07 April 2020 | News,

COVID-19: a crash test for NGOs and donors

The consequences for the economy are still being assessed, but what about support for NGOs, in Switzerland or elsewhere, and through them, aid to the most disadvantaged ? What are their response capacities? For many NGOs, the impacts are major, as they offer a range of services that are directly impacted by the containment measures. […]

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03 April 2020 | Press,

WHO joins forces with the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, AGEFI

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the first and only fund for individuals, companies and institutions to contribute to the global response to COVID-19. To expand the global donor network, WHO has partnered with two charitable foundations: Swiss Philanthropy Foundation and United Nations Foundation. Both foundations will receive donations, which will then be used […]

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14 January 2020 | News,

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 team will be growing further with the arrival of Irina Schlossarek as Project Manager in February, and most recently of Laurent Hostettler […]

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01 March 2020 | News,

Master Class 2020

In 2020, after 7 editions and more than 200 participants in Romandie, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation continues to organise the Master Class , in partnership with the Center for Philanthropy Studies of Basel University (CEPS) and the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy of the University of Geneva (UNIGE). Who should attend? This training is intended primarily for […]

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30 November 2019 | News,

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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13 November 2019 | News,

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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