16 May 2019 | News,

Membership of SwissFoundations and proFonds recognized networks

Since 1st January 2019, the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation has been part of the SwissFoundations network, which represents nearly 160 members. As the voice of charitable foundations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the Association of Swiss Donor Foundations has been committed since 2001 to representing their interests independently in political and economic matters. In the same spirit […]

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24 April 2019 | News,

Partnership with the media “Le Temps”!

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is pleased to announce its collaboration with the media “Le Temps”  thanks to the launch of its institutional blog. The team is delighted with this new project and the upcoming publications, which will put forward the world of foundations and the major themes of philanthropy. We invite you to discover the first articles […]

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14 March 2019 | News,

The TGE Network is growing

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is delighted to welcome Greece and its representative institution as a new member of the European network of cross-border donations, a testimony to its development. Founded in 2015, HIGGS is the first incubator for non-profit organizations in Greece, promoting their development through training, mentoring, networking and events. Discover HIGGS, our new reference […]

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13 March 2019 | News, Press,

Philanthropy: a Geneva success story

Discover the testimony of the President of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, Etienne Eichenberger, in the latest 3D ECO programme on Leman Bleu, an opportunity to discuss the latest evolutions in philanthropy and the role and place of Geneva in this development and these opportunities.  

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25 February 2019 | Press,

Geneva wants to become a global centre for philanthropy, AGEFI, Monday 18 February 2019

The opening of the new Chair in Behavioural Philanthropy at the University of Geneva reflects Geneva’s place and the development of this particular field. Swiss Philanthropry, through its President, welcomed in the columns of AGEFI the new perspectives offered to Geneva as a leading philanthropic centre, combining high value-added services with an eco-responsible and social […]

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18 February 2019 | News,

Center for Philanthropy Studies of the University of Basel | Online course «Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits» starting April 1st 2019

What are nonprofit organizations and what does social entrepreneurship mean? How can I achieve social innovation in a sustainable way? And how do I achieve long-lasting impact with my social project? Find the answer to these and many more questions in the FutureLearn online course«Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits». Over the course of five weeks, Prof. Dr. […]

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