How to support us?

The Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation is a state-approved non-profit and tax-deductible foundation, supported entirely by private and public donations. By making a donation, you can actively support the core missions of the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation: discovering and fostering new talents in the early stages of their careers, supporting creativity and career development and making music accessible to one and all.

Recognized as a charity in US, the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation is able to accept tax-deductible donations, also from American donors in partnership with CAF America. Visit our page on their website.

Why should you donate to the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation?
  • You will be supporting the emerging scene and help us to coach new artists.
  • You will help us to book up-and-coming musicians for one of the free stages of the Montreux Jazz Festival, a world-class Festival and a spring board for newcomers.
  • As a music lover, you want to share your passion with others giving something back.
  • Music is everywhere but you will support free live music that provides unique emotions. 
Make a donation

We are deeply appreciative of any donation we receive. Indeed, each gift is paramount in ensuring the success of our work, as well as in launching the careers of emerging artists.

Join the Talent Circle

Becoming member of the Talent Circle, you contribute to strengthen the endeavors of the Foundation and to grow its initiatives. As individual patrons of the arts, you receive regular news about our projects, your are invited to attend the activities that take place during the Montreux Jazz Festival and those we organize year-round in Switzerland and abroad.

Please address donations to:
UBS SA, Case postale, CH – 1800 Vevey
Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation
Avenue Claude Nobs 5
1820 Montreux

IBAN: CH82 0024 9249 8169 2101Y
Bank account number: 249 - 816921.01Y

If your are an American patron, please pass through Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF) to make your donation. Please contact Mrs Viviane Rychner Raouf now for any queries about donations.


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Public and private patrons
Loterie romande
Dillon found
Commune de Montreux
Canton de Vaud
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Individual patrons
Mr. and Mrs. Rémy and Verena Best
TRH Prince Robert and Princess Julie de Luxembourg
Mr. and Mrs. Giuseppe and Stephanie Zocco
Mrs. Sandra de Rubertis
Mr. and Mrs. Bart and Magali Deconinck
Mrs. Domitilla Weiller
Mr. and Mrs. Luis and Angela de Oliveira
Mr. and Mrs. Antoine and Yelena Ernst
Mr. and Mrs. Fares and Adla El-Sayegh
Mr. and Mrs. David and Mehra Rimer
Mr. and Mrs. Ahmed Nashaat and Maliha Al Tabari
Mr. Fabio Grassi
Mr. Lê-Binh Hoang
Mr. et Mme Georges and Martine Braunschweig
Artistic partners
Centre Culturel Suisse Paris
Istituto Svizzero - Rome Venice Milan
Pro Helvetia