CALENDAR – Le potentiel de la philanthropie transfrontalière en Europe: mise à jour des pratiques actuelles et témoignages.

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation together with Transnational Giving Europe has the pleasure to confirm the taking place of the public conference on the potential of cross-border philanthropy, October 17, 17h30 - 19h30 in Geneva.

UPDATE – Community Foundation for Ireland

Our Irish partner is only operating as receiving partner since Irish tax law allows foreign charities to register with the Irish Charities Regulator.

EFA – Overcoming the Barriers to Cross-Border Giving

Ludwig Forrest shared his thoughts on the barriers and opportunities of cross-border giving - An interview by the European Fundraising Association.+

CALENDAR – On tour 2018: Round table on the 10 trends that shape today’s philanthropy

On Thursday 7 June 2018 at the Impact Hub in Lausanne, the Center for Philanthropy Studies of the University of Basel (CEPS) and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation are organising a breakfast meeting to discuss the evolution of philanthropy and its practices over the past 10 years.



How does it work? Transnational Giving Europe is a network of prestigious philanthropic institutions collaborating internationally to foster charitable giving within Europe and covers 19 countries.

+ more

Partner Countries


Fondazione Lang Europe Onlus
Fondazione Lang Europe Onlus

Fondazione Lang Italia
Piazza Sant'Ambrogio, 2
20123 Milano
Tel. +39-02-36635131


Foundation for Poland
Foundation for Poland

ul. Kłopotowskiego 6/61 03-717 Warsaw Poland
Tel. : +48-22-54 25 880


Swiss Philanthropy Foundation
Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

Rue De-Grenus 3 - Case postale 2097 1211 Genève 1 Switzerland
Tel. : +41-22-732 55 54


Fondation de Luxembourg
Fondation de Luxembourg

12 Rue Erasme BP 281 2012 Luxembourg
Tel. : +352-274 748 1


 Ireland is temporarily inoperative in TGE
Ireland is temporarily inoperative in TGE

For more information please contact your national partner or


The Transnational Giving Europe network welcomes and supports this momentum and the progress that has already been made regarding changes to the national laws of Member States in two ways - By continuing to seek new partners to increase tax-effective giving in all Member States of the EU until all legal and practical barriers to cross-border giving within the EU are removed. - By providing concrete, valuable and free information to donors, intermediaries and beneficiaries that wish to give or receive a cross-border donation or legacy.

+ more


You can register for the free newsletter service here. You will receive an e-mail in your mailbox every time significant information or important news concerning cross-border philanthropy in Europe are released.

Invitations to important international seminars or conferences on this issue as well as reports on their outcome will also be communicated.


    TGE envisions a generous Europe of secure and facilitated cross-border philanthropy

    We aim to facilitate cross-border philanthropy in Europe by providing a secure and efficient solution to enable donors to give; to promote cross-border philanthropy through the exchange of information and best practices; to improve and extend the TGE network to new countries as a trusted and practical service for a tax-effective philanthropy across Europe.

    We are committed to: - Promoting solidarity across European borders - Transparency, integrity and non-discrimination - Firm due diligence