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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SIGFA's 2010 Survey of State Self-Insurance Guaranty Funds.

In 2010 SIGFA initiated a review of the various state self-insurance guaranty funds requesting information on multiple areas including operations and procedures, current bankruptcies, held assets, and various other legal and financial items.   The following states responded and their submissions are provided below.   Five years have passed and SIGFA will soon be requesting similar information providing an update for comparison and review.   The current hardcopy report from 2010 is available upon request.

Survey Responses are available from the following states:















New Mexico

New York


Rhode Island

South Carolina






SIGFA Recognizes
"Preferred Providers"

Lexington, KY/ May , 2015:

The Self-Insurance Guaranty Funds of America, recognizing the value of partnering with industry professional, is pleased to continue their strategic relationships with the following companies.  Designed to provide SIGFA'S members with experienced and knowledgeable industry counterparts, over the past 4 years these alliances have proven beneficial and demonstrated their worth on more than one occasion.   SIGFA is proud to welcome the 2015 Preferred Providers.


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