ICNL’s China Philanthropy Law Report presents timely information on China’s laws and regulations affecting philanthropy. To read the full report, please click on the link below.

   
  For more context on civil society and philanthropy in China, see our series of infographics, timelines, graphs and other materials below.  
     
     
         
 

FAQ: 2016 Charity Law

 

FAQ: Overseas NGO Law

 
  A detailed look at the changes introduced by China’s 2016 Charity Law

  A detailed look at the changes introduced by China’s Overseas NGO Law, which came into effect in 2017  
     
   
         

Universe of Chinese NGOs

 

Timeline: Rise of philanthropy

 

Timeline: Regulation

A graphic visualizing the state of China’s domestic civil society sector   Interactive timeline tracking the rise of philanthropy and civil society in China since 1976   Interactive timeline tracking the regulation of philanthropy and civil society in China since 1976
         
   
         

Universe of Overseas NGOs

 

Graph: Foundations

 

Graph: Social organizations

A graphic visualizing the state of overseas civil society organizations in China   Bar graph tracking the growth of foundations in China since 2003   Bar graph tracking the growth of social organizations in China since 2003
         
   
         

Factsheet 1: Key changes

 

Factsheet 2: Domestic NGOs

 

Factsheet 3: Overseas NGO

Factsheet highlighting key changes under China’s new regulatory environment for civil society in 2016.   Factsheet detailing changes in the regulation of domestic social organizations in China in 2016   Factsheet detailing changes to the regulation of overseas NGOs in China in 2016