News

Januar 2020

New nominations

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Sabrina Grassi as Director General of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation starting on the January 1st, 2020, four years after joining the Foundation. In addition, the operational team will be growing further with the arrival of Irina Schlossarek as a Project Manager in February. In addition, the Foundation […]

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November 2019

November 2019: A look back at the field visit to Brazil

As part of its thematic funds, the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation travelled to Brazil to monitor projects on the theme of education and employment of disadvantaged young people, in collaboration with WISE – philanthropy advisors. The organisations supported by the Foundation help young people in precarious situations, thanks to projects facilitating their social and professional integration […]

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Oktober 2019

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is hiring an Administrative/Financial Director

With the growth of the sheltered funds it hosts, the Foundation wishes to strengthen its team and is looking for : An Administrative and Financial Director attached to the General Directorate for the management of the Foundation’s administrative financial and legal files. Application deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020 To apply, please send your application to […]

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November 2019

The Foundation is looking for new offices in Geneva

Based on our recent developments, we are looking for new offices in Geneva for the first quarter of 2020, with a minimum area of 150m2 easily accessible from Cornavin station. We would be grateful if you could share this publication with your contacts and inform us if an opportunity arises by contacting us at: contact@swissphilanthropy.ch

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November 2019

Presentation of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation at Lang Philanthropy Day 2019 in Milan

The Swiss Philanthropy Foundation participated in the Lang Philanthropy Day 2019, organised by the Fondazione Lang, on 24 October in Milan. This 7th edition entitled “New Philanthropy: trends, insights, opportunities” was devoted to innovative philanthropic practices. At the “Family and philanthropy” panel, Sabrina Grassi, Director of Operations, presented the solutions proposed by the Swiss Philanthropy […]

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Oktober 2019

Presentation of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation at the Forum des Fondations

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation participated in the 2019 Forum des Fondations, organised by SwissFoundations. This 9th edition was devoted to governance issues, a theme at the heart of current events in the foundation sector. On the occasion of the panel “Finance and organization: to shelter or not to shelter, that is the question! ” Sabrina Grassi […]

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September 2019

The Foundation celebrates the opening of its 50th Fund: “Tanya’s Dream Initiative Fund”.

Created at the initiative of the Oak Foundation, this Fund is committed to fightthe institutionalization of children in Bulgaria. In 2018, the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation supported more than 160 donors in the implementation of their philanthropic projects and facilitated CHF 13.3 million in donations to Switzerland and abroad.  

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September 2019

Family and philanthropy: Swiss Philanthropy Foundation intervention during Philanthropy Day 2019

Organized by the Fondazione Lang, this major event in Europe brings together international actors and experts in the philanthropy sector. Sabrina Grassi, Director of Operations of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, will participate in the seventh edition of the event and will speak at the “Family and Philanthropy” panel, where she will present the solutions proposed […]

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September 2019

Cross-border philanthropy, receiving or giving with Europe: Intervention of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

Swiss Foundations Day 2019 will be devoted to the role and contribution of foundations in society, particularly in the fields of humanitarian aid, culture and education. The event will also address the practical aspects and framework conditions necessary for foundations to preserve the vitality of the sector. Sabrina Grassi, Director of Operations of the Swiss […]

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September 2019

The advantages of the sheltered fund: Swiss Philanthropy Foundation presentation at the 2019 Foundations Forum

For its ninth edition, the next SwissFoundations Foundations Forum will be devoted to governance issues, a theme at the heart of current events in the foundation sector. Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is participating in the event and will be represented by its Director and President: Sabrina Grassi and Etienne Eichenberger, who will speak in plenary on […]

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