Asian Charity Services is committed to supporting you and your team. We collect a number of resources from our network of nonprofit organizations and partners to help you navigate and weather the headwinds.
More than 1 million people in Hong Kong count on nonprofit organizations for basic necessities and other critical support. But almost every NGO has suffered reduced funding, and has had to reduce its services. ACS' new Community Support Platform allows NGOs to more easily share their most urgent needs. If you are an NGO and would like to participate in this Platform, please complete this Questionnaire.
Lush Charity Pot funds small, grassroots organisations that are working in the areas of animal protection, the environment, and human rights. Average grant is around HK$40,000 to HK$70,000 with a maximum of HK$120,000 per project. To apply for a Charity Pot grant, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject "Application Form Request" and complete the form. Please click for more details.
NWS Holdings Charities Foundation encourages registered voluntary or charitable organizations to apply for funding not exceeding HK$30,000 for their projects. The Foundation are interested in empowering the next generation, fostering a volunteering culture and promoting environmental sustainability. Applicants should submit a detailed proposal together with an application form completed. Application form should be submitted at least three months prior to the activity. The online form can be found here: https://www.nwsfoundation.com.hk/ApplicationForm/en. Please click for further information.
Fu Tak Iam Foundation, Chow Tai Fook Foundation and Shih Wing Ching Foundation will subsidize the needy mentally-ill in Hong Kong who have financial difficulties to receive psychiatric treatment and psychological services in private practice. Applicants who are on CSSA will be provided with a full subsidy. Other low-income users will be subject to a means test, and will need to pay a small fee. Psycho-education, mindfulness, and exercise programs will also be provided via New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and other NGOs. Please click above on the project name for more information or contact Ms Ashley Ko (Social Worker at NLPRA) - 3552-5286 / [email protected]
Morgan Stanley invites non-profit organizations registered in Hong Kong to apply to be one of the Firm's 2021-23 Core Charity Partners. Any Hong Kong Section 88-registered nonprofits are welcome to submit project proposals in the areas of children's health and education from a welfare perspective in Hong Kong. Two organizations will be chosen as the Firm's charity partner and the beneficiaries of Morgan Stanley's fundraising efforts for a 24-month period, commencing in Q4 2021. Please complete this application form and return it to [email protected] by 11:59 p.m. (HKT) on Friday, July 2, 2021.
Operation Santa Claus (OSC) supports charitable projects that bring positive change (e.g. physically, socially, or environmentally) to the lives of the disadvantaged in Hong Kong. OSC provides up to a HK$1 million grant for programmes and initiatives. Application for OSC Grant 2021 commences on 1 June, 2021 and ends on 13 July, 2021 17:00. Applicants must be non-profit charitable organisations registered in Hong Kong and exempt from tax under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance. Project proposals should be written in English only. Please click for more details.
With an aim of supporting NGOs to strengthen their financial governance capacity, the Hong Kong Council of Social Service recently published the third publication of the Concise Guide series, “A Concise Guide on NGO Financial Governance and Management”, and the other two Guides on NGO Reserves and NGO Investment released last year have also been reviewed and revised. Hard copies (3 bilingual books in total) can be collected at Wan Chai (no later than 30 July 2021) by successful registrants on a first-come, first-served basis. Please for more details and register.
HKBN Talent CSI Fund has announced the launch of a game-changing social funding initiative “Zero to Hero Fund”. It helps youths blaze their own future by upgrading work skills, resilience and/or technological capabilities. Besides providing capital support, CSI Fund will also match the needs and goals of selected projects with the resources and strengths of HKBN Group and its broad network of partners, to ensure their success. Application starts from June 15 to July 30 (By 5:00pm). Please click for more details or contact Zoe Chow ([email protected]; +852 3999 1109) or [email protected]
With a grant of HK$10 million, the HKEX Impact Funding Scheme (the Scheme) supports non-subvented local charities to run community projects focusing on the four themes of HKEX Foundation, i.e. Financial Literacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Poverty Relief and Environmental Sustainability, and with the overall aim to facilitate the society and the needy to recover from Covid-19 and adapt to the post-Covid world. The Scheme will be open for applications from 5 July to 11 August 2021. An online info session will be held on 28 June 2021 via Zoom. Registrations for the info session close at 24 June 2021, 5:00pm. Please click for more details.
