China's Top 10 Char­ity Or­ga­ni­za­tions

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China Soong Ching Ling Foun­da­tion Es­tab­lished: May 29, 1982 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: Min­istry of Civil Af­fairs

Of China's top 10 na­tional char­ity or­ga­ni­za­tions, China Soong Ching Ling Foun­da­tion is the only one named after a for­mer state leader. In 1982, the foun­da­tion was of­fi­cially founded in honor of Soong Ching- ling, the late Honorary Pres­i­dent of the Peo­ple's Repub­lic of China. It has long been ded­i­cated to pro­mot­ing in­ter­na­tional friend­ship, ex­change across the Tai­wan Straits, health­care for women and chil­dren, poverty al­le­vi­a­tion, ed­u­ca­tion, pop­u­lar­iza­tion of sciences, lit­er­a­ture and arts, sports, and pub­lic health, ex­ert­ing wide in­flu­ence both at home and abroad.

China Char­ity Fed­er­a­tion Es­tab­lished: April 12, 1994 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: Min­istry of Civil Af­fairs

China Char­ity Fed­er­a­tion was the first na­tional non- gov­ern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion to use the word “char­ity” in its of­fi­cial name since the found­ing of the Peo­ple's Repub­lic of China in 1949. It is an im­por­tant wit­ness and pro­pel­ler of phil­an­thropic causes of mod­ern China. The fed­er­a­tion has car­ried out dozens of char­i­ta­ble projects in ar­eas in­clud­ing dis­as­ter re­lief, poverty al­le­vi­a­tion, ed­u­ca­tion, caring for or­phans and the el­derly, help­ing the dis­abled, and pro­vid­ing med­i­cal aid.

China Youth De­vel­op­ment Foun­da­tion Es­tab­lished: March 8, 1989 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: Cen­tral Com­mit­tee of the Com­mu­nist Young League

China Youth De­vel­op­ment Foun­da­tion works to de­velop Chi­nese youth by pro­mot­ing ed­u­ca­tion in science and tech­nol­ogy, cul­ture, phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion, health, and en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion. It is best known for launch­ing and man­ag­ing the “Project Hope” that aims to help chil­dren in China's poverty-stricken ru­ral ar­eas re­ceive ed­u­ca­tion by rais­ing do­na­tions. Sta­tis­tics show that Project Hope has at­tracted do­na­tions to­tal­ing 10.725 bil­lion yuan, of which 9.919 bil­lion yuan has been used to pro­vide school­ing for 5,188,528 stu­dents and build 18,642 Project Hope schools.

China Women’s De­vel­op­ment Foun­da­tion Es­tab­lished: De­cem­ber 1988 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: All- China Women's Fed­er­a­tion

China Women's De­vel­op­ment Foun­da­tion fo­cuses on is­sues con­cern­ing the most press­ing, di­rect, and dif­fer­ence- mak­ing in­ter­ests of women. It has car­ried out a series of char­i­ta­ble projects in fields like poverty al­le­vi­a­tion, health­care, and fe­male en­trepreneur­ship, which achieved im­pres­sive re­sults.

China Dis­abled Per­sons’ Fed­er­a­tion Es­tab­lished: March 1988 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: State Coun­cil of China

China Dis­abled Per­sons' Fed­er­a­tion is a na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion com­prised of rep­re­sen­ta­tives with dis­abil­i­ties and so­cial work­ers in the field. The China Foun­da­tion for Dis­abled Per­sons un­der the fed­er­a­tion is ded­i­cated to im­prov­ing re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion, ed­u­ca­tion and em­ploy­ment of peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. It has car­ried out myr­iad in­flu­en­tial char­i­ta­ble projects such as “Char­ity Gala Ball,” “En­light­en­ment Project” and “China Ac­ces­si­bil­ity Fo­rum,” and launched the char­ity brand “Good­will Project.”

