Getting Started is a new members-only resource within Country Notes. To help connect you with others working in China, we have identified:
You may also want to reference our Global Grantmaking Resources to understand the basics of global grantmaking or learn more about specific regulatory or compliance issues.
This resource page is regularly updated. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Brian Kastner.
Philanthropy Networks in China
China Development Brief
CDB aims to promote the sharing and exchange of development ideas, knowledge, experiences, and approaches; enhance the opportunities for grassroots NGOs to spread their voice; and drive resource matching for NGOs in terms of funding, talent, and capacity.
A unique funders’ network based in Singapore committed to building a vibrant and high-impact social investment community across Asia.
Professor Jin Jinping
Professor Mark Sidel
Key U.S. Foundations with Local Offices
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
1901 Tower B, Ping An International Financial Center
No. 1-3 Xinyuan South Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100027, China
Phone: (+86) 10-8454-7500
International Club Office Building
Jianguomenwai Dajie No. 21
Beijing, China 100020
Phone: (+86) 10-8532-7199
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
BEIJING Room 607, Jin’Ao International Office Building
No. 17 East Madian Road
Beijing, China 100088
Phone: + 86 (10) 8565.6518
Local Community Foundations in China
National Regulations to Note
The 2016 Foreign NGO law impacts all US foundations working in China. For more information:
- Philanthropy Law in China - a webinar hosted by the Council on Foundations and ICNL covering the 2016 law, includes a recording and resources
- China Philanthropy Law Report - information on national laws and regulations affecting philanthropy by ICNL
- China NGO Project - a community-driven platform from ChinaFile that provides practical information and analysis on the situation of NGOs working in China