Smaller projects

 
 
SAH Zürich

The project “CT2 Coaching Transfair” supports unemployed young adults who have completed a vocational apprenticeship in rapidly and sustainably entering into professional life.

CHF 12'000
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2016
www.sah-zh.ch/ct2  
 
 
Foundation Dreipunkt

The foundation prepares disadvantaged young adults to find employment, an apprenticeship or another suitable solution by putting them to work at sheltered workshops.

CHF 15'000
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2016
www.dreipunkt-lu.ch/werkstaetten  
 
 
Children's Circus Robinson

The innovative children’s circus is a sociocultural, extracurricular program for younger and older kids.

CHF 15'000
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2016
www.kinderzirkus.ch  
 
 
Foundation IPT

Under the slogan "Opening Chances and Giving a Sense of Purpose", the project provides new professional perspectives to people with health restrictions.

CHF 20'000
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2016
www.fondation-ipt.ch  
 
 
 
Pro Juventute
"My Future Job" is a program offered by Pro Juventute that helps teenagers and young adults in finding a professional perspective after the completion of their vocational training. The aim is to proactively counter youth unemployment.
CHF 24'000
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2016
www.projuventute.ch  
 
 
Education Workshop Bergwald
The BWBW offers education workshop to groups of students an apprentices. The workshops present a unique opportunity for ecological and social learning. Three forest-based project weeks that will take place in Alddorf, Surses and S-chanf will be funded by the Hirschmann Foundation.
CHF 18'000
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2016
www.bergwald.ch  
 
Radio4TNG
Radio4TNG is a youth radio station that is run by teenage and young adult volunteers. They take care not only of content-related tasks, such as editing, but also of administration processes and radio engineering..
CHF 4'000
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2016
www.radio4tng.ch  
 
 
LU Couture
The 31 aspiring clothing designers who study at the training atelier LU Couture are currently working on their own fashion line. It is going to be presented during a fashion show at the KKL in Lucerne on October 15, 2016. The project offers the opportunity to make students familiar with the entire process of conducting a fashion event.
CHF 10'000
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2016
www.lu-couture.ch  
 
 
Information Platform humanrights.ch

The web platform humanrights.ch has been informing about international human rights and their application in Switzerland since 1999. The extensive website serves as an important tool for human rights education. It provides complex background information about human rights topics that are supported by vivid illustrations.

CHF 20'000
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2016
www.humanrights.ch  
 
 
 
Youth Film Festival Switzerland
The Youth Film Festival Switzerland has been promoting up-and-coming filmmakers in Switzerland for 40 years already. The Hirschmann Foundation supports this year’s film workshop "2056 – Glancing into the Future"..
CHF 15'000
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2016
www.jugendfilmtage.ch  
 
 
LU Couture
The 31 aspiring clothing designers who study at the training atelier LU Couture are currently working on their own fashion line. It is going to be presented during a fashion show at the KKL in Lucerne on October 13, 2015. The project offers the opportunity to make students familiar with the entire process of conducting a fashion event.
CHF 10'000
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2015
www.lu-couture.ch  
 
 
IPM FHS St. Gallen

The FHS eBusiness Challenge aims at giving secondary school II students an understanding of occupations in the field of business administration and information systems, as well as showing them some attractive professional perspectives.

CHF 10'000
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2015
www.fhs-ebc.ch  
 
 
Crescenda

The business incubator Crescenda conducts a learning, counseling and coaching program for female immigrants and thus helps them in becoming economically independent.

CHF 20'000
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2015
www.crescenda.ch  
 
 
Swiss Academy for Development (SAD)

"Empowering Youth 4 Business" - supports young professionals and small businesses in Myanmar

CHF 50'000
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2014
www.sad.ch  
 
 
Compasso Plattform für Berufliche Wiedereingliederung

The Compasso-Internet Platform wants to boost reintegration and continued employment of employees with a disability impairing their performance and provides necessary information to this end. In order to have an even greater impact in the future, the three independent organizations Concerto-pro, Think Thank FER and the supporting association Compasso are going to cooperate under the name Compasso.

CHF 20'000
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2014
www.compasso.ch  
 
 
Mercy Air Switzerland

Mercy Air helps where normally no aid is going. They regularly provide supply by air to secluded an hardly accessible regions in Southern Africa. At present, one of their rescue helicopters urgently needs maintenance.

