Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: American Chinese Culture and Education Foundation (ACCEF) is what kind of organization?
A1: ACCEF is a non-political, non-religious, non-regional charitable organizations. June 2004 registered in California, in December the same year was recognized by the US federal government to become IRS 501 (c) 3 non-profit charitable organization.
Q2: What ACCEF aim is?
A2: Our aim is to promote Chinese culture, promote equality in education.
Q3: ACCEF What project?
A3: We are actively involved in various cultural projects and cultural activities and local US mainstream Chinese community, the Spring Festival was founded by the Foundation of San Diego has been successfully held the 8th. Our education project is mainly to support nine-year compulsory education and high school and vocational and technical education in poor areas of China.
Q4: Some people say that China’s reform and opening nearly two decades, a lot of people’s living standards improve, there is a need to help the domestic student?
A4: Chinese economy has developed rapidly in recent years, but the development is very uneven. The economically developed eastern coastal areas, the western mountains in many places poor students drop out situation remains serious. Especially in remote mountainous and ethnic minority areas, the influence of traditional culture consciousness, girls in junior high school dropout situation is quite common.
Q5: I heard that the Chinese government has implemented nine-year compulsory education in poverty-stricken areas students do not pay tuition, right?
A5: Yes. Domestic junior high school students do not pay tuition. But many poor mountainous center revocation of a small village primary school boarding establishment, so that part of the cost of poor families can not afford to live on campus. In addition, due to family pressure to go out to work, but also prompted some middle and high school students drop out of reasons. Our junior high school student aid to help them boarding costs, it has become the driving force to encourage them to keep reading.
Q6: China Education Project Foundation-funded schools and students how to choose?
A6: subsidize domestic poverty is one of the main purpose of the student 10 years ago, we founded the Foundation. We love student groups and domestic cooperation, the establishment of a trusted volunteer network and effective working mechanism, through close communication and school teachers and home visits, after the implementation of the financing funded student families is the case is determined by, and in accordance with the subsequent communication and situation again home visits, to determine whether to continue to support or change the funding situation.
Q7: sponsor donations can safely reach the hands of the student?
A7: Yes. We’re lucky we have been very grateful to have a willing and selfless dedication, working sense of the volunteer team. With a good team of volunteers, professional work attitude, rigorous work processes, scientific monitoring system, we can do a good job of student work.
Q8: How many sponsor contributions can be used in domestic student school project? Fund the daily operations of the Foundation come from?
A8: the daily operations of the Foundation’s funds (General Fund) of large companies from the United States for supporting us. There are also some individual donors willing to support our operations. This gives us sufficient funds to support the operation of the Foundation. The vast majority of donors indicates money is doing special projects (Special Fund), for example, one student rainbow plan sponsor contributions, 100% used in student projects.
Q9: In addition to domestic schools, foundations What project?
A9: Chinese student is our main project, the Foundation most volunteers and donations are concentrated in this area. In addition to funding one student Rainbow Project, we have a lot of short items, such as donations of winter clothing and a new lesson seats, build a library and computer room. A few years ago we built 17 schools. In addition, we also selectively participate in some communities and international relief activities, such as our contributions for disabled firefighters during the San Diego fires a few years ago. Wenchuan earthquake is our participation in the international relief activities of charitable largest.
Q10: Foundation have dedicated staff it? Why do you volunteer?
A10: No. Foundation entirely by volunteers, with no full-time staff. Because everyone has the same idea together, contributing time and money to do something we think is worth doing. The only gain is in the process of helping others get pleasure and satisfaction. Because you know, at a certain place in the world, it was because you have hope, you change the world, even if just a little bit.
Q11: We are interested in participating ACCEF volunteer activities, how to contact?
A11: ACCEF great need also very welcome to participate in our activities and project management. Please contact us: email @ accef net..
A1： ACCEF 是一个非政治性，非宗教性，非地域性的慈善组织。2004年6月在加州注册，同年12月被美国联邦政府IRS认可成为501(c)3非赢利性的慈善组织。
A8：基金会的日常运作资金 (General Fund) 来源于美国大公司对我们的支持。也有一些个人捐助人愿意支持我们的运作。这使我们有足够的资金支持基金会运作。绝大多数捐助人的钱是指明做专门项目 (Special Fund) 的，比如彩虹计划一对一学生资助人的捐款，100%的用在学生项目。
A11：ACCEF非常需要也非常欢迎大家来参与我们的活动和项目管理。请和我们联系： email@accef. net.