October 13, 2021
Zurich, Switzerland

Donations to Swiss charities rise during pandemic year but digital giving remains low

Swiss charities received a total of €1.9 billion (CHF 2.05 billion) in donations during 2020 – with households donating 10% more than in the previous year, […]
April 7, 2021
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2020 sparks increase in online giving among Swiss & German donors

2020 saw both one-off and regular online giving increase in Switzerland and Germany compared to the previous year, according to a report on digital fundraising by […]
January 13, 2021
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8 out of 10 Swiss households donated to aid organisations in 2019

Eight out of ten households in Switzerland donated to aid organisations in 2019, according to the latest Swiss donation report from Swissfundraising and the Zewo Foundation. […]
March 4, 2020
business

Swiss Foundation Report reveals mixed picture

A record number of Swiss foundations went into liquidation in 2019, but there was also an annual increase in the number of new foundations launched, a […]
March 4, 2020
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Swissfundraising prepares charities for Swiss Data Protection Act

The new Swiss Data Protection Act is expected to come into force by early 2021, bring data protection legislation broadly into line with with EU legislation, […]
February 5, 2020
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Generational change presents a challenge for fundraising in Switzerland

Research into donor demographics in Switzerland indicates a need for charities to be aware of the challenges generational change can present for fundraising. With people’s willingness […]