Third World Philanthropy Forum comes to a close

Editor’s Note This and edited and abbreviated version of a press release originally produced by the World Philanthropy Forum.   The third “World Philanthropy Forum” came to a close in Shanghai on September 6. Hosted ...
Fourth 9/9 Philanthropy Day comes to an end: 1.4 billion Yuan raised

Fourth 9/9 Philanthropy Day comes to an end: 1.4 billion Yuan raised

The fourth edition of Tencent’s annual 9/9 Philanthropy Day formally ended at midnight on September 9th. According to data from Tencent, during the event’s three-day run more than 28 million individual donations from the public ...

Report reveals funding trends in environmental protection

Ford Conservation & Environmental Grants, China (CEGC) has been supporting environmental protection projects in China since 2000. Every year since 2016 it has released an annual report on the development of environmental NGOs, aiming to ...

First China Charity Credit List Released

On the 3rd of September, a press conference was held in Tsinghua University to mark the release of the China’s Top Trustworthy Charities of 2018, China’s first charity credit list. The list was jointly completed ...

China’s fourth “9/9 Philanthropy Day” starting tomorrow

Yesterday in Shenzhen the Tencent Charity Foundation held the opening ceremony for the fourth “9/9 Philanthropy Day” online charity event. The fourth edition of Tencent’s hugely successful fundraising event will take place from the 7th to the 9th of ...
Third World Philanthropy Forum opens in Shanghai

Third World Philanthropy Forum opens in Shanghai

Editor’s Note This press release was originally produced by the World Philanthropy Forum.   On September 5, 2018, the third “World Philanthropy Forum”, hosted jointly by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, ...

How China’s new individual income tax amendment affects charitable donations

On the 31th of August, the fifth session of the 13th National People’s Congress’s standing committee passed an amendment act on the Individual Income Tax Law. The newly revised Individual Income Tax Law will come ...
Bring Me Hope and another three overseas NGOs receive their registration certificates

Bring Me Hope and another three overseas NGOs receive their registration certificates

Four overseas NGOs picked up their registration certificates in different parts of China over the last few days. Two American organizations, Bring Me Hope and the Sino-American Friendship Association, had their representative offices registered in ...

China’s Minister of Education announces reforms to ensure migrant children’s access to education

On the 28th of August, the Minister of Education Chen Baosheng reported to the fifth session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee concerning the topics of educational equality and the integration of urban and rural compulsory ...
The left-behind and migrant children of China: 2017 statistics

The left-behind and migrant children of China: 2017 statistics

Editor’s Note This article was originally published by Cityobserve (城市化观察网) on the 16th of August 2018. Below is CDB’s translation. The article makes use of the term 随迁子女, which we have translated as “taken-along children”, rather ...

Rehabilitation and relief system for disabled children to be launched nationwide

Currently there are 1,678,000 disabled children under six years old in China, and every year there are 200,000 new disabled children. It is important to diagnose illnesses and disabilities in children as early as possible in ...

First healthcare protection plan for China’s online writers comes into being

According to the “Blue Book of 2017 China’s Online Literature”, released by the Chinese Writers’ Association, by December 2017 the number of writers contracted by Chinese literary websites was about 680,000, and the number of ...
Photos from Save the Children's inclusive education program in Yunnan go on display

Photos from Save the Children’s inclusive education program in Yunnan go on display

At the end of August, a selection of photography pieces were put on display in the lobby of a shopping mall in Yizhuang, Beijing. The photos contain people, animals and landscapes. The artists who took ...

Experimental volunteering program for high school students takes place in Beijing

The Charity Times recently interviewed Guo Xinbao, director of the China Soong Chingling Youth Technology and Cultural Exchange Center (中国宋庆龄青少年科技文化交流中心), who introduced an experimental volunteer activity carried out by his center that can shed light on the ...
National transgender hotline launched in China

National transgender hotline launched in China

In 2015 the Beijing LGBT Center launched a hotline specifically for transgender issues, and since then they have aided over 1000 callers. Following this, in August 2018 the National Transgender Hotline was officially launched as a collaborative ...

Law professors respond to the “Social Organization Regulations” draft

In the beginning of August, the Ministry of Civil Affairs published the “Regulations for the registration management of social organizations (draft to solicit feedback)” (abbreviated as the “Social Organization Regulations”). The new regulations represent the ...
Founder of Serve for China Qin Yuefei accused of wrongdoing

Founder of Serve for China Qin Yuefei accused of wrongdoing

Qin Yuefei, representative of the local People’s Congress for Hunan province and founder of the non-profit “Serve for China” (黑土麦田公益), has recently faced accusations of multiple counts of ambiguous financial activities and lack of personal and ...

Renowned social worker latest to be hit by #MeToo accusations

On the morning of August 10th, Liu Li and Xiao Xing (pseudonyms) went to the petition reception office of a court hall in Chengdu. They wanted to sue Liu Meng, the chairman of the ONE ...