About Us

Established in 1989, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation is a nationwide nongovernmental charitable organization registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, PRC, and supervised by the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development. It has become one of the largest and most influential philanthropic organizations in the field of poverty alleviation in China. By the end of 2018, CFPA had raised RMB 5.85 billion of funds and materials in total and benefited 33.42 million person-times of poverty-stricken and disaster-stricken population. The Microfinance Program had delivered 2.5 million small loans to rural households totaling RMB 40.7 billion.

Over the past 30 years, CFPA has won wide recognition from the public due to its sound internal governance, program management, and social performance. In September 2016, CFPA was one of the first to be certified by the Ministry of Civil Affairs as a charitable organization eligible for public fundraising.

CFPA has been consistently endeavoring to fulfill its mission: disseminate good and reduce poverty, help stakeholders to achieve their aims, and make the good more powerful, by taking responsibilities to respond to social problems, builidng partnerships with donors, volunteers and different stakeholders, promoting reforms and innovations, and widely mobilizing social forces to participate in poverty alleviation.