07 März 2022 | News,

Launch of the donor collaborative Early Childhood Regional Networks Fund

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Early Childhood Regional Networks Fund donor collaborative established by Oak Foundation, the Open Society Foundations and Porticus. In the process of joining are The Human Safety Net and The Two Lillies Fund.  Hosted by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, the fund aims to support early childhood development by providing funding that empowers the […]

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03 März 2022 | News,

Our TGE partners in countries bordering Ukraine are taking action

As border countries that have now seen thousands of Ukrainian refugees cross their borders and heard the call for help from neighboring Ukrainian charities, our Transational Giving Europe (TGE) partners have put in place solutions to address this conflict. Our partners in Hungary (Carpathian Foundation Hungary) and Slovakia (Carpathian Foundation Slovakia) have joined forces to […]

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24 Februar 2022 | News,

Sabrina Grassi and Lucile Bula represented Swiss Philanthropy Foundation in two public events

At the beginning of the year, the Foundation was represented at two public events: Sabrina Grassi, Executive Director of the Foundation, participated in the webinar organized by the ESSEC Chair in Philanthropy “The governance of grant-making foundation. Common pitfalls and best practices”, with Prof. Georg von Schnurbein, Director of the Center for Philanthropy Studies at […]

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24 Februar 2022 | News,

Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund Final Report: A Successful Donor Collaboration

In 2020, at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation set up a collaboration of 16 donors of different profiles to help NGOs previously supported through the Foundation’s thematic funds to navigate through the challenges of the crisis. Seven foundations, five private philanthropists and four nominative funds hosted by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation […]

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23 Februar 2022 | News,

2021 key figures of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

During the year 2021, donors’ gestures of generosity and solidarity continued to increase, as shown by the key figures for the past year. Donations reached CHF 49 million in favor of 458 beneficiary organizations. In 2021, 8 new hosted funds were created, bringing the total number of funds created by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation to 76, […]

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17 Februar 2022 | Unkategorisiert,

SPF blog on the Le Temps platform | “Ageless philanthropy”, by Anna Matevosyan (in French only)

In this new contribution to our blog hosted on Le Temps platform, Anna Matevosyan asks why we tend to think of philanthropists as older people. She looks at the benefits of philanthropy, including the positive impact of starting to be a philanthropist at a young age. “Instead of waiting until the age of retirement, let’s […]

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