Red Cross So­ci­ety of China Es­tab­lished: March 10, 1904 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: State Coun­cil of China

The his­tory of the Red Cross So­ci­ety of China (RCSC) can be traced back to 1904. The RCSC joined the In­ter­na­tional Com­mit­tee of the Red Cross in 1912. RCSC has been in­volved in pre­par­ing dis­as­ter re­lief, as­sist­ing the wounded and vic­tims in nat­u­ral dis­as­ters and other emer­gency events, spread­ing health­care ed­u­ca­tion, pro­vid­ing med­i­cal aid, pre­vent­ing disease, per­form­ing ba­sic med­i­cal train­ing, col­lect­ing and dis­tribut­ing do­nated blood, spon­sor­ing ac­tiv­i­ties for youths, and join­ing in­ter­na­tional hu­man­i­tar­ian re­lief. China Foun­da­tion for Poverty Al­le­vi­a­tion Es­tab­lished: March 13, 1989 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: The State Coun­cil Lead­ing Group Of­fice of Poverty Al­le­vi­a­tion and De­vel­op­ment

Tar­get­ing the ma­jor causes of poverty, the China Foun­da­tion for Poverty Al­le­vi­a­tion is com­mit­ted to im­prov­ing health­care stan­dards, pro­mot­ing ed­u­ca­tional equal­ity, fos­ter­ing the de­vel­op­ment of ru­ral com­mu­ni­ties, and pro­vid­ing hu­man­i­tar­ian as­sis­tance to dis­as­ter vic­tims. It has es­tab­lished a com­plete, sys­tem­atic and sci­en­tific project man­age­ment mech­a­nism and car­ried out var­i­ous as­sis­tance and ad­vo­cacy projects, be­com­ing the coun­try's largest and most in­flu­en­tial char­ity or­ga­ni­za­tion in the field of poverty al­le­vi­a­tion. China En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Foun­da­tion Es­tab­lished: April 1993 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: Min­istry of En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion

The China En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Foun­da­tion is the coun­try's first non- profit and non- gov­ern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion with in­de­pen­dent le­gal per­son sta­tus in its realm. Since its es­tab­lish­ment, the foun­da­tion has car­ried out a series of char­ity projects in­clud­ing the Sur­vey on Pub­lic Aware­ness of En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion, Chi­nese En­vi­ron­ment Award, and Green Ed­u­ca­tion, mak­ing sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions to en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion in China. China Foun­da­tion for Jus­tice and Courage Es­tab­lished: June 1993 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: Min­istry of Pub­lic Se­cu­rity

Of the top char­ity or­ga­ni­za­tions, the China Foun­da­tion for Jus­tice and Courage has the most clearly- de­fined tar­get. It spe­cial­izes in hon­or­ing, re­ward­ing and pro­mot­ing those who have per­formed heroic deeds. It con­ducts the­o­ret­i­cal re­search on hero­ism and pro­motes leg­is­la­tion on heroic deeds. Since its es­tab­lish­ment, the foun­da­tion has launched a series of projects such as “Con­test for Heroic Driv­ers,” “Ful­fill­ing Dreams with Love,” and “China Fa­cial Surgery As­sis­tance for Wounded He­roes.” The foun­da­tion has made great con­tri­bu­tions to pro­mot­ing hero­ism, spon­sor­ing leg­is­la­tion on heroic deeds, and build­ing a har­mo­nious so­ci­ety. China Glory So­ci­ety Es­tab­lished: Oc­to­ber 25, 1995 Ad­min­is­tra­tive agency: United Front Work Depart­ment of the Cen­tral Com­mit­tee of the Com­mu­nist Party of China (CPC)

China Glory So­ci­ety is an or­ga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to poverty al­le­vi­a­tion that was founded and man­aged by pri­vate en­trepreneurs with sup­port from the United Front Work Depart­ment of the CPC Cen­tral Com­mit­tee and the All- China Fed­er­a­tion of In­dus­try and Com­merce. With pri­vate en­ter­prises as its main­stay, the so­ci­ety has pro­vided in­vest­ment and pro­moted de­vel­op­ment of for­mer rev­o­lu­tion­ary base ar­eas, ar­eas in­hab­ited by mi­nori­ties, re­mote and border ar­eas, and poverty- stricken ar­eas in cen­tral and western China, as well as re­or­ga­ni­za­tion and re­form of state- own en­ter­prises, reem­ploy­ment of laid- off work­ers, re­lo­ca­tion of for­mer res­i­dents in the Three Gorges Reser­voir area, and in­dus­trial re­struc­tur­ing. More­over, it has car­ried out sev­eral poverty re­duc­tion projects, win­ning wide ac­claim from the pub­lic.

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