Charitable organizations must disclose their funding situation once every three months
Guo Yuqiang, deputy director of the department in charge of public welfare and charitable foundations at the Ministry of Civil Affairs, stated that charitable organizations must disclose their funding situation once every three months.
New regulations on government procurement of services implemented
On January 1st 2015, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce jointly published the latest version of the “Provisional Measures on the Management of Government Procurement of Services”.
The 10 Public Welfare Keywords of 2014
This article highlights 10 keywords from China Philanthropy Times’ reporting on the public welfare industry in 2014.
CASS: A growing share of CSO funding comes from Chinese sources
A report published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) shows that a growing share of Chinese social organizations’ funding is coming from Chinese sources and that Chinese foundations have replaced foreign foundations as the first funding supplier for the sector.
Kang Xiaoguang: is social organizations’ future development hopeful?
In this interview, Kang Xiaoguang shares his thoughts on a series of issues concerning the development of Chinese social organizations
Tsinghua and PKU jointly publish recommendations for the Charity Law
Tsinghua University and Peking University jointly published expert recommendations for the «Charity Law». This report touches upon all the important matters concerning charity in China, such as donations, property management, trust funds, charitable services, branches of foreign organizations in China…
The Rise and Fall of the Anti-Domestic Violence Network
Ex-ADVN program officer Dong Yige analyzes the history of the influential Anti-Domestic Violence Network and the reason for its closing down in May 2014.
Guangzhou stipulates that NGOs will have to report foreign funding
Guangzhou has revised its “measures on the management of social organizations” after a stricter draft version triggered public concerns
China-Dolls issues response to open letter
The China-Dolls Center has issued a response to an open letter that criticized it over alleged unauthorized fund raising. In its response the Center pointed out that it has always carried out its operations in accordance to relevant guidelines
Without justice, how can we talk of public interest?
In this article, He Yongqiang strongly criticizes the open letter published by the Song Qingling Foundation and 3 other public foundations to ask the Ministry of Civil Affairs to punish the grassroots NGO Chinadolls.
How different is crowd funding from illegal collection of funds?
Crowd funding has become a popular form of Internet financing. However, at this point, many are still unsure what the difference is between crowd funding and illegal fundraising.
From Wenchuan to Lushan: An Overview of Disaster Relief NGO Efforts
The author analyzes the changes in NGO relief efforts between the Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008 and the Lushan earthquake in 2013.
Beijing Times – Frequently changing policies leave foster families in the lurch while orphanages’ privileges are difficult to curb
Following the Ministry of Civil Affairs’ new draft of the revised Guidelines for Foster Family Management, this article sympathetically describes rural Beijing families whose foster children have been taken back to orphanages
Guangzhou NGOs Given Public Fundraising Authority
As part of the ongoing social management innovations in Guangdong, new Guangzhou fundraising regulations will go into effect on May 1 of this year, and will allow social organizations, civil non-enterprise units and nonprofit public institutions to fundraise publicly.
Guangzhou “frees” fundraisers
The Standing Committee of the Guangzhou Municipality People’s Congress passed “Guangzhou Municipality’s Fundraising Regulations” that expands fundraising activities for all social organizations and public institutions engaged in the charitable or “public welfare” field within Guangzhou.