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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.