April 27, 2023

Remembering Barbara Crole-Rees: founding member of EFA & Swissfundraising

EFA was sad to hear of the recent death of one of our founding members, Barbara Crole-Rees. As well as being an EFA founding member, Barbara […]
July 13, 2022

Survey reveals funding opportunity for Swiss nonprofits operating globally

A survey into the involvement of Swiss grant-making foundations in international giving has revealed an opportunity for more nonprofits to receive support. While many Swiss grant-making […]
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, […]