On December 8, the Opening Ceremony of China Global Philanthropy Institute EMP (Executive Management of Philanthropy) 2016 Autumn Program & Inaugural Ceremony of Social Finance and Innovation Center was held in Shenzhen.
Secretary Xiao Yafei and Deputy Secretary Yu Zhisheng of the CPC Futian District Committee; Zhang Yuehua, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Futian District Committee; Ma Weihua, Chairman of the Board of China Global Philanthropy Institute and President Wang Zhenyao of China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI) attended the opening ceremony along with more than 40 trainees from across the country and tens of guests from all walks of life.
Since 2016, the CGPI has aimed at cultivating new philanthropists, senior executives in the philanthropy industry and leaders in non-profit institutions. Meanwhile it offers excellent featuredcourses and online educational courses for the public.
Since opening for application in August, CGPI EMP 2016 Autumn Program has attracted nearly 200 aspirants for philanthropy management for consultation and inquiries. Through interviews and reviews, 44 trainees from 14 provinces and municipalities such as Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai have gathered here for the two-year program.
As an important part of the ceremony, the Social Finance and Innovation Center initiated by theCGPI was inaugurated, too. This is another research center initiated by the CGPI after the Philanthropy Research Center and the Family Philanthropy and Legacy Center. The center is committed to promoting social finance innovation, improving the modern financial system,innovating social financial instruments, advocating philanthropic economy, and leading the development of philanthropy industry. Based on specialized research, the center will develop social finance and innovation resources, offer professional courses to GPL, EMP and the online philanthropy school, support teaching through research and serve Shenzhen through theplatform.