Community Development

NGOs working on community development

Hanns Seidel Foundation

In the service of democracy, peace and development…[the foundation works] to strengthen the economic and social structures in less developed regions in China through education, vocational training and knowledge transfer.

Gansu Hope Star Social Service Center

Horizon Education Center of China

Striving for equal education opportunities and promoting the development of society.

Humana People to People China

Humana People to People (HPP) came to China in 2005 when the organization began working in Yunnan province. HPP is a larger federation of NGOs based in Switzerland. HPP China’s primary work focuses on poverty alleviation and promoting sustainability. Their mission is to promote solidarity between people, to promote development in impoverished communities through the ...

Institute for Integrated Rural Development Hong Kong

Assisting the rural poor in China to improve their living standards and enhance their development capabilities

Institute for Sustainable Communities

ISC has worked in 30 countries around the globe and has developed over 103 sustainable projects. We arrived in China in 2007, equipped with a depth of experience in multilateral cooperation on issues of sustainability and capacity development of key stakeholders in urban development. We work with partners in government, the private sector, academia, and the social sector to advance urban sustainability and sustainable manufacturing in China.

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy is an international NGO that works to provide design and implement high quality transport systems and policy solutions that make cities more livable, equitable, and sustainable. ITDP China faces unique challenges as Chinese private automobile ownership continues to grow and current urban planning is often automobile-oriented. At the ...

IYouShe Community Cultural Development Center

Working to foster happier communities.

Jhosang Community Development Association

We are committed to rural community development and integration projects.

Jian Hua Foundation

Founded as a nonprofit company in Hong Kong by Chinese businessmen and academics in 1981, the Jian Hua Foundation (JHF) connects a diverse community of professionals from all over the world to work and serve in China. In China, these professionals primarily practice their expertise in four fields: education, medical services, community services, and business.