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January 2019

Membership in the recognized SwissFoundations Network

From 1 January 2019, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation joins SwissFoundations. Voice of the public utility foundation in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the association of Grant Making Foundations has been committed since 2001 to represent their interests independently at the political and economic level. With its pioneering role as an umbrella foundation, the Board of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is […]

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December 2018

The Board expands and welcomes two new members

The Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome two new members with recognized expertise: Anne-Cathrine Frogg and Elisabeth Tripod-Fatio. Anne-Cathrine Frogg is the co-founder and managing partner of Hugo Fund Services SA in Geneva, providing legal representation and distribution of investment funds in Switzerland. She spent nine years at Mirabaud & Cie as a manager […]

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December 2018

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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June 2018

Master Class : From the 17 to 19 June 2019

In 2019, after 6 editions and more than 150 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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November 2018

Master Class 2018 : Success of the 6th edition of the intensive course in Foundation Management

Organized by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation in partnership with the Center for Philanthropy Studies of Basel (CEPS), in association for the first time with the Centre in philanthropy of Geneva University (UNIGE), the training in foundation management, renamed Master Class, took place from 12 to 14 November 2018 in Geneva, and brought together 24 participants. Sonia […]

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November 2018

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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October 2018

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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October 2018

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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November 2018

14th EVPA Annual Conference ‘New Frontiers for Impact’ is taking place in Warsaw, Poland between 29 and 30 November 2018.

The ella fund is proud to be an active participant at the 2018 conference of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), taking place in Warsaw today and tomorrow. In addition to attending the conference for the second straight year, the ella fund is hosting a round table within the Global Solutions Room session on the […]

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September 2018

Master Class novembre 2018 – Fondations : nouvelle(s) génération(s)?

In 2018, after 5 editions and nearly 150 participants in Romandie, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation organises the Master Class 2018, together with the Center for Philanthropy Studies of Basel University (CEPS) and in collaboration with the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy of the University of Geneva (UNIGE).   Who should attend? This training is intended primarily for […]

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