In a world that continues to go through many crises, the generosity of donors is still strong. This year, donations reached CHF 36.7 million in favor of 506 beneficiary organizations in Switzerland and around the world.
The 11th edition of the Master Class in Philanthropy will be held from 23 to 25 August 2023 at the Château de Bossey. This course provides the tools and practical knowledge needed to choose the right philanthropic vehicle, to create and manage a foundation, while meeting the requirements of tomorrow.
We are pleased to announce the expansion of our offices, with new premises being added to our existing offices at Place de Cornavin 2 in Geneva, in the same building.
We are pleased to welcome two new members to our team for a fixed period of 8 months to replace maternity leaves. We wish them an enriching experience within the Foundation!
On the occasion of the closing of our blog hosted on the Le Temps website, Etienne Eichenberger, Chairman of the Board of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, gives a personal reflection on three courses of action for philanthropy in a world of disruption.
We welcomed Séverine Felley to our offices for a final workshop on the values defined in our 2022-2025 strategic plan: Integrity, Independence, Simplicity and Innovation.
Lukas von Orelli, President of SwissFoundations since 2016, will hand over his mandate to Sabrina Grassi, a member of the Board since 2020, at the General Assembly on 6 June 2023. At the same time, the Board of SwissFoundations is being reorganised.
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