27 April 2020 | News,

SPF Blog on Le Temps | “Will today’s temporary solutions shape tomorrow’s world?” by Camille Andres

Our new pandemic world has generated unprecedented creativity. These innovations have several features in common. They are voluntary and they create bonds. Specialists, students and entrepreneurs have chosen to respond to the emergency by creating new forms of solidarity on the scale of a neighbourhood or a region. But are these innovations sustainable? What future […]

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24 April 2020 | Press,

AGEFI | Interview Etienne Eichenberger: « Today’s priority for donors is to support the medical emergency»

In an interview with AGEFI, Etienne Eichenberger, co-founder of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation (SPF), recalls the impact of the crisis on the actions of the sheltered foundations. He explains how SPF was able to use its expertise to help the WHO to approach non-state donors for the first time. The launch in partnership with the […]

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23 April 2020 | News,

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is hiring a Project Administrator | Applications are now closed

With strong growth of its sheltered funds, the Foundation wishes to strengthen its team and is looking for : A Project Administrator attached to the General Management for the operational and administrative management of Sheltered Funds. Application deadline: Friday 15 May 2020. To apply, please send your application to the recruitment agency (Alec Allan & […]

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09 April 2020 | News,

SPF Blog on Le Temps | “Local generosity on the rise thanks to Covid-19” by Camille Andres

Donations and generosity are exploding in this Covid-19 period. With one particularity: they “relocate”, stimulating local communities. The university hospitals of Lausanne and Geneva are overwhelmed by donations. In such a consequent way that it was necessary to create a mutual aid fund to structure the reception of all the marks of generosity. Voluntary technological […]

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15 April 2020 | News,

Verbier Festival Emergency Relief Fund

Long-time partner of Swiss Philanhropy Foundation, the Verbier Festival announces the creation of a new fund to provide emergency relief to unemployed Verbier Festival Academy alumni — solo, chamber and orchestral instrumentalists, singers, conductors — and alumni Festival production and technical crew facing lost income because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The current global health […]

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31 March 2020 | News, Press,

SPF Blog on Le Temps | “I can’t I have blood drive !” by Pascal Hufschmid, ICRC Director

Give blood? Know his blood type? As he accompanies a group of invited visitors to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum (ICRC) of which he is the director, Pascal Hufschmid reads aloud the title of a poster for the latest temporary exhibition: “Blood – the gift of life”. The poster, which includes red […]

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