China Global Philanthropy Institute was founded by five Chinese and US philanthropists, Bill Gates, Ray Dalio, Niu Gensheng, He Qiaonyu and Ye Qingjun. The Institute receives funds from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Beijing Dalio Public Welfare Foundation, Lao Niu Foundation, Beijing Qiaonyu Foundation and Zhejiang Dunhe Foundation. The institute is initiated by the Shenzhen Yatai International Philanthropy Education Foundation.
Our institute is founded to establish such an education system that will cultivate exemplary philanthropists and executive philanthropists. It is committed to building a knowledge system supporting the highly development of philanthropy in China and the world, and creating a professional think tank to lead the philanthropy development and promote the forming of new philanthropic knowledge system. By elevating the innovation, profession and public participation of the philanthropy, our institute will make contribution to the development of philanthropy in China and the world.
Drawing upon support from its multi-national leadership, CGPI has created a global philanthropy education alliance which includes major philanthropists, internationally renowned universities, influential foundations, and nonprofit organizations. The alliance encourages greater professionalization within the philanthropic sector, while providing a platform for greater understanding, exchange, and cooperation.