Did you know charitable donations in China tripled in a five-year period? Learn more about philanthropy in China.
GlobalGiving is expanding our charity work in China and recently opened an office in Shanghai. Here are a few fast facts about philanthropy in China that you might be surprised to know:
Between 2010 and 2016, donations from the top 100 philanthropists in mainland China more than tripled to $4.6 billion, and dozens of the wealthiest entrepreneurs are now also running foundations.
Source: The Guardian
Annual donations from all sources to charities in China grew from ¥10 billion to ¥100 billion in the past decade.
Source: Xinhua Insight
In the U.S., 80% of charitable donations come from individuals and 14% from corporations. In China, the opposite is true: 80% of donations are from the corporate sector.
Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
All foreign organizations looking to operate in China are subject to the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Administration of Activities of Overseas Nongovernmental Organizations in the Mainland of China as of Jan. 1, 2017.
Source: The Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China
In 2010, $1.2 billion was given to Chinese organizations by foreign corporations versus $8.7 billion given by Chinese state-owned, private, and partially foreign-owned corporations.
Source: Conference Board
GlobalGiving has disbursed 185 grants, worth nearly $11 million, to 68 Chinese organizations in the municipalities of Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai and Tianjin and in the provinces of Hubei, Yunnan, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Guangdong, and Shaanxi since it began its role as an international grantmaking intermediary in China in 2008.
Source: GlobalGiving Grantmaking Services
We earned our official registration in accordance with the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Administration of Activities of Overseas Nongovernmental Organizations in the Mainland China on May 22, 2018.
Source: The Shanghai People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries
Rui Wang cultivates partnerships with companies, NGOs, and government ministries in China. Read our Q+A with Rui to learn more about what she sees on the horizon for philanthropy in China.
Source: Interview with Rui
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