The Patronage Fund

Be they humanitarian or cultural, the projects supported by the SIG Patronage are many and varied, with activities related to fighting hunger, theatre for the disabled, and the management of rainwater, amongst others.


See projets supported in 2022

Apply to the patronage fund

You can apply for support online. Here is the list of documents to provide in support of your request:

  • Statuts de votre association

  • Présentation détaillée de votre projet

  • Budget prévisionnel

  • Adresse de votre site web (facultatif si pas de site)

  • Planning complet de la réalisation du projet

Apply for support



Deadlines for the submission of files


Tuesday 3 January 2023 (Committee meeting on 2 February)

Tuesday 7 March 2023 (Committee meeting on 5 April)

Tuesday 2 May 2023 (Committee meeting on 31 May)

Tuesday 15 August 2023 (Committee meeting on 13 September)

Tuesday 17 October 2023 (Committee meeting on 16 November).


Due to the large number of files submitted to the Management Committee, please respect these deadlines.

No derogation may be granted.

At each session, the first 100 files are reviewed. Other requests, although arriving on time, will automatically be postponed to the next session.

The Management Committee can change this limit of 100 files at any time due to special circumstances. 

Thank you for your understanding.



Management Committee

The members of the Management Committee include:


3 external persons selected by the Board of Directors:
Mrs Vanna Karamaounas (Présidente)
Mr Jean-Philippe Haas
Mr Roland-Daniel Schneebeli


2 SIG directors:


Mrs Sylvia Leuenberger
Mr Roger Golay


1 personnel representative, chosen by the SIG Personnel Committee:


Mrs Azra Kesan


1 representative of the company’s Senior Management:


Mr Vincent Collignon

Useful documents

Read the Patronage Fund regulations

Read the summary of the 2019 annual report


For more information on the support fund, send an e-mail to