This article analyzes the rise in online fundraising initiatives in China to combat COVID-19. It examines trends in online fundraising, the organizations involved and what categories (medical treatment, disease control and prevention, etc.) funding is channeled towards. The advantages of online fundraising and areas for improvement are discussed.
This article draws from data collected by the China Association of Fundraising Professionals (CAPF) from fundraising platforms during two time periods: before February 17, and between February 17 and March 2, 2020. Read it here: English, Simplified Chinese.