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Alexandra Güntzer
Head of Communication
  • Corporate Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations
Sabine Gysi
Communication Manager
  • BOLD – Blog on Learning and Development
Cathrin Jerie
Project Manager Talent Network/Communication
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Sylvana Klang
Project Manager Communication
  • Corporate Communications
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At a glance

45
Programs & Projects newly approved in 2016
36.821. Mio CHF
Payments for grants in 2016
4.9 Mrd CHF
Foundation assets as of 31. Dezember 2016
Goal 1

Science of Learning
Goal 2

Early Education


Goal 3

Rural Livelihoods


In 2020 we will be be able to say that within our thematic priority of “Science of Learning” we explore the frontiers of individualized learning and intervention. We do this by generating research insights and innovation related to the biological, technological, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of learning.In 2020 we will be able to say that within our thematic priority “Early Education” we help to formulate comprehensive early education policies in Switzerland and other European countries. We do this by developing systematic programs designed to promote equal opportunity at the school-entry level and emphasizing the societal returns of education.In 2020 we will be able to say that within our thematic priority “Rural Livelihoods” we work to improve the lives of the rural population of Ivory Coast both today and in the future. We do this by nurturing an ecosystem of private and public stakeholders dedicated to the common goal of enhancing educational quality.
Goal 4
Learning Organization

Goal 5
Content Marketing

Goal 6
Leverage Funding

Goal 7
Develop Talent

In 2020 we will be able to say that the Jacobs Foundation has been transformed into a learning organization. In 2020 we will be able to say that the Jacobs Foundation has successfully focused its communication strategy on content marketing. In 2020 we will be able to say that the Jacobs Foundation has significantly leveraged its core funding. In 2020 we will be able to say that the Jacobs Foundation attracts, retains and develops talent within the network of the Foundation.

Video about the Jacobs Foundation

Videos about the Klaus J. Jacobs Awards

The Jacobs Foundation has awarded the 2016 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize and Best Practice Prize honoring outstanding achievements in research and practice in the field of child and youth development. 300 international guests of politics, science, business and culture attended the awards ceremony on December 2, 2016, at the University of Zurich.

Research Prize 2016

Best Practice Prize 2016

Welcome speech – Lavinia Jacobs

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