First Belt and Road International Philanthropy Talents Exchange Program held

The first Belt and Road “International Philanthropy Talents Exchange Program”, launched during the third World Philanthropy Forum in 2018, was held between May 10 and 17 in Hong Kong and Bangkok. The program was jointly ...

17th “Case Forum” discusses Chinese and international environmental lawsuits

The Supreme People’s Court Judicial Case Research Institute, the Environmental Resources Trial Chamber and the international NGO ClientEarth jointly held the the 17th “Case Forum” at the National Judges College on the 20th of May. The ...

Crowdfunding campaigns come under scrutiny again

A crowdfunding effort on behalf of a well-known comedian has turned into China’s latest controversy over crowdfunding. On April 8, xiangsheng (crosstalk) comedian Wu Hechen suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and was hospitalized in Beijing. His condition has ...

China Charity Alliance holds summit and releases first nationwide charity agreement

On May 11, the China Charity Alliance held their Member Summit’s second session in Langfang, Hebei Province. The summit elected a new executive council and leadership structure. Member and Deputy Director of the Party Group ...
Report released on online fundraising in China in 2018

Report released on online fundraising in China in 2018

A report recently released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs provides a picture of the online fundraising landscape in China for 2018. Over the course of the year, the 20 official platforms for online public ...

China Red Cross donates $100,000 to Sri Lanka victims

On April 21, 250 people were killed and 500 were injured in a series of bombings in Sri Lanka. According to the Chinese embassy, six of those killed and five of those injured were Chinese ...

List of fields of activity and supervisory units for overseas NGOs updated for 2019

An updated version of the “List of Fields of Activity, Categories of Projects and Professional Supervisory Units (PSUs) for Overseas NGOs Carrying out Activities in Mainland China” has been published by China’s Ministry of Public ...

Second “Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network Forum” held in Beijing

The second Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network Forum was held in Beijing on April 27 and 28. 170 Chinese and international NGOs from 22 countries and areas participated in the forum. Over the next two years, ...

Japanese NGO Green Net registers in Inner Mongolia

The Public Security Bureau of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region recently issued the Japanese NGO Green Net with its registration certificate. During the ceremony Otaki Takashi, the chief representative of the Inner Mongolia office of the ...

First Scotland-China joint learning program on social enterprises held in Beijing

The Social Enterprise Academy held the first “Scotland:China Impact Link” learning program on April 15 and 16 in Beijing. 32 people from 10 provinces working in the social enterprise sector attended the two-day event. The ...

Ministry of Civil Affairs releases annual plan to support social organizations

China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs has released its annual policy document on government support for social organizations providing social services, entitled the “2019 Plan for Implementing the Central Financial Support for Social Organizations Participating in ...

2019 Global Youth Program for Combatting Desertification opens in Inner Mongolia

The opening ceremony of the 2019 Global Youth Program for Combatting Desertification was recently held in Ordos City, Dalad Banner, Inner Mongolia, according to a report by the official account of the Ministry of Public ...
Alipay issues first-ever electronic invoice for an individual donation

Alipay issues first-ever electronic invoice for an individual donation

On April 11, a woman in Beijing received the first electronic invoice for an individual donation issued by an Internet donation platform in China. The invoice was issued for a donation to the “Send a ...

Report on social organizations fighting domestic violence published

The China Foundation Center published the “Report on the Status and Needs of Anti-Domestic Violence Social Organizations” on April 15, with the support of the EU representative group in China and the Asia Foundation. The ...

Italy’s AIFO starts innovative mental health training program in Heilongjiang

The Heilongjiang representative office of the Italian Association “Amici di Raoul Follereau” (AIFO) recently organized a training program in Harbin, in cooperation with the Ha’erbin City Mental Health Prevention and Cure Office. The program aims to ...

Family charitable foundations becoming an important force in Chinese philanthropy

The China Philanthropy Research Institute, along with the China Global Philanthropy Institute, published the China Family Charitable Foundation Development Report (2018) on the 15th of January 2019. Here we will introduce some of the key ...

AVPN releases report on philanthropy in China

Editor’s Note AVPN (Asian Venture Philanthropy Network) has just released an insightful report on philanthropy in China. Below you can read AVPN’s original press release. You can download and read the report here.    5 April ...

Pre-tax deduction policy for corporate poverty alleviation donations announced

The Chinese government has announced a new pre-tax deduction policy for enterprises that make donations in the area of poverty alleviation. This appears to be in line with the government’s official promotion of “targeted poverty ...