guaranty fund activity.   The association will also maintain an ongoing study and implementation of technological tools for members through this web site and other appropriate technical services.

Guiding Principals

To Educate, Share, Develop, Advocate and Promote:

  • Educate, Internally and Externally
  • Share Critical Information
  • Develop Membership
  • Advocate for Bankruptcy Reform, Monitor Legislation
  • Promote the Value of SIGFA


Our Vision

The Self-Insurance Guaranty Funds of America will be the organization of choice to achieve networking relationships for public and private agencies providing workers compensation guaranty assurances for self-insured individual employers, self-insured groups of employers, and their employees.

SIGFA will be the "one-stop-shop" for state guaranty associations by:

  • Providing information and input on current issues affecting state guaranty associations, a forum for self insured guaranty fund leaders to obtain education and exchange of solutions to unique problems and the resources to help improve self-insurance programs in individual states
  • Protecting state security/guaranty funds from adverse policy or legislative reform
  • Promoting the common goals of members to local and regional regulators and courts
  • Growing the organization to better serve the constituencies across the country

Our Mission

To be the leading organization for self-insured guaranty funds in the areas of education, networking, lobbying and standards development, providing members a forum to share new ideas and information nationally, for the betterment of their individual state programs of self-insurance.   To provide information and resources to improve the effectiveness of self-insurance guaranty fund associations, and facilitate communication and cooperation between state guaranty associations.

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Join Fellow Guaranty Fund Administrators & State Regulators and Complete the SIGFA 2010 Self-Insurance Guaranty Fund Survey Today.  Responses provided by the participating states and jurisdictions will be used to create a workers' compensation report containing information specific to self-insurance and self-insurance guaranty funds.

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Survey Response will be available soon from the following states:















New Mexico

New York


Rhode Island

South Carolina






SIGFA Recognizes
"Preferred Providers"

Lexington, KY/ July , 2011:

SIGFA Announces Strategic Partnerships with Work Comp Providers

The Self-Insurance Guaranty Funds of America, recognizing the benefit of identifying quality industry professionals, has initiated strategic partnerships with the workers' compensation arena designed to create resources available to the SIGFA membership while also enabling the preferred industry providers the opportunity to demonstrate their support of SIGFA's mission.   SIGFA Welcomes the 2014 Preferred Providers:


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