Famsa Foundation has been set up in 2011 by Bernard Sabrier with the main purpose of holding a controlling interest in the Unigestion Group. 

Since its inception, Famsa Foundation has conducted a significant nonprofit activity. It has thus received in excess of 100 funding requests and made large financial contributions to a number of projects in the charitable, educational, cultural and medical fields (see the list of the main grantees below).

  • Provide long-term stability and guidance to its strategic investments

  • Invest part or all dividends and profits from its portfolio to support NGO's or specific projects

Promote or protect integrity, tolerance, dignity, respect, excellence, transparency, sustainability and accountability

  • Invest with passion

  • Donate with wisdom


Famsa Foundation focuses on the following areas :

  • Arts and culture

  • Environmental conservation

  • Humanitarian action and specific children's needs 

  • Research

  • Respect and defense of human rights

  • Sport

Bay of Islands International Acade
Children Action
Clair Bois
Colonie Saint Gervais
Emirates Team New Zealand
Epic Foundation
Association Etonnants Voyageurs
Geneva Camerata
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  • Bernard Sabrier, President

  • Yasmina Sabrier, Member

  • David Turysk, Member



  • Maurice Dabbah

  • Shelby du Pasquier

  • Patrick Fenal


Famsa Foundation seeks to fund socially responsible projects with the following criteria  :


  • Meaningful, feasible and manageable goals

  • Implementation plan and clear sens of needed steps to accomplish the project

  • Evaluation procedures and proper tools to measure outcomes

  • Strong, committed leadership and high quality staff

  • A proven track record

  • Demonstrating leverage (financial, competences, transmission, etc.)

  • Financial stability

Read about Famsa Foundation  and check whether your project fits with the Foundation's priorities and objectives. If there is a fit, complete and submit the information requested form here.  Attachments should be sent at famsa@famsafoundation.org.

The project will be assessed based on the form and documents provided. In case of interest further information could be requested. 

Written answer will be sent within 2 months.



Famsa Foundation

Rübeldorfstrasse 11

3792 Saanen