27 April 2020 | Highlight

Rapid Support Fund COVID-19

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02 July 2020 | News,

Philanthropy Forum Capsule – Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Are we generous ? Giving time and money plays an important role in our lives, no matter the reason or the amount we give. There is no doubt that empathy and generosity go hand in hand with philanthropy regardless of the number of pennies involved. So, what should we give? And how much? Beatrice Fihn, […]

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01 July 2020 | News,

Launch of Europe’s first online Transnational Giving Platform to facilitate cross-border giving, a boost for European philanthropy

Digital revolution in the world of philanthropy, with the launch on Monday June 29, 2020 of a European digital platform for cross-border donations. An innovative pilot project which aims to facilitate donations and stimulate philanthropy in Europe. The voluntary sector has been marked by major changes in recent years, which is pushing it to reinvent […]

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18 June 2020 | News,

Philanthropy Forum Capsule – Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman, Verbier Festival Foundation / Chairman Emeritus, Nestlé S.A.

Should we do more for culture? Culture is fundamental—music, the visual arts and science connect us. They guide our lives in a constantly changing world. But as a society, do we have a responsibility toward culture? How can culture be, or indeed should it be, encouraged? And what is the role of philanthropy? Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, […]

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15 June 2020 | News,

SPF Blog on Le Temps | “We should all be prepared to make a meaningful contribution to the community”

Christophe Equey is the guest of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s Blog on “Le Temps” platform. In his testimony, he shares with us his experience and his vision of volunteering, particularly as a member of Foundation Boards, a function of importance, but too often underestimated by those who accept them. After having directed a large Valaisian […]

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11 June 2020 | News,

“Campaign to Stop Killer Robots” wins the Ypres Peace Prize 2020

The City Council of Ypres in Belgium announced this week the winner of its 2020 Peace Prize and awarded the “Campaign to Stop Killer Robots”. A symbolic distinction for the campaign, which has been working since 2012 to ban the production and use of autonomous lethal weapon systems (“Killer Robots”), by increasing actions to inform […]

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08 June 2020 | News,

Our Biannual Report 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce that Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s Biannual Report 2018–2019 is now available! Download it through the link below to find out what we have achieved over the past two years. For this edition, we decided to focus on theme of collaboration, through portraits of six individuals who share their experience of various […]

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