Keyword: Civil Society

New Frontiers In China’s Third Sector Development: Strategizing For Effective Advocacy

New Frontiers In China’s Third Sector Development: Strategizing For Effective Advocacy

Noakes’ report provides some specific recommendations for international funders and NGOs interested in strengthening issue advocacy networks that would involve Chinese NGOs in playing a larger role in shaping policy

Overview of the Chinese Publishing Market for the NGO Sector

Overview of the Chinese Publishing Market for the NGO Sector

This article provides a broad and useful overview and evaluation of NGO publications in China. Included in his overview is our very own China Development Brief

China's Huiling: Harmonious Cooperation Requires the Rule of Law and A Culture of Acceptance

China’s Huiling: Harmonious Cooperation Requires the Rule of Law and A Culture of Acceptance

The following article is by the founder of Huiling, one of China’s oldest NGOs serving the intellectually disabled. Community integration is central to the mission of Huiling schools which seek to help intellectually disabled young adults become part of the community by teaching them social and life skills

Interview with Ma Jun

Interview with Ma Jun

The following is a in-depth interview with one of China’s best-known environmentalists.

A Survey of the Major Public Welfare Events of 2010

A Survey of the Major Public Welfare Events of 2010

This article highlights the major public welfare events of 2010.

Special Issue: Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer 2011)

Special Issue: Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer 2011)

Different Views Emerge at the Second Private Foundation Forum

Different Views Emerge at the Second Private Foundation Forum

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It details some of the important issues and debates raised at the second session of the Private Foundation Forum about the role of private foundations, and the private entrepreneurs behind them

An Interview with Zhuang Ailing, CEO of the China Foundation Center

An Interview with Zhuang Ailing, CEO of the China Foundation Center

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It records an interview with Zhuang Ailing, then the new CEO of the just-established China Foundation Center

China’s Foundations Move toward Greater Transparency to Survive

China’s Foundations Move toward Greater Transparency to Survive

This article introduces arguably the most important development in the world of Chinese philanthropy in 2010: the establishment of a China Foundation Center (CFC) to strengthen information disclosure, transparency, and professionalism among China’s public and private foundations.

Changes in the China Charity Federation System

Changes in the China Charity Federation System

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It highlights the government’s heavy hand in the philanthropy sector through a case study of the China Charity Federation (CCF), one of the major players in Chinese philanthropy.

International Donors and Domestic NGOs Need to Establish Equitable Partnerships

International Donors and Domestic NGOs Need to Establish Equitable Partnerships

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). While many of the other articles in this issue examine the rise of Chinese foundations and their possible impact on the NGO sector, this article examines the role and impact of international funders which have traditionally been the most important supporters of grassroots NGOs in China.

One Foundation and SEE as “shell” Foundations

One Foundation and SEE as “shell” Foundations

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It provides a glimpse into the fluid, shifting nature of organizations in China.

Changes in the Development of Private Foundations

Changes in the Development of Private Foundations

This article covers the inaugural session of the Private Foundation Development Forum held on July 3, 2009. The Forum was held to showcase the rapid rise of private foundations in China, and promote discussion of challenges facing private foundations in their early stages of development

The Third Path of NGO Development in China – An Interview with Xu Yongguang, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Narada Foundation

The Third Path of NGO Development in China – An Interview with Xu Yongguang, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Narada Foundation

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It records an interview with Xu Yongguang, Secretary-General of the Narada Foundation, and arguably the most important figure in the world of Chinese philanthropy.

Grassroots NGOs Use Special Accounts to Raise Funds

Grassroots NGOs Use Special Accounts to Raise Funds

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It looks at a fundraising mechanism that is increasingly being explored by grassroots NGOs not allowed to engage in public fundraising.

The Impact of Private Foundations on Domestic NGOs

The Impact of Private Foundations on Domestic NGOs

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It examines how the rapid rise of private foundations in China has changed the environment for domestic grassroots NGOs, which traditionally relied heavily on international funding.

Develop Philanthropy Through Debate and Cooperation

Develop Philanthropy Through Debate and Cooperation

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It records an interesting and important dialogue at the Second Private Foundation Forum held on October 28-29, 2010.

Seeking Truth Article: Social Management Cannot Fall Into the Trap of Civil Society

This article expresses a concern among conservatives about putting too much emphasis on social organizations.