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About Us

The Zurich International School Foundation, Inc. is a U.S. non-profit organization, established in 2003, with the mission of supporting education, and particularly Zurich International School.

The Board of Directors are elected annually and include:

Miguel Burger-Calderon
Brooklyn, New York

Marten Hoekstra
Fargo, North Dakota

Elsa Hernández-Donohue
Zurich, Switzerland

Gil Katzman
Miami, Florida

Jennifer Saxe
Concorde, Massachusetts

Brian Scanlon
New York, New York

Renée Zaytsev
Weehawken, New Jersey

President: Elsa Hernández-Donohue
Secretary / Treasurer: Michaela Seeger

All donations made to the “Zurich International School Foundation Inc.” are tax deductible for US donors (IRS 501(c)(3) Tax ID No. 13-6261035).

ZIS Middle school girls in class
ZIS Upper School student working in the Media Center


How the ZIS Foundation works

Donors who want to support Zurich International School can make a U.S. dollar donation to the Zurich International School Foundation, Inc. The ZIS Foundation provides a receipt of tax deductiblity.

Each year, the ZIS Foundation board meets and, among other business, evaluates grant proposals from Zurich International School for educational enhancement priorities. Successful grant proposals receive support from the Foundation.

See "Giving" for more information about how to make a donation to the Zurich International School Foundation. Thanks!