Fondation Botnar acts as a catalyst, connecting diverse partners and investing in scaleable AI and digital innovation to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people in growing urban environments around the world.
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Find out what Fondation Botnar and the sector is saying about the future of healthcare.
Our approach is emergent and entrepreneurial, highlighting a vision and setting a clear objective for the foundation. Our journey is from a grant maker to a change maker.
Fondation Botnar provides a range of funding opportunities to enable pioneering research and innovation, and to help realise ground-breaking initiatives within our strategic focus.
Finance & governance
We are a member of SwissFoundations, and we commit to best practice governance in line with the principles and recommendations of the Swiss Foundation Code.
The Botnar legacy
The foundation was founded in 2003 by Marcela Botnar to continue the philanthropy of herself and late husband, Octav. We remain true to our humble family roots by maintaining their philanthropic legacy and continuing a number of targeted legacy investments.