Annual Fund Annual Report 2018/19

Annual Fund 2018/19 Overview

The Annual Fund had its most successful year ever, with over CHF 228,000 raised to benefit STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) educational projects across the school. Thanks to the successful participation challenge, we also had one of the highest participation rates to date (32.5%) with hundreds of parents, faculty and staff and ZIS community members contributing!

Some of the Annual Fund 2018/19 accomplishments:

  • All Annual Fund planned projects were funded23 different projects on all 4 campuses and throughout the ZIS community (see following), with additional funds available to support STEAM offerings in 2019/20.
  • 1,360 students impacted
  • alumni networking events supported, with total attendance of 178
  • Average donation was CHF 673

We are grateful to all of our generous donors. View the list of 2018/19 donors.


The school and the Annual Fund offer fantastic programs that enrich our children's education.


Current parent



I believe strongly in the programs the Annual Fund supports.


Current Faculty


Completed Projects


These programs make me proud
to be a ZIS alumna...I’m happy
to play a small part.





If you are a member of the community, contributing what you can really counts to feel part of the mission of the school.


Current Parent



We appreciate how the school is continuously trying to get better.


Current Parent



I give to contribute to the amazing and dynamic educational opportunity ZIS affords to its students.




Thank You Video 2018/19

Many thanks to our 2018/19 volunteers:

  • Annual Fund Committee parent representatives: Andrea Demey (LS), Suzanne Long (ECC), Tomas Molvidson (MS), Suzanne Obenshain (new parents), Lily Quinn (US), Michela Ratti (at large), Lory Spier (LS)
  • Alumni representative: Tom Krebs AISZ '78
  • Zurich International School Foundation board members: Martin Hoekstra, Jeff Paulson, Phil Ryan, Jennifer Saxe


I've seen the incredible impact that the Annual Fund has ... and know that it is the children who ultimately benefit. 


Alumni Staff



Giving a tiny bit back. This school gave me so much!




First page of the PDF file: AnnualFundDonorList2018-19