The Fondation pour Genève is a private institution of recognized public interest, the main mission of which is to support the actions of the federal and Geneva authorities in favouring Geneva’s international development. It is directed by Fabrice Eggly and chaired by Marc Pictet.
It works to enhance Geneva’s visibility, attractiveness and openness to the world, in particular by supporting the actions of the federal and cantonal authorities in favour of Geneva’s international development. It supports and federates the International Circle, the Diplomatic Club of Geneva, the Eduki Foundation, the GVA2 Association and the Newcomers Network.
With the support of multinational companies, private patrons, and other institutions, the Fondation pour Genève dedicates more than one million Swiss francs each year to the promotion of Geneva and the region.
The Foundation was established on 13 January 1976, in accordance with Article 80 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code. It is registered in Geneva’s Commercial Register and is subject to the supervision of the Federal Supervisory Board for Foundations, in Bern. It is entirely non-profit and is neither political nor religious in nature.