News

May 2019

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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May 2019

Collaboration between the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation and the State of Vaud for the professional integration of refugees

The Swiss Philanthropy Foundation (SPF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new project under its “Education and Employment” thematic fund, whose objective is the professional integration of refugees. This project, carried out by the 1951 Association, is co-financed by the Office for the Integration of Foreigners and the Prevention of Racism (BCI) of […]

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April 2019

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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March 2019

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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March 2019

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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February 2019

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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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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May 2019

Registration is closed | Master Class 2019 Fondations : nouvelle(s) génération(s) ?

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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