Mercy Corps China just launched the Global Philanthropy Information and China Project (GPICP). According to an email from Ms. Yimei Chen, Mercy Corps China Country Director, the purpose of the GPICP is to:
(I)ntroduce global philanthropy information to Chinese foundations and NGOs, and make Chinese information available to external readers.
The objectives will be to help break the isolation of Chinese philanthropy and social development from the world; raise Chinese capacity in strategic and effective philanthropy; and foster international exchanges and cooperation.
GPICP is really an enewsletter with bits and pieces of information about philanthropy in China. The current issue includes the feedback to the Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Pledge and provides summaries of several events in China, including the Second China Private Foundation Forum 2010, the first Jingshi Philanthropy Seminar in Beijing and news reports on trends in philanthropy.
To download the enewsletter, please click this link: Download GPIEN-C1English