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November 2017

Anne-Cathrine Frogg Spadola, co-founder and Managing Partner of Hugo Fund Services SA in Geneva, joins the Finance Committee of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

The Finance Committee is growing and welcomes Anne-Cathrine Frogg Spadola as an external member. After being graduated from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva with a Master degree in International Relations. Anne-Cathrine focused on the field of finance. She is on the other hand, an independent board director for several hedge funds and […]

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October 2017

NewGen Council’s fourth edition : “A multigenerational dialogue”

After London and New-York, the “NewGen Council” was back in Geneva for his fourth and last edition, on  1st and 2nd September. This time, the meeting reunited parents as well, in order to create an intergenerational dialogue around prepared topics by the NewGen. The participants also had the occasion to visit two renowned foundations in […]

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October 2017

The booklet Ten faces of philanthropy is now available

Ten innovative philanthropic initiatives have been distinguished during Great!’ event by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation , organized on the occasion of the 10 years anniversary of the Foundation. Divided into two separate rooms during the event,the ten initiatives are now gathered at the heart of a piece: “Ten faces of philanthropy”. In order to discover the ten […]

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October 2017

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s anniversary in pictures

Look back at Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s 10th anniversary event Great! by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation which honored 10 innovative and sometimes unknown philanthropic initiatives.September 11th 2017 was a unique opportunity for the Foundation to gather its closest ecosystem to celebrate philanthropy, from partners to philanthropists and friends.    

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October 2017

New Video: Perspectives on Philanthropy

Produced on the occasion of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s 10th anniversary and previewed during the event Great! by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation,which took place in Geneva on September 11th, this video gives the ambassadors and laureates a voice to depict philanthropy in their own way, illustrating its challenges and its diversity.  

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September 2017

A GREAT! evening for Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s 10th anniversary

On September 11, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation gathered more than 250 partners and friends in Geneva to mark its 10th anniversary. The Foundation took this opportunity to honor ten innovative philanthropic initiatives selected by the board. Carried out by private individuals, entrepreneurs and foundations, these initiatives all illustrate the diversity and demand of today’s philanthropy. Different […]

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August 2017

Video: discover the thematic philanthropic funds sheltered by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

Our thematic funds support projects around the world aimed at access to employment, and improving the health and living conditions of disadvantaged people. Thematic funds enable you to join forces with other philanthropists and benefit from professional project management at a much lower cost, while gaining experience and learning about the chosen theme. The Foundation […]

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August 2017

Second White Paper for Sustainable Finance Geneva

As a partner of Sustainable Finance Geneva, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation contributed to writing content in think-tank workshops and supported the publication of the book “Le monde change, la finance innove”, which discusses a number of philanthropic issues in terms of sustainability and financial innovation. For example, new strategies are emerging in the world of foundations, […]

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August 2017

First roundtable on philanthropy at the Verbier Festival

On July 28, the Verbier Festival and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation organised a conference on philanthropy, education and music. Moderated by Sylvain Besson, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of Le Temps, the round table was composed of a panel of committed actors whose diversity made it possible to highlight the link that each of them establishes between philanthropy […]

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July 2017

The NewGen, what expectations and added value?

This was the central issue that was addressed during a workshop conducted by Etienne Eichenberger, President of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation on the occasion of the 16th “Symposium des fondations” organized in Geneva on 7 June 2017 by SwissFoundations, the association of the swiss grant-making foundations. Philanthropy is in motion, just like the actors who make […]

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