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März 2019

The TGE network is growing

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is delighted to welcome Greece and its representative institution as a new member of the European network of cross-border donations, a testimony to its development. Founded in 2015, HIGGS is the first incubator for non-profit organizations in Greece, promoting their development through training, mentoring, networking and events. Discover HIGGS, our new reference […]

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März 2019

Philanthropy: a Geneva success story

Discover the testimony of the President of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, Etienne Eichenberger, in the latest 3D ECO programme on Leman Bleu, an opportunity to discuss the latest evolutions in philanthropy and the role and place of Geneva in this development and these opportunities.  

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Februar 2019

Center for Philanthropy Studies of the University of Basel | Online course «Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits» starting April 1st 2019

What are nonprofit organizations and what does social entrepreneurship mean? How can I achieve social innovation in a sustainable way? And how do I achieve long-lasting impact with my social project? Find the answer to these and many more questions in the FutureLearn online course«Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits». Over the course of five weeks, Prof. Dr. […]

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Januar 2019

Membership in the recognized SwissFoundations network

From 1 January 2019, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation joins SwissFoundations. Voice of the public utility foundation in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the association of Grant Making Foundations has been committed since 2001 to represent their interests independently at the political and economic level. With its pioneering role as an umbrella foundation, the Board of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is […]

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Dezember 2018

The Board expands and welcomes two new members

The Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome two new members with recognized expertise: Anne-Cathrine Frogg and Elisabeth Tripod-Fatio. Anne-Cathrine Frogg is the co-founder and managing partner of Hugo Fund Services SA in Geneva, providing legal representation and distribution of investment funds in Switzerland. She spent nine years at Mirabaud & Cie as a manager […]

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Dezember 2018

Discover the VF Unlimited Philanthropy Forum in pictures

The 2018 edition of the Philanthropy Forum was a great success as evidenced by the enthusiasm of the 200 participants present at two public round tables. Addressing the issues of transmission and education, these exchanges illustrated the role of music and philanthropy through the enriching testimony of the speakers. The initiave „A Violin in my […]

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Juni 2018

Master Class 2019 | „Fondations : Nouvelle(s) génération(s) ?“ vom 17. Juni bis 19. Juni

Nach 6 Treffen und mehr 150 Teilnehmern in der Romandie, organisiert die Swiss Philanthropy Foundation im Jahr 2019 die Master Class 2019, gemeinsam mit dem Center for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS) der Universität Basel und dem Zentrum für Philanthropie der Universität Genf (UNIGE).   An wen richtet sich diese Ausbildung? Diese Ausbildung richtet sich in erster […]

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November 2018

Master Class 2018 : Success of the 6th edition of the intensive course in Foundation Management

Organized by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation in partnership with the Center for Philanthropy Studies of Basel (CEPS), in association for the first time with the Centre in philanthropy of Geneva University (UNIGE), the training in foundation management, renamed Master Class, took place from 12 to 14 November 2018 in Geneva, and brought together 24 participants. Sonia […]

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November 2018

Master Class 2018: What has changed in philanthropy in the last 10 years?

Launch today of the 6th edition of the Master Class in Foundation Management, with the Center for Philanthropy Studies Basel (CEPS) and in collaboration with the Centre for Philanthropy of the University of Geneva (UNIGE). The training started this morning at UNIGE and this year brings together 24 participants. In an interactive format, the presence […]

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Oktober 2018

Milestone Conference: the potential of cross-border philanthropy

To better understand and relay the tools available for philanthropists were the core objectives of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation through both events organized on October 17th for its presidency of the TGE network. A workshop dedicated to fundraising in Europe was organized, with the participation of more than 18 major institutions in Switzerland active in the […]

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