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Govt reveals examples of illegal NGO activities

In recent years, the Chinese government has been tightening up NGO regulations, including closing and fining illegal organizations. The Ministry of Civil Affairs has issued a list of 10 typical cases it has encountered during crackdowns in recent years.   Organizations…

Introducing the work of GlobalMoms Initiative

In the near future, CDB will be hosting a new column dedicated to publishing stories submitted to GlobalMoms Initiative (GMI), a nonprofit organization which provides a platform to help moms achieve physical and mental wellbeing, as well as financial independence.…

Millions donated by charities for rural revitalization

Last year, 142 NGOs under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Civil Affairs achieved positive results regarding rural development, COVID-19 control, disaster relief, and civil diplomacy.   As rural revitalization is regarded as one of the most important national strategies…

NGOs can use more policy support

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused damage to the economy and social structure in China, and NGOs are no exception, which is reflected in the reduction of their projects, revenues and team sizes for example. Zhang Que, a member of Beijing…

Report reveals transparency of China’s top corporate foundations

In recent years, as the public became more aware of charitable work, Chinese enterprises began to explore ways to fulfill their social responsibilities. Apart from direct donations and organizing employee volunteering, many companies have set up their own foundations. In…

New Covid policies impose new requirements on community work

On Jan.6, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, National Health Commission and Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention jointly issued an updated notice on the prevention and control of Covid-19, which is now classified…

Maternity wards struggle during the Covid-19 surge

Nearly seven months pregnant, Zhu Qi who lives with her husband and a 4-year-old daughter in Beijing’s Chaoyang District got Covid only days after the loosening of China’s pandemic prevention and control measures. Her symptoms included high fever, sore throat,…

Charitable trusts exceed 5 billion yuan in 2022

The number of charitable trusts recorded in China had reached 1,184 by the end of 2022, with their net worth exceeding 5.16 billion yuan ($ 767.7 million), according to a newly released report. The report, titled China Charitable Trust Development…

Ford Foundation representative on supporting disability inclusion

On Nov 30, China Development Brief, in collaboration with the Ensan Foundation and Easy Inclusion, hosted an online event on inclusive employment for youth with disabilities in China. During the session, Ryan Etzcorn, the Program Associate in the Ford Foundation’s…

Nationwide child care program rolled out during holiday season

The Minor Protection Office of the State Council recently launched a program to ensure orphans, children without guardians, left-behind children and other children in distress get through the winter and enjoy the coming Chinese New Year as much as they…

Research suggests ways for NGOs’ high-quality development

To promote what’s called “high-quality development” of social organizations (a local umbrella term including NGOs) in Beijing, the Beijing Social Organization Management Center surveyed 207 social organizations recently to analyze the existing problems and challenges and make suggestions to their…

Report on national carbon emissions trading market released

To systematically summarize the experience of the first compliance cycle and to promote a better understanding of the national carbon market, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment recently released the Report on the First Compliance Cycle of the National Carbon…

Highlights of the upcoming Charity Law Amendment

China’s Charity Law, released in 2016, is about to get amended for the first time — the amendment draft was submitted to the 38th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress for its first review on…

Is being a philanthropy consultant a good career?

2022 marked the first year that the number of Chinese university graduates exceeded 10 million, overseas Chinese graduates and unemployed graduates from previous years not included. Coupled with a slowing economy, this has led to a challenging employment situation for…

NGOs absent in face of medicine shortages

Since this month’s uptick in Covid-19 cases across China, there has been a nationwide shortage of related medication. In an effort to alleviate the shortages, many people began to exchange much-needed medicines with each other, and some even gave away…