Li Shufu Charity Foundation Introduction
Zhejiang Li Shufu Education Charity Foundation was established in 2006 by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Chairman Eric Li (Li Shufu). It was renamed the Zhejiang Li Shufu Charity Foundation in September 2018. The foundation is “committed to public welfare and charity and promoting the harmonious development of the society.” The foundation’s charitable activities have so far exceeded 300 million RMB in poverty alleviation, disaster relief, medical aid, and education.
Since its establishment, the foundation has launched the Geely Timely Rain poverty alleviation program, Geely Green Pathways Rural Youth Sports program, Glorious Geely Education Funding Program, established a school in impoverished Jingning Dai Autonomous County, supported kindergarten programs in Songtao, Guizhou Province and in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, establish the “Peking University Li Dazhao Research Fund”, provided funding to the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, and signed agreements with numerous charities and organizations across the country to provide funding for their initiatives. Besides funding various projects, it has also directly helped impoverished students through scholarships, providing more than 10,000 students with educational opportunities.
Jan 2020 – 200 million RMB fund to support prevention and control of new Coronavirus”
In January 2020, the Li Shufu Foundation together with Geely Holding Group established a 200 million RMB fund to support the prevention and control of the Coronavirus epidemic. Geely Holding Group and the Li Shufu Charity Foundation has also stated that it would expand the scale of the donation in accordance to the severity of the epidemic.
November 2019 – 1 million RMB to the Zhejiang University Education Development Foundation
In November 2019, the Li Shufu Charity Foundation donated 1 million RMB to the Zhejiang University Education Development Foundation to support medical education at Zhejiang University, support the development of new medical techniques at Zhejiang University Medical School, provide medical assistance to impoverished families, and support the implementation of free liver transplants for children with Biliary Atresia.
November 2019- The Foundation donated 5 million yuan to the Education Foundation of Yanshan University in Hebei Province to establish the “Li Shufu Education Development Fund of Yanshan University”.
In November 2019, in support of education in Yanshan University, the foundation donated 5 million yuan to the Education Foundation of Yanshan University in Hebei Province to establish the “Li Shufu Education Development Fund of Yanshan University”.
August 2019 – 12 million RMB for disaster relief in Taizhou caused by Typhoon Lekima
In August 2019, the Li Shufu Foundation donated 12 million RMB in disaster relief to the hard hit coastal city of Taizhou.
May – November 2019 – Promoted “Green Pathways” activities on platforms such as the Asian Games Organizing Committee of the 2022 Asian Games, “Geely World” Geely Owners Club, and Cao Cao Mobility
May to November 2019, “Green Pathways” Rural Youth Sports program visited ongfanghong Primary School in Gaoping District, Nanchong, Sichuan, Gongtong Primary School in Leishan County, Southeast Guizhou, Dongkeng Town Primary School in Jingning, Zhejiang, and Baoji Primary School.
In July 2019, he Foundation and Geely teamed up with the Asian Games Organizing Committee of the 2022 Asian Games, “Geely World” Geely Owners Club, and Cao Cao Mobility to organize “Green Runway” rural youth sports program activities in Baojimei County. Letting rural youths enjoy the dream of sports, “Green Pathways” have donated equipment to 16 schools and have been held for 6 years.
2019 – Geely Auto donated 20 million RMB to the foundation for the establishment of a special poverty alleviation fund.
In 2019, Geely Auto donated 20 million RMB to the foundation to set up a special fund for targeted poverty alleviation and other social welfare projects. In April 2019, the special fund donated 5 million to the China Guangcai Enterprise Foundation for the construction of a water cellar Zhijin County, Bijie City, Guizhou Province.
2019 – The foundation supports “Geely Timely Rain” Target Poverty Alleviation project
Geely Timely Rain Targeted Poverty Alleviation Project was started in 2016. In 2019, the foundation gave its support to the project, sponsoring the education of thousands of impoverished students by covering their tuition, clothing, transportation, and material fees. In addition, the foundation set up scholarships and funded meal programs in Ya’an. It also donated teaching materials to schools in Guiyang, Baoji, Zhangjiakou, Fuping, and other areas. In a number of impoverished townships, the foundation assisted poor farmers with agricultural aid. In Leishan County, a collective tea plantation and skill training center was established.
August 2018 – The foundation and Taizhou Federation of Charities set up the “Geely Group Charity Fund for Uremia Patients”
In August 2018, the foundation and Luqiao District Charity Federation jointly established the “Geely Group Charity Fund for Uremia Patients.” From 2018 to 2022, the charity will contribute 1.8m RMB a year to assist uremia patients in Luqiao district, Taizhou.
March 2018 – 5 million RMB to the Peking University Li Dazhao Research Fund”
In March 2018, the foundation donated 5 million RMB to establish the “Peking University Li Dazhao Research Fund” in support of education in Peking University.