Community Care Fund Assistance Programme to Improve the Living Environment of Low-income Subdivided Unit Households List of Approved Agents

The Community Care Fund (CCF) has launched a two-year programme, the “Assistance Programme to Improve the Living Environment of Low-income Subdivided Unit Households” (the Programme) since June 2020. By providing one-off subsidy in kind for (1) carrying out minor improvement/repair works, (2) purchasing furniture and household goods and/or (3) pest control services, the Programme aims at improving the living environment of low-income households living in subdivided units (SDUs). Besides, the Programme introduces community services/resources to them, and helps connect or refers needy SDU households to relevant organisations or units for assistance and support. The Programme runs from June 2020 to May 2022. Social Welfare Department administers the Programme with the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) being entrusted as the approved service provider to co-ordinate the implementation of the programme and partner with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as approved agents to implement the Programme. The approved agents are as follows: **Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in different districts, the home visit and application procedures of “Assistance Programme to Improve the Living Environment of Low-income Subdivided Unit Households” will possibly be suspended, depending on the opening hours of approved agents. Applicants are advised to contact and ask the approved agents ...

Ng Teng Fong Scholarship 2021 (Now Accepting Applications)

Sponsored by: Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation Co-ordinated by: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service Aims: To encourage less privileged students from secondary schools who has good academic achievement.   Scholarship Amount:$5,000 Ng Teng Fong Scholarship is for students with the following attributes: Nominated candidate must be Secondary 4 or 5 students studying full time local secondary schools, and the school must be located in Tuen Mun, Kwun Tong, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon City, Yau Tsim Mong District Good Conduct Good academic achievement Come from low income family* Actively participates in the extra-curricular activities and community activities The student didn’t received any other scholarships from other institutions in the academic year 2021/22 By Nomination: Candidates for the scholarship may be nominated by their school principal or teachers Application: School submit Participation Form on or before 9th September 2021, and submit student nomination through the scholarship online application system on or before 11th October 2021 (by 12nn) Enquiry: Should you have any questions/enquiries, please contact Mr. Law of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. (Telephone: 2876 2481 / E-mail: [email protected]) ...

HSBC HK COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME

HSBC HK COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME REACHES 6 MILLION PEOPLE IN A DECADE Launches NGO Innovation Hub to Promote Cross-Sector Collaboration 【Press Release, 28 July 2021】 The HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme (“CPP”), one of the largest community project of its kind in town, has reached 6 million beneficiaries in Hong Kong over the last 10 years.  HSBC has donated HKD216 million to support over 1,300 projects in 18 districts across Hong Kong. Huifeng ZHANG, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Asia-Pacific, HSBC, said, “As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme, we are proud to see local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) harness their creativity to meet the changing needs in the community.  In recent years, many of our projects focus on supporting the younger generation to enhance their financial health and digital savviness which are necessary skill sets for them to prepare for the future.  We look forward to work with all partners to create positive impact in our community as the projects roll out from September.”  Future skills was introduced as one of the recurring themes of the CPP in 2018.  Since then, CPP has funded 40 per cent more projects that support the young ...

HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme 2021 – Result Announcement

Launched in 2012, the HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme(“CPP”) has been supported by the Home Affairs Department, the Social Welfare Department and The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS). CPP aims to inspire district-based community initiatives to foster a more inclusive society.  Also, it encourages cross-sector collaboration to address the social needs of local districts and help charities and community organisations in Hong Kong build capacity. In 2021, HKD36 million is allocated for supporting 69 projects under CPP.  HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme 2021 funding projects: District Organisation Name Project Name Hong Kong Island St John's Cathedral HELPing Hands - Programme to build more informed communities St. James' Settlement Instant Job Matching - Employment Support Project Methodist Centre Companions in Adversity Family - Support Project Hong Kong Playground Association Someday you will fly Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association Being With You Live Project Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Reborn with COVID - Clean up your mind Caritas Hong Kong Sleep Like a Baby Project The Warehouse Teenage Club Cultural & Creative Space - Youth Incubation Project The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Wellness SPOT Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service Youth rehabilitation- Cognitive and Social Training ...

Link University Scholarship 2021 (Application Closed)

Sponsored by: Link    Co-ordinated by: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service Project description: Support students who are the first amongst three generations in their families to attend university in Hong Kong. An extension of scholarship, Link Scholars Alumni aims to widen the horizon, realise their dreams and promote upward mobility of Scholarship recipients through various community engagement activities. Expected number of beneficiaries: 220 Type of Scholarship Application details on Scholarship for Year 1 Studies (Please click) Application details on Scholarship for Year 2, 3 and 4 Studies (Please click) Should you have any enquiries, please contact The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (E-mail: [email protected]) ...
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