The JTI Foundation (Stiftung JT International) is a charitable organization registered under Swiss law and financially endowed by JT International SA. It was set up in 2001, and is a member of SwissFoundations – the Association of Swiss grant-making Foundations – and the European Foundation Centre.
They help less privileged people and victims of natural or man-made disasters improve their quality of life. They achieve this by supporting organizations that implement programs they believe are relevant and appropriate.
They seek partnerships with organizations that place beneficiaries at the center of their work.
They work with organizations that apply the highest standards of project management.
They build long-term partnerships.
They encourage their partner organizations to work together to achieve greater effectiveness.
They support Disaster Relief initiatives, but their main focus is on Disaster Risk Reduction.
They consider Disaster Risk Reduction a critical element of every sustainable development program.