Press

May 2020

Heidi.news | Point du jour by Etienne Eichenberger

Etienne Eichenberger is the guest of Heidi.news “Point du jour”, dedicated today to philanthropy. This episode revealed incredible outbursts of generosity and simple gestures of solidarity, revealing the best of ourselves. We invite you to discover it online. Swiss Philanthropy Foundation thanks Heidi.news for this opportunity to remind the importance and the role of philanthropy […]

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May 2020

SPF Blog on Le Temps | “Support the angels share”

Martial Paris, managing partner at WISE – philanthropy advisors, is a guest of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation’s blog on the Temps platform. It reflects the realities experienced by NGOs on the ground and the challenges encountered in carrying out their missions with the poorest in these times of pandemic. He urges donors to be flexible and […]

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April 2020

Tribune de Genève | WHO has approached a Geneva-based foundation to raise funds

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation has been working alongside the World Health Organization in the fight against COVID19 . As a host foundation, our role is to accompany the WHO in raising funds in Switzerland and Europe for the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund, to help support “a global response to […]

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April 2020

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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March 2020

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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April 2020

WHO joins forces with the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, AGEFI

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the first and only fund for individuals, companies and institutions to contribute to the global response to COVID-19. To expand the global donor network, WHO has partnered with two charitable foundations: Swiss Philanthropy Foundation and United Nations Foundation. Both foundations will receive donations, which will then be used […]

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March 2020

A fund against coronavirus launched via Geneva, « Le Temps »

Find the Covid19 Fund in the columns of the newspaper Le Temps, with the testimony of Etienne Eichenberger, Chairman of Swiss Philanthropy Foundation.  “We are making our infrastructure and expertise available to this initiative and to donors to facilitate the collectof donations while forwarding them to the World Health Organization (WHO)” explains Etienne Eichenberger.  Discover […]

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March 2020

How do we give today? Réformés, March 2020

The last issue of the newspaper “Réformés” devoted a file on the new ways of giving today. The opportunity for Etienne Eichenberger, President of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, to share his view on the culture of giving today, and how to encourage it? In the last ten years, social networks have changed the way of […]

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August 2019

La philanthropie, un concept mal compris, AGEFI, vendredi 26 juillet 2019

Pour la deuxième année consécutive et dans le cadre de la programmation Unlimited du Festival, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation a renouvelé sa collaboration avec la Fondation du Verbier Festival, en organisant la nouvelle édition du Verbier Festival Philanthropy Forum. Retour sur l’événement qui s’est déroulé le samedi 20 et dimanche 21 juillet 2019 à Verbier. Retrouvez […]

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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 released on March 12 2019 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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