Shanghai United Foundation

Mission: Empowering donors to support grassroots NGOs in China At present, most grassroots NGOs lack an effective method for professional fund-raising and most Chinese official foundations provide very limited grant opportunities. The resulting funding gap forces them to focus a disproportionate amount of time on maintaining the operation of their organizations. As a result, they usually have neither the energy nor money to conduct large-scale fund-raising activities or focus on improving the impact of their programs. Shanghai United Foundation (SUF) focuses on fund-raising for grassroots NGOs in an effort to relieve much of the financial burden that limits the growth and impact of promis...
Aug 13, 2014

Preschools of the Future - Fifth report

Preschool of Future for rural poor kids in ChinaThe 5threport

Since April 2013 till July 2014, Shanghai United Foundation and Humana People to People together have strived to promote Globalgiving online donation “Preschool of Future for rural poor kids in China” project in different channels –organization website, QQ, Facebook, Emails and information spread among friends. Now we already have 55 donations total amounting 2845 USD, and left 3968 USD.

On May 15th, 2014, Ms. Wang Jianying - Deputy Director General of Yunnan Provincial Department of Education, Ms. Zeng Liqiong– Director of the preschool education office in Yunnan Provincial Department of Education, Mr. Huang Chengshu– Director of Lincang City Bureau of Education(BoE), Mr. Cao Yubao–subprefect of Zhenkang County, and Mr. Zhou Shirong, Director of BoE of Zhenkang County, came to visit HPPC Preschools of the Future (POF) in Zhenkang County; accompanied with Mr. Michael Hermann, Country Representative of HPP and Ms. Siri Holmebakk, Project Director of HPP Kunming office.

The BoE delegation was very satisfied with what they saw during the visit. They admire the great contribution and dedication that HPP has made to three year preschool education. They also said the education system will fully support HPP POF and do their best to help solve any related problems HPP faces.

Please find more photos from the entire report.

 

Another highlight in the last three months is the International Children’s Day. Many HPP projects held activities and celebrations. Children and their parents enjoyed participating in activities and performances together. Among then, the dancing performance was the best part of POF Butuo’s activities. From the entire report you will see how hard the children rehearsed, and how happy they danced!

Again, Great thanks to all the donors for your support to this project, and welcome to read the full report as per attached.

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May 20, 2014

Preschools of the Future - Fourth report

Preschool of Future for rural poor kids in China

The 4threport

 

Since April 2013 till March 2014, Shanghai United Foundation and Humana People to People together have strived to promote Globalgivingonline donation “Preschool of Future for rural poor kids in China”project in different channels –organization website, QQ, Facebook, Emails and information spread among friends. Now we already have 36 donations total amounting 2272 USD, and left 4538 USD.

Thanks to all the donors for the support to this project!

In this period, besides daily preschool running, we also had many guests from some Chinese foundations.

The preschool is also the center of community, many cultural events in the village is carrying out here.

Teachers receive monthly training in the project office as well as group discussion every bi-week.

Hygiene and nutrition project

Environment protection and tree planting activity in the village


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Apr 7, 2014

Report of post-disaster reconstruction

Report of post-disaster reconstruction

Shanghai United Foundation (SUF) is working for post-disaster reconstruction following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake which struck Ya'an prefecture in Sichuan, on April 20th. The powerful quake caused extensive damage to homes, buildings, roads, communities, water systems and culture in the three counties of Lushan, Tianquan and Baoxing. As you known, community reconstruction not only needs a long time, also needs a lot of money with the help of the whole society.

An advised found named reconstruction advised found was set up for helping people affected by disasters by SUF in April 2013. From 30 September 2013, post-disaster reconstruction found received a total income of 989,000 RMB donated by people from enterprise and public all over the world. At the same time ,there are fifteen proposals which come from NGOs working for rebuilding  Ya’an prefecture have been submitted to SUF for applying for froject funding. Follwing the general provisions of SUF, who can get a grant is decided by public evaluation meeting.

Post-disaster reconstruction programs are selected from public evaluation meeting by SUF on 11 October 2013. The judges include donor representatives and charity advisor, but donors have a final decision. There are four programs won the funding, and total expense was 610,000 RMB, the rest about 300,000 RMB will be spent on the selected project follow-up support. The detail is as follows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program one:

Tables, chairs and moisture-proof pads for Lushan county’s kindergarten

The grant was awarded to buy 146 tables, 902 chairs 1066 small beds and moisture-proof pads for Lushan county’s kindergarten.

Program two:

Youth ability construction and community development of Lianglu Town

The grant was awarded to add an innovative program to the promoting of the development of local tourism as another way of motivating youth to realize their full potential and connect in positive ways to their community.

 

Program three:

Preschool children’s community service support

The grant was awarded to add an program to improving the quality of preschool education of the Ya’an’s children.

 

 

Program four:

Social work station of Ya’an Shuangshi primary school

The grant was awarded to help establish a new station to provide psychological aid for more than 600 students affected by the earthquake and help children and other earthquake victims recover from the disaster.

 

Report of post-disaster reconstruction

Shanghai United Foundation (SUF) is working for post-disaster reconstruction following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake which struck Ya'an prefecture in Sichuan, on April 20th. The powerful quake caused extensive damage to homes, buildings, roads, communities, water systems and culture in the three counties of Lushan, Tianquan and Baoxing. As you known, community reconstruction not only needs a long time, also needs a lot of money with the help of the whole society.

An advised found named reconstruction advised found was set up for helping people affected by disasters by SUF in April 2013. From 30 September 2013, post-disaster reconstruction found received a total income of 989,000 RMB donated by people from enterprise and public all over the world. At the same time ,there are fifteen proposals which come from NGOs working for rebuilding  Ya’an prefecture have been submitted to SUF for applying for froject funding. Follwing the general provisions of SUF, who can get a grant is decided by public evaluation meeting.

Post-disaster reconstruction programs are selected from public evaluation meeting by SUF on 11 October 2013. The judges include donor representatives and charity advisor, but donors have a final decision. There are four programs won the funding, and total expense was 610,000 RMB, the rest about 300,000 RMB will be spent on the selected project follow-up support. The detail is as follows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program one:

Tables, chairs and moisture-proof pads for Lushan county’s kindergarten

The grant was awarded to buy 146 tables, 902 chairs 1066 small beds and moisture-proof pads for Lushan county’s kindergarten.

Program two:

Youth ability construction and community development of Lianglu Town

The grant was awarded to add an innovative program to the promoting of the development of local tourism as another way of motivating youth to realize their full potential and connect in positive ways to their community.

 

Program three:

Preschool children’s community service support

The grant was awarded to add an program to improving the quality of preschool education of the Ya’an’s children.

 

 

Program four:

Social work station of Ya’an Shuangshi primary school

The grant was awarded to help establish a new station to provide psychological aid for more than 600 students affected by the earthquake and help children and other earthquake victims recover from the disaster.


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