HKBN Talent CSI Fund - Youth Funding Initiative: 404 NOT F_und? - Apply by 5:00pm, 31 December, 2021
HKBN Talent CSI Fund has announced the launch of a game-changing social funding initiative “404 Not F_und?”. It encourages youths to unleash their boundless creativity without fear of failure. Besides providing capital support, CSI Fund will also match the needs and goals of selected projects with the resources and strengths of HKBN Group and its broad network of partners, to ensure their success. Application starts from June 15 to December 31 (by 5:00pm). Please click for more details or contact Zoe Chow ([email protected]; +852 3999 1109) or [email protected]
Xero’s simple, not-for-profit accounting software covers accounting essentials. Its standard plan for small business is US$30 per month. As a registered non-profit charity, trust or society you’ll save 25% on your Xero subscription. Free trail for a month is on offer. Please click for more details.
HK Electric’s 'Smart Power Care Fund' will provide subsidies to alleviate the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and underprivileged families. The 'Energy-efficient Community Subsidy Programme' provides NGOs for the provision of education, community, welfare or transitional housing services with full subsidy up to HK$300,000. The 'Smart to Care Subsidy Programme' provides NGOs for the provision of caring, rehabilitation or residential services to the elderly, children or persons with disabilities, with the full subsidy up to HK$300,000. HK Electric also provides a subsidy capped at HK$30,000 for each eligible NGO community centre operating in HK Electric's supply territory to purchase food and beverages from "Care and Share" SME caterers for activities serving underprivileged families and the needy. Click for more details.
Cutting expenses and fundraising are cousins in financial sustainability planning and projection. We hope these Financial Sustainability Planning Templates help you to navigate your way to Build Back Better.
With a TechDonation validation token (can get one from being a member of TechDonation), your non-profit can get a $10,000 USD of in-kind advertising every month from Google Ads, an online advertising solution from Google. You could recruit more volunteers. Attract more donations. And share your story with audiences all over the globe. Click to sign up.
HKGoodPost is a unique blogger and media platform focusing in Hong Kong Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Social Innovation. In addition, HKGoodPost also develops a section HKGoodJob for social good related jobs listing for FREE. If you would like to share your social good stories, insights and jobs opening, please feel free to reach out [email protected]
Time Auction is a charity that advocates volunteerism by encouraging volunteering with inspiring experiences. They have launched a new technology platform to facilitate the skilled volunteers and NGOs matching. You can now sign up to their new platform and post your skill-based volunteer needs. If you're interested in finding more about their platform, feel free to contact [email protected] !
HandsOn Hong Kong, is pleased to provide this Sector Guide regarding volunteer behavior, screening of volunteers and NGO liability, developed pro bono by Stephenson Harwood. We are grateful to the Thomson Reuters Foundation for connecting us with this wonderful law firm as part of their TrustLaw initiative.
This toolkit will show you how to design and strategize for impact in your progressive social change initiatives. It is designed for documentary or journalist video-makers, established Video for Change organizations, and nonprofit organizations that are using or thinking about using video to engage their communities.
HandsOn Hong Kong has compiled an overview of the most urgent necessity needs of their network of 100+ charity partners, in the hope of securing donations.
PILnet has gathered a series of up-to-date resources with practical guidance on certain operational challenges that NGOs may be facing during this time, including FAQs on Covid-related liabilities and employment law. These resources are not intended to provide, nor should it be relied on as, any legal advice. Please contact PILnet directly should you require specific (free) legal assistance.
The Open Letter to Funders drafted by the NGO Taskforce is here for you to refer to and use in your discussions with your funders. We hope to encourage conversations on trust, multi-year unrestricted funding under flexible conditions and a more complete partnership between nonprofit organisations and their funders.
This Summary reflects the discussion with NGO Leaders on the challenges they have experienced over the past year, and opportunities we see going forward. Also included in the Summary are the results of a survey which reflect the increased demand for NGO services and access to funding.