Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation is a private, charitable foundation dedicated to supporting innovative, lasting solutions that improve lives, empower communities, and strengthen connections to the land.

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Recent News from Wyss Foundation

Newspapers chase philanthropic grants to fill coverage gaps
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Wyss Foundation

A few months earlier, The New York Times announced it had named former Seattle Times executive Sharon Chan to be its vp of philanthropy, a...more

Conservation groups acquire 16000 acres in Camden
Foundation: Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Wyss Foundation

The Conservation Fund and Open Space Institute, or OSI, announced ... from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation and other philanthropic grants...more

'Dark Money' Behind Publicly Funded Abortion Push
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation, Gates Foundation, Moore Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Wyss Foundation

"The line between philanthropy and political advocacy at Arabella is blurry indeed," ... to the Arabella's stated mission of "philanthropy and impact investing. ... such large and...more

Protein design named an Audacious project
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Wyss Foundation

... $45 million in funding through The Audacious Project, a philanthropic collaborative that ... some of the most respected organizations and individuals in philanthropy—the Skoll Foundation,...more

From Azim Premji to Carlos Slim: The World's Most Generous Billionaires Outside Of The US
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Wyss Foundation

Former billionaire and philanthropy icon Chuck Feeney has given away ... hit the billion-dollar giving mark are stepping up their philanthropic...more

LafargeHolcim Announces 2018-2019 Gygi and von Wyss Scholarship Recipients
Foundation: Wyss Foundation


Historic Dupont Circle home of Thomas Nelson Page sells to one of DC's top foundations
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation has acquired the Thomas Nelson Page House at ... Form 990, the Wyss Foundation paid out $35.3 million in grants in...more

Historic Dupont Circle home of Thomas Nelson Page sells to one of DC's top foundations
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation's philanthropic purpose largely keys on land conservation, children's health (it has assisted the Georgetown University...more

Wyss, Doris Duke foundations renew partnerships with NAU's Landscape Conservation Institute
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Wyss Foundation

This program is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, whose mission is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants...more

With Africa's Wilds Facing Growing Threats, A Billionaire Steps Up
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

One thing Hansjörg Wyss likes to spend his billions on is protecting land, and he thinks big. So while Wyss has been diversifying his philanthropy...more

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The Social Investment Tax Relief

The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.

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