The Benefits for You

Donations have maximum effect
With careful project evaluation and strict project controlling, we can assure you that your donations have the maximum possible effect. All administrative costs are borne by Credit Suisse AG.


No need for the expensive business of setting up your own foundation
By donating through SymAsia you can avoid start-up hassles and the financial, organizational and time costs required to set up your own foundation.


Tailor-made solutions with naming rights
The structure of the SymAsia Foundation facilitates tailor-made solutions in line with your individual wishes and needs. SymAsia offers you the advantages of your own foundation (Donor Advised Fund) with your choice of name and we will be pleased to advise you personally and comprehensively.


Tax exemption

Singapore taxpayers enjoy double tax deduction for cash donations made through SymAsia to approved Institutions of a Public Character (IPC) in Singapore. This tax deduction of 2.5 times applies to all cash donations made till 31 December 2018.


Participation in the grant-making and project review process

If you wish, you can get involved or elect a family member or delegate to participate in the grant-making process.


A prestigious Board of Directors
The members of our Board of Directors are leading public figures renowned for their specialist expertise.


Years of successful experience in foundation management

Credit Suisse has many years’ experience in project evaluation and selection, and maintains a network of contacts with a diverse range of Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) in Asia and around the world.


Targeted donations

Awards to projects are targeted and purposeful. You can decide whether only income is distributed, or whether the capital should also be used up over a specified period.


Transparent accounting

The Foundation will be subject to an annual external statutory audit by an international public accounting firm.

General conditions of use and important legal information.

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