03 December 2018 | News,

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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12 November 2018 | News,

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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06 November 2018 | Press,

« In Switzerland, philanthropy is taught » Le Monde, Wednesday 24 October 2018

The training of professionals in a recognized academic environment offers the new generation a philanthropic ecosystem capable of measuring high-impact actions in line with their new aspirations. In Switzerland, a country with a long tradition of generosity, the development of philanthropy passes through the offer of training in a growing sector as recalled the article […]

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26 October 2018 | News,

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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26 October 2018 | News,

TGE Encounter of members foundations’ tops-leaders in Geneva

For the first time since its creation in 1998, a meeting of the tops-leaders of the member foundations of the Transnational Giving Europe (TGE) network took place in Geneva on October 17th. The event offered the opportunity for discussions about the challenges, the opportunities and the mission of a major philanthropic actor in the facilitation of […]

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24 October 2018 | Press,

“Switzerland is giving more than receiving”, Le Temps, Wednesday 17 October 2018

On the occasion of the meeting of senior executives of the Transnational Giving Europe Foundations, find in the daily newspaper Le Temps, the interview of the president of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, Etienne Eichenberger, who reviews the activities of the Foundation, as an umbrella foundation, but also as the sole representative in Switzerland of the cross-border […]

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