May 31, 2022

Switzerland sees a new foundation created for each day of the year in 2021

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Switzerland saw 365 new foundations created in 2021 – the highest number for five years. New support approaches are also on the […]
March 16, 2022

365 Swiss foundations established in 2021 but sector consolidation continues

A large number of new foundations were established in Switzerland in 2021 according to a preview of the 2022 edition of the Swiss Foundation Report – […]
February 9, 2022

Swiss report reveals how pandemic changed attitudes & behaviour towards nonprofits

In Switzerland, the pandemic triggered solidarity with those in need, changed donation behaviour, drove nonprofit digital transformation, and shaped media reports on the sector, according to […]
October 13, 2021

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

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

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. […]