The Julius Baer Foundation supports organisations that help children, teenagers, and young adults.


  • elea Foundation – Bago Sphere in Philippines
    Providing professional training to underprivileged youths, enabling them to secure jobs in the fast-growing call-centre industry.
  • elea Foundation - Dharma Life in India
    Giving rural households in India access to products sold at an affordable price
    by creating a rural distribution network.
  • Scintillae Foundation in Burma, Myanmar
    Equips schools in Burma with the necessary infrastructure.
  • SITECO in Indonesia
    Developing a campus for technical vocational education in mechatronics and polymechanics following the dual educational model.
  • Smiling Gecko in Cambodia
    Offering vocational training in a newly built textile factory.


  • AoZ – Future Kids in Switzerland
    Providing coaching to immigrant children in Switzerland to help their
    integration in primary schools.
  • METAdrasi in Greece
    Providing transit accommodation for unaccompanied minor refugees in order to
    prevent violence during their transit phase.
  • SOLIDAR SUISSE in Kosovo
    Helping young people in Kosovo to enter the work force by providing better
    vocational training and information on careers. 
  • ALBISBRUNN in Switzerland
    Teaching vulnerable young people how to look after themselves, interact
    meaningfully in society, and master the skills they need to earn a living.


  • elea Foundation - Mom& Pop Shop Project in Kenya
    Sharing business knowledge to ensure the survival of traditional neighbourhood
  • Xhuma in South Africa
    Fostering a saving mentality (how to save up for education), ensuring lasting
    behavioural change in South Africa.


  • SWISSAID in Nicaragua
    Empowering youths in Nicaragua through a training course to strengthen
    agricultural skills.
  • Fundación Educación in Latin America
    Providing scholarships to young and promising talents from low-income families
    so that they can study at one of the leading local colleges or universities.


  • FANTOCHE Animated Film Festival – since 2014
    Audience award for the international best animated film.
  • Fotomuseum Winterthur – P3 Post-Photography Prototyping Prize
    A new prize supporting the work of young artists specialising in post-photography.