The leading umbrella foundation: Governance and knowhow

The leading umbrella foundation Governance and knowhow

Simply donate

The independent and neutral Fondation des Fondateurs aims to make donating as easy as possible for you. Founded by a visionary couple in 2007, it is now the leading umbrella foundation in Switzerland. It is managed with proven philanthropy expertise and is professionally committed to the implementation of your funding goals.

Fondation des Fondateurs can assist you in the targeted establishment and efficient implementation of your foundation idea, free from the interests of third parties. Fondation des Fondateurs provides the necessary legal structures and takes care of all administrative and financial matters of your "foundation within the foundation". It enables you to devote yourself entirely to your grant making activities.

Versatile offer

In addition to the tailor-made establishment of a "foundation within the foundation", Fondation des Fondateurs also offers an option for one-time donations to charitable organizations. Furthermore, it is willing to assume the management of independent foundations. The endowment of foundations seeking funds is not the focus of the Fondation des Fondateurs.

Recognized experts

Fondation des Fondateurs sets standards in the area of "Foundation Governance". It adheres to the SwissFoundation Code, operates according to entrepreneurial principles and specifically orients its activities according to the respective founder's wishes. Its foundation board and management are recognized experts in the foundation sector. 

As a charitable umbrella foundation, Fondation des Fondateurs is tax-exempt and subject to the Swiss Federal Supervisory Authority for Foundations. As a member of SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grant-making foundations, Fondation des Fondateurs offers its sub-foundations access to SwissFoundations' network and events.