10 actions, 10 highlights

Febru­ary 2022: the 10th issue of The Philanthropist is now here! A signi­fi­cant mile­stone and a great oppor­tu­nity to take a brief look back at ten StiftungSchweiz high­lights from the past two years. Thank you to all our loyal readers.


Janu­ary 2020

Increased digi­tal reach. Readers of The Philanthropist can now visit thephilanthropist.ch to access a weekly brie­fing news­let­ter and a daily feed with news from the sector.


May 2020

Two years of SwiPhiX: the first indus­try index, the Swiss Phil­an­thropy Perfor­mance Index, is laun­ched in part­ner­ship with Zürcher Kanto­nal­bank and published monthly from now on. It crea­tes perfor­mance trans­pa­rency and enables foun­da­ti­ons to better clas­sify their own invest­ment results.


Septem­ber 2020

The launch of Switzerland’s first and biggest dona­tion plat­form. Digi­tal dona­ti­ons can now be made with ease. Further digi­tal fund­rai­sing deve­lo­p­ments follow with a new inte­gra­ted dona­tion form and dona­tion button, QR code and fund­rai­sing landing page. und Spen­den­but­ton, QR-Code und Fundraising-Landingpage.


May 2021

Phil­an­thro­pic acti­vi­ties often tran­s­cend natio­nal borders. Published for the first time in 2021, this Euro­pean market study high­lights both the diffe­ren­ces and simi­la­ri­ties between the commit­ments and the progress of digitalisation.


Octo­ber 2021

The exten­ded range of online work­shops provi­des prac­ti­cal, specia­list know­ledge of digi­tal fundraising. 


Novem­ber 2021

StiftungSchweiz laun­ches Switzerland’s first online dona­tion maga­zine. It pres­ents a variety of orga­ni­sa­ti­ons and projects and provi­des valuable dona­tion tips. This online maga­zine is supple­men­ted by a free fort­nightly dona­tion newsletter.


Novem­ber 2021

We cele­brate winning the Q‑Award Digi­tal. thephilanthropist.ch is voted best digi­tal medium by Verle­ger­ver­band Schwei­zer Medien. 


Novem­ber 2021

The fami­liar, proven expert search for orga­ni­sa­ti­ons and projects is expan­ded. The new gene­ral search displays cross-plat­form results using the keyword search. As well as orga­ni­sa­ti­ons and projects, users can also find other content such as inte­res­t­ing artic­les, studies, educa­tio­nal mate­ri­als, etc.


Novem­ber 2021

Switzerland’s second foun­da­tion baro­me­ter is laun­ched. Around 250 foun­da­ti­ons provide an insight into their acti­vi­ties and an over­view of the current situa­tion and make predictions.


Decem­ber 2021

The people of Switz­er­land dona­ted a total of one billion Swiss francs in 2020. A record in a year domi­na­ted by coro­na­vi­rus. The large-scale ‘Spendad­vent’ dona­tion campaign, initia­ted by Zürcher Kanto­nal­bank in part­ner­ship with StiftungSchweiz, is inten­ded to encou­rage people to donate in the long term. The initia­tive has a wider impact thanks to a commu­ni­ca­tion campaign by StiftungSchweiz.

StiftungSchweiz is committed to enabling a modern philanthropy that unites and excites people and has maximum impact with minimal time and effort.

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