Value profile for the Board of Foundation

Values describe the characteristics and qualities that are attributed to ideas, facts, patterns of action, character traits or even goods. At the top strategic level of the Board of Trustees in particular, it is very important to create transparency with regard to values before taking up a mandate.

The following document (German only) is intended to help with this:


Foundation Governance for the Board of Foundation

Today, the Swiss Foundation Code is one of Europe's most renowned good governance guidelines for charitable foundations and sees itself as a self-regulatory and application-oriented tool. Its generally formulated principles and richly annotated recommendations on the topics of establishment, management, promotion and finance can be applied to all types and sizes of charitable foundations:

Swiss Foundation Code 2021 English.pdf


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