CDB Reports

Charity Law

Crackdown on illegal social organizations reported

Reports from last week suggest that a crackdown on social organizations that are considered to be illegal or to be conducting activities in violation of the law is currently taking place in China. According to reports in the Chinese media,…

An Interview with Ding Li, Non-Profit Incubator

Ms. Ding Li talks about the work of Non-Profit Incubator, the leading incubator for NGOs in China, and about the state of the nonprofit sector in the country, drawing upon her many years of experience in this field.

An Analysis of Online Fundraising in China

Almost 1 billion RMB were raised online for charitable causes in the first half of 2018. This article analyses this important aspect of contemporary Chinese charity.

New regulations on charity information disclosure released

This is an abridged translation of an explanation of the new Charity Information Disclosure Method by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. You can find the original here. The Civil Affairs Department recently released the “Charities Information Disclosure Method”, creating a…

China Has Changed. How Should Overseas NGOs Adapt?

These are trying times for international civil society organizations in China. Burdened with administrative requirements and squeezed on the funding side, how can they continue to maintain their relevance and effectiveness?

“Measures for the Management of Charitable Trusts” released

The China Banking Regulatory Commission and the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) have jointly issued the “Measures for the Management of Charitable Trusts” (MMCT), marking the basic establishment of the regulatory system for China’s charity trusts. The official news briefing…