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2017 World Philanthropy Forum held in Beijing

On November 29th 2017, Tsinghua University and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) jointly held the 2017 World Philanthropy Forum in Beijing.
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Miami Herald: Philanthropic Giving by Chinese and Chinese Americans is Soaring

A recent study shows that philanthropic giving by Chinese and Chinese Americans is experiencing strong growth in the US and China. Mostly fueled by a sharply rising number of private charitable foundations, major gifts by Chinese Americans went up nearly fivefold to just under $500 million, from 2008 to 2014. At the same time, the number of Chinese American foundations in the U.S. rose to nearly 1,300, a 418% increase from 2000 to 2014.
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LA Times: Donors of Chinese Descent Vastly Increase Philanthropy, Mostly to Higher Education

Charitable giving by Chinese and Chinese Americans, especially to universities, has increased sharply over the past five years as research has demonstrated. In a joint effort, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, the Long U.S.-China Institute at UC Irvine and the NGO Asian Americans Advancing Justice, have produced a first-of-its-kind academic report that examines the scope, impact and motivation behind philanthropic initiatives by Chinese and Chinese Americans. Chinese American philanthropist and Founder of the Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative, John Long points out that the notion that Chinese Americans do not give as much as other ethnic groups in the country is a common misconception that he hopes the report disproves effectively.
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