05 May 2021 | News, Press,

SPF blog on “Le Temps” plateform | “Culture: What if we valued better the impalpable?”, Câline Yamakawa

“Culture: What if we valued better the impalpable?” Câline Yamakawa, guest of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation Blog on the “Le Temps” platform, explores this question. “We need more, we need elevation of the soul in the intellectual sense, we need solidarity, mutual aid and human warmth.” Inspired both by her daily life as Director of Operations […]

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30 April 2021 | News,

Nomination of the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund at the Corporate Social Responsibility & Diversity Awards

We are delighted to learn that the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund – powered by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation from March 2020 to March 2021 – was nominated as winner in the Philanthropy Communication category at the Corporate Social Responsibility & Diversity Awards 2021 presented by PR News, and was also honourably […]

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15 March 2021 | News,

A successful year of collaboration with the World Health Organization and the United Nations Foundation

To face the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund on 13 March 2020, co-hosted by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation. This is the only way for individuals, corporations and foundations around the world to directly support the work of WHO and partners to help countries prevent, detect, and respond […]

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08 March 2021 | News,

Launch of the “Gender Lens Initiative for Switzerland” by Sustainable Finance Geneva

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the association Sustainable Finance Geneva presents the creation of a new working group called “Gender Lens Initiative for Switzerland” (GLIS). Its mission will be to enhance the Swiss contribution to the 5th UN sustainable development goal – gender equality – through public-private partnerships, research, products development and promotion, […]

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04 March 2021 | News,

SPF Blog on “Le Temps” platform | “Who is in charge? The question of power in philanthropic relationships”, Georg von Schnurbein

“Who is in charge? The question of power in philanthropic relationships” Georg von Schnurbein, guest of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation Blog on the “Le Temps” platform, explores this question. ” Foundations are only as good as their recipients” Based on the latest “Grantee Review Report” from the Center for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS) of the University of […]

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01 March 2021 | News,

The team is growing with the arrival of two new collaborators

Following recent developments at the Foundation, marked in particular by the growth in the number of hosted funds and the strengthening of our institutional partnerships, we are delighted to announce that the team is growing with the arrival of Arline Brisemur as Project Administrator and Nicolas Cuendet as Head of Partnerships. This is the opportunity […]

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