Promotion of Research Funding

Fundraiso is the directory of foundations, funds and sponsors, which provides a complete and up-to-date list of all charitable foundations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Further addresses of funders from Switzerland and abroad are continuously added to the Fundraiso search index. The scope of the database and other functions (premium membership) is provided in this overview.

The University of Bern has a premium membership subscription to that can be used without limitation and free of charge by all researchers of the University of Bern and Inselspital.

You can access the website directly from any computer within the University network incl. Inselspital (or from anywhere with VPN) and use the premium Index without registration. There is an orange button at the top right ("Member network University of Bern") indicating that you are in the premium area of the platform.

Once you have entered the website, you can also register and set up your own account. This personalized access allows you to use the full range of services offered by (e.g., favourite lists, export to Excel, comments).

The premium newsletter informs you weekly about the newly established foundations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. If you would like to activate this newsletter for yourself, you can let us know by email.

The user guide will help you familiarize yourself with the functions of

A short video presents the premium membership of (in German, subtitles can be activated).