CHF 80'000
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2014
www.mercyair.ch
 
 
Visoparents Schweiz

A revovery week for parents of blind and visually impaired children, as well as children with multiple disabilities.

CHF 25'000
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2014
www.visoparents.ch
 
 
Kindermuseum Creaviva im Zentrum Paul Klee Bern

Supporting the conduct of workshops with school classes from all over Switzerland and of "Open" Ateliers for multi-generation audiences at the children's museum Creaviva.

CHF 30'000
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2014
www.creaviva-zpk.org
 
 
Masterclass "Piano Chamber Music" at the Festival TICINO MUSICA

A partial scholarship is being granted to eight young musicians from five different countries for the participation in Prof. Ulrich Koella’s masterclass (ZHdK – Zurich University of the Arts).

CHF 5'000
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2014
www.ticinomusica.com
 
 
Association "Fürzüg"

Fürzüg Art & Design is a small business that helps young people who have social and academic difficulties in finding an apprenticeship training position.

CHF 40'000
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2014
www.fuerzueg.ch
 
 
Casa Farfalla

The project "Child Care" offers professional and flexible child care for children and adolescents who suffer from mental or multiple disabilities.

CHF 30'000
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2014
www.casafarfalla.ch
 
 
Foundation "Feriengestaltung für Kinder" Switzerland

The foundation "holiday activities" allows children from single-parent families, underprivileged families, extended families or children’s homes to experience great and unforgettable holiday moments.

CHF 7'000
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2014
www.feriengestaltung.ch
 
 
pro Dock

The Dock Group, St. Gallen, offers perpetual employment contracts to adolescents who have been long-term unemployed. This pilot project for has been created, since the social security has to support more and more people between the age of 18 and 25 years

CHF 30'000
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2013
www.pro-dock.ch
 
 
Bayasgalant Children’s aid Mongolia

The objective of Bayasgalant Children’s aid Mongolia is to support Mongolian children and their families who live below the poverty line. Apart from the existing child care center, they are planning to build and open a preschool in 2014. .

CHF 25'000
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2013
www.bayasgalant.ch
 
 
 
 
Masterclass "Piano Chamber Music" at the Festival TICINO MUSICA

A partial scholarship is being granted to eight young musicians from five different countries for the participation in Prof. Ulrich Koella’s masterclass (ZHdK – Zurich University of the Arts).

CHF 5'000
Download report as PDF
2013
www.ticinomusica.com
 
 
Respect Camp St. Gallen

The Respect Camp will be conducted again in the city of St. Gallen in the framework of the ’IDA week‘ (Interreligious Dialogue and Action Week). It is going to take place from September 10 to 12, 2013 at the Klosterplatz in St. Gallen.

CHF 1'000
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2013
www.respect-camp.ch
 
 
Respect Camp Wil

The Respect Camp is a project for the prevention of violence aiming at adolescents between the ages 13 and 20. It is going to take place from September 19 to 21, 2013 at the Weierwiese in Wil.

CHF 1'000
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2013
www.respect-camp.ch
 
 
Platform Networking for Jobs

The booster club introduced the project ‚Personality Assessments‘ to enhance employment opportunities for job-seeking, qualified immigrants and Swiss remigrants, as well as enable them to become independent.

CHF 31'000
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2013
www.networking-for-jobs.ch
 
 
Street Soccer Academy

A voluntary education and sports project combining sports and care work

CHF 30'000
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2013
www.sportacademys.ch
 
 
Fondation EcoFormation

A sustainaible education and reforestation project in the region of SOFIA (Madagascar)

CHF 30'000
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2013
www.ecoformation.org/en/
 
 
Childrens's Circus Robinson

An innovative extracurricular program for younger and older kids

CHF 30'000
Download report as PDF
2013
www.kinderzirkus.ch
 
 
EAWAG / SODIS

Improving water, waste water, and hygiene in 20 Bolivian schools

CHF 50'000

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2012
www.sodis.ch
www.fundacionsodis.org  
 
 
AOZ Future Kids

Extracurricular tutoring and promotion of integration

CHF 25'000

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2012
www.aoz.ch  
 
 
Association BRASCRI

Supporting the economic development of smallholders in the Amazon region.

