September 2016

2015 Annual Report

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is delighted to announce the publication of our 2015 annual report. The year 2015 was one of growth and continued success for the Foundation, ushering in several important changes in the Foundation’s structure and governance, as well as further growth in the number of funds hosted. In 2016, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation celebrated […]

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June 2016

Grant co-financed by the State of Geneva and SPF’s Education & Employment Fund

The State Council of Geneva has awarded Swiss Philanthropy Foundation a grant from the canton’s international solidarity fund totalling CHF 163,725 for the period 2016–2018. Funded by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation and led by Uganda Youth Development Link, the project aims to provide local-market focused job training to 500 young people aged 14 to 25. Link […]

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May 2016

Austria joins Transnational Giving Europe

The TGE network warmly welcomes Stiftung Philanthropie Österreich as a new member. This is a great opportunity for the network to extendits borders and support the growth of philanthropy in its 19 member countries. Swiss-based donors can now claim a tax deduction for donations made to public-interest organisations in Austria. Likewise, non-profit organisations in Switzerland […]

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March 2016

Promoting NewGen philanthropy

The first NewGen Council took place in Geneva from 19 to 21 February 2016. Organised by Swiss Philanthropy and WISE Philanthropy advisors, the event brought together 20 “NewGen” philanthropists aged 25 to 35 from around the world. The question of how to facilitate the younger generation’s vision and involvement was addressed through roundtables and […]

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February 2016

Xavier Isaac, Head of Salamanca Group Trust and Fiduciary, joins the foundation board

The Foundation Board is pleased to welcome its newest member, Xavier Isaac, Head of Salamanca Group Trust and Fiduciary. Xavier gained over 20 years of experience in management […]

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