The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations
The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations

Current programs

Best Practices in Philanthropy
Una Ciudad, Muchos Mundos
The initiative Una Ciudad, Muchos Mundos – Arte y Comunidades develops community-based cultural projects and research/action projects aimed at encouraging people to reflect on issues of urban life.
An educational and artistic training program linking the creative process with social impact.
Liaisons Urbaines
Liasons Urbaines is a program for enhancing public spaces in African cities through experimental and sustainable interventions that combine urban planning, design, art and heritage.
MOOCs Afrique
Developing the use of MOOCs in African universities to improve the professional integration of students—that’s the aim of the project rolled out by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne.
The Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship
Creating an international network of leaders for social change: this is the challenge set by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations with its AdR Fellowship program.
Archimedeans & Entrepreneurs (A&E): A training program and platform for African entrepreneurs showing great potential—an ESPartners and Injaro Investments initiative
The School of Philanthropy
With a focus on 8 to 11-year-olds, the School of Philanthropy works with teachers and educators to ensure that the next generation is enlightened and socially engaged.
Fondation Adolphe de Rothschild
The Foundation Adolphe de Rothschild is an university hospital at the forefront of care, research, and cooperation on eye and brain diseases.
Dianoura! is an unprecedented project organized by Orchestra at School. It allows primary and secondary school musical ensembles to take part in a large, professional concert.
Scale Up
Scale Up is a program offered by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations and ESSEC. It offers support to high-impact social enterprises that are ready to scale up.
2nd Chance
2nd Chance is a charity that fights for access to reconstructive surgery in disadvantaged and post-conflict regions of the world.
An entrepreneur support program for socially responsable Spanish growth, supported by UnLtd Spain and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations.
Philanthropy Chair - ESSEC Business School
Strengthen the positive impact of European philanthropy through research, teaching and advocacy. Such is the ambition of the Philanthropy Chair of ESSEC.
Ensemble Connect
A musical residency program that combines artistic excellence, social engagement, and training for the Ensemble Connect musicians.
Guggenheim Social Practice
Led by New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Social Practice is a socially engaged project exploring the potential impact of participatory art on society.
Polaritats is a coaching program that aims to boost the employability of young graduate artists and improve their entrepreneurial projects.
Actions de médiation culturelle Théâtre de Vidy
The Vidy Theater in Lausanne is undertaking several cultural outreach efforts to expose to the performing arts audiences that are otherwise not theater-engaged.
Master TRANS - de la Head
Art’Lib, a project spearheaded by the students of the TRANS— Master's Program of the Geneva School of Art and Design uses collaborative art to bring to life a cultural space in the heart of an underprivileged area.
Ier Acte
Supporting young talented actors whose diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds have limited their access to the professional world of theater—such is the objective of Ier Acte.
Bridging - FIAF
Bridging: an initiative by FIAF and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations that examines the reality of cultural diversity on both sides of the Atlantic and endeavors to propose some concrete solutions.
The arcades: Walter Benjamin
From March to August 2017, this exhibition at the Jewish Museum brings together archives and contemporary art associated with the Arcades Project, one of Walter Benjamin’s emblematic works.
Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy
The Gstaad Academy offers specific training for young professional and amateur musicians and the opportunity to perform on the recognized stage of the Gstaad Menuhin Festival