Is the Alashan (SEE) Foundation a Model For the One Foundation?
This article is written by the founder of the environmental NGO, Green Beagle Environmental Institute, and offers a fairly scathing critique of the way in which Chinese foundations carry out their grantmaking work.
CDB Editorial: Liang Congjie
This editorial on Liang Congjie, founder of Friends of Nature and one of the pioneers of the first generation of NGO activists in China is the first of the CDB editorials that we are providing on this website.
Gingko Partner Interviews: Mei Nianshu
This article profiles Mei Nianshu, founder of the environmental NGO, Green Kunming, in Yunnan province and one of five Narada Foundation Gingko Partners for 2010.
The Garbage Crisis: NGOs’ Call to Action
This article takes a fresh look at familiar waste management issues. Given the many environmental NGOs involved, waste management has developed into a rare arena for grassroots social action
China’s Garbage Problem Prompts Soul Searching Among NGOs
This provocative, in-depth report addresses head-on the sensitive issue of advocacy using the issue of garbage as a case study.
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.