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Our Partners: Charities and Non-Profit Organizations

Charities and non-profit organizations1 do a lot – in Switzerland and beyond. Through the selection of our partner organizations, we provide targeted support in a number of social areas such as education and research, culture, and environmental and social issues.

Aladdin Foundation
The Aladdin Foundation supports the families of children with serious illnesses or disabilities. It provides parental relief at the Children's Hospitals of Zurich and Lucerne, and also organizes vacation weeks for families. Additionally, the Foundation provides hospital housing for parents, so that they can be close to their sick child
B360 education partnerships
B360 brings European experts and African students together. The experts teach on a volunteer basis at universities in Africa, the students intern in Switzerland – a win-win for all. The partner universities include the largest university in Namibia, the University of Zambia, and the Technical University of Cape Town.
Check your Chance
Joining the work force can be a difficult hurdle for young people. Which is why the "Check your Chance" association facilitates career starts through various offers. It not only helps young people, it also promotes Switzerland as an education and employment center. Since the start of the project in 2010, over 8,800 young people have benefited from the offers.
kanthari Foundation Switzerland
The Kanthari Foundation Switzerland supports people in developing countries and other parts of the world. Together with the local population, it develops various projects. For instance, it fights youth unemployment in Nigeria, promotes agriculture in India, and reinforces children's rights in Uganda.
Children's Hospital Zurich – Eleonore Foundation
The Foundation is the trustee of the University Children's Hospital Zurich, one of the leading centers for pediatric and youth medicine in Europe. Many children that cannot be helped elsewhere are cared for at the hospital. The Children's Hospital has 2,000 committed employees who look after approximately 100,000 young patients per year.

myblueplanet                   

Through various education and participation offers, the Swiss climate protection non-profit promotes the expansion of renewable energy, efficient energy use, and the reduction of greenhouse gases. The creative myblueplanet campaigns show how each and every one of us can actively save CO2; With "Bike4Car," for instance, you can test an e-bike for free and not use your car. 

Pro Juventute  

For over 100 years, Pro Juventute has been dedicated to the needs and rights of children and families in Switzerland through consulting, workshops, and financial assistance. The Foundation wants to give children the freedom to have their own experiences, thus reinforcing their self-confidence. Over 300,000 children and 100,000 parents benefit from the offers annually. 

Childhood Cancer Research Foundation Switzerland
The Foundation is the only private organization in Switzerland supporting research on cancer in children and young people. New, innovative therapies and medications tailored to young people increase the chances of recovery. This is why the Foundation finances selected research projects with the help of donations and bequests. 

Swiss Youth Music Competition (SJMW) Foundation

The SJMW Foundation promotes new musical talent in Switzerland and offers young talents the opportunity to prove themselves to an interested audience and renowned judges. Every year, more than 1,500 young people take part in the SJMW. Accordingly, it has been a springboard for music careers for years.

Swiss Red Cross               

As a diverse humanitarian organization, the Swiss Red Cross operates in the fields of health, rescue, and social integration, as well as disaster response, reconstruction, and development cooperation. Many committed employees and volunteers focus on relieving human suffering, mostly in Switzerland, but also abroad.

1 The pre-selected non-profit organizations are domiciled in Switzerland and are known for their social commitment. Organizations are also selected on the basis of their tax status as non-profit organizations in the respective Swiss cantons in which they are domiciled (e.g. a non-profit organization domiciled in Zurich and recognized as a non-profit organization in the Canton of Zurich), as well as on recognition of the tax-deductibility of donations to the organization by the tax authority of the respective canton in which the organization is domiciled. Also note that although these non-profit organizations have been carefully selected by Credit Suisse, they are not legally or economically associated with CREDIT SUISSE (Switzerland) Ltd. (the "Bank"), and the Bank neither supervises nor controls their activities or investments.

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