Latest News:  

English>>China Society

China has nearly 3,000 foundations: report


19:02, April 16, 2013

BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- The number of foundations set up in China reached 2,961 in the third quarter of 2012, about three times of that in 2005, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Tuesday.

The number of foundations in China has kept increasing steadily in recent years, with an average annual growth rate of 20 percent, according to a report released by the ministry's non-governmental organization administration.

The total assets of foundations across the country reached 78.5 billion yuan (about 12.7 billion U.S. dollars) in 2011, up 29.91 percent year on year, figures from the report show.

Foundations raised donations worth 40 billion yuan and spent 28 billion yuan on public welfare projects in 2011, according to the report.

Latest development of H7N9 in China[Special]

We Recommend:

Sparking youth: Life of post-1990s models

The job of building heavenly homeland

Photo story: A family infected by HIV

Roads swallowing lives in many cities of China

Fly into sky: A day of an airline captain

China's weekly story (2013.3.29-4.7)

Incredible inventions by Chinese

Dangerous moment at Drum Rickshaw Race

'Nail house' remains on C China construction site

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:HuangBeibei、Liang Jun)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. Chinese navy's warships in drill

  2. Shore-based missile regiment in drill

  3. Venezuela protesters call for full vote recount

  4. People in summer wear in east China

  5. Beijing girl infected with H7N9 recovering

  6. Smartphone users victims of scams

  7. Amazing pictures of Zhou Xun in Sweden

  8. Yunnan's umbrella spectacle

  9. Gold suffers biggest one-day drop

  10. Bird flu fears hit poultry industry

Most Popular


  1. Quick Comment: 3 meanings of Boston blasts
  2. Great wisdom needed to push Sino-US ties
  3. China Q1 'sound' despite slower growth
  4. Key lessons to improve fiscal transparency
  5. Triple blasts rock Boston, triggering fears of terror
  6. Who makes the massive immigration fraud?
  7. Overcapacity troubles Chinese economy

What’s happening in China

Living the high life

  1. Student poisoned to death; roommate suspected
  2. Chicken farmer hit hard by bird flu scare
  3. Sunbathing, a nightmare of maritime pollution
  4. Online drug deals make it tough for the police
  5. Free lunch stirred by ‘suspended’ coffee rage