CHF 35'000

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2012
www.brascri.ch  
 
 
Swiss Organ Foundation in Romania (SSOR)

Practical developmental aid for young people in Romania: The foundation provides help to self-help by training young people in craftsman’s trade in their own country, but by sticking to the Swiss model.

CHF 50'000

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2012
www.ssor.ch  
 
 
Swiss Academy for Development (SAD)

Move 4 New Horizons: Holistic early intervention for underprivileged children in Nepal.

The three-year project provides a yearly fund of CHF 30,000, amounting to a total of CHF 90,000.

Download report as PDF
2011
www.sad.ch  
 
 
Mobile Palliative Care Team (MPCT) in the Hospital Region of Winterthur

The Mobile Palliative Care Team supports the local nursing service on site in demanding, complex and time-consuming palliative situations.

CHF 5'000
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2011
www.palliativecare-winterthur.ch  
 
 
Respect Camp

The Respect Camp is a project initiated by the churches that promotes peace during its interreligious project week (IDA). The IDA took place in September 2011 on the Kosterplatz square in St.Gallen with over 1,250 visitors.

CHF 1'000
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2011
www.repect-camp.ch  
 
 
Swiss Ornithological Institute, Sempach

The little owl is one of the most endangered bird species in Switzerland, with only 70 remaining breeding pairs. A research project by the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach aims at answering various questions concerning the little owl’s spatial use, migration and preservation.

CHF 50'000
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2011
www.vogelwarte.ch  
 
 
Film Project
Six Women on Their Way out of the Spirale of Violence

This film was produced by Claudia Pfäffli as partial fulfillment of her MA thesis at the Zurich University of the Arts. It documents on how a theater play against domestic violence in India comes into being.

CHF 10'000
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2011
www.pfaefflifilm.com  
 
 
Prison Research Switzerland

Research project about criminal law, imprisonment, and prisons in Switzerland; publishing of a handbook including 26 contributions by 15 authors. The Prison Research Association Switzerland in Basel aims at promoting the scientific research of imprisonment as an institution and the socio-historical and economic analysis of Swiss prisons.

CHF 20'000
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2011
www.gefo.ch  
 
 
The Compasso Platform for Professional Re-integration

The Compasso-Internet-Platform aims at re-integrating and re-employing disabled people in companies and provides necessary information about the issue.
The Association Compasso funds the platform.

CHF 60'000
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2011
www.compasso.ch  
 
 
Les Pinceaux Magiques

“The magic paintbrushes” offer colorful moments through silk painting therapy to ill children who need to stay at the hospital or at home.

CHF 10'000
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2011
www.pinceauxmagiques.ch  
 
 
Swiss Observatory for Asylum Law and Aliens Law

Raising awareness among the Swiss public about human rights issues, asylum and aliens law (Image: Jacek Pulawski, 2010)

CHF 10'000
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2011
www.beobachtungsstelle.ch  
 
 

Little Table – Spread Yourself!

Food aid for people in need in Switzerland

CHF 30'200
 
2011
www.tischlein.ch
 
 
 

Foundation “Herberge zum kleinen Glück“

A holiday resort for people with disabilities in Trogen

CHF 50'000
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2011
www.kleinesglueck.ch  
 
 

Swiss Library for the Blind and Reading Impaired, Zurich

New systematics of the mathematics braille

CHF 40'000
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2011
www.sbs.ch  
 
 
Médecins Sans Frontières
Nothilfe für Erdbebenopfer in Haiti
CHF 50'000
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2010
 
 
 
Nunnery Wurmsbach at the Upper Lake of Zurich
Equipment for the music room
CHF 30'000
2009
 
 
 
World Vision Schweiz
Agricultural tools and ploughs for Peru
CHF 100'000
Download report as PDF (583 KB)
2008
 
 
World Vision Schweiz

New perspectives for girls
Calcutta, India

CHF 100'000
Download report as PDF(780 KB)
2007
 
 
Médecins Sans Frontières
Aids project in Laos
CHF 100'000
Download report as PDF (91 KB)
2008
 
 
Academia Engelberg
Collaboration of YES students and the Swiss foundation of studies at the Academia Engelberg from 2007 to 2010
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CHF 20'000
2007
 
 
Einzelprojekte Entwicklungshilfe Afrika
Project by the organization for orphans at the Nile
CHF 10'000
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2007