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 ...

HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme 2021 – Open for Application!

HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme 2021 Application period: From 1st March to 30th April 2021 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme (CPP). With doubled up funding HKD36 million from HSBC, CPP aims to drive innovative district-based initiatives under the theme “Moving Forward”, to offer prompt assistance to disadvantaged groups in meet growing challenges and enhancing social inclusion. district-based community initiatives across 18 districts in Hong Kong  Donation for each project ranging from HKD200,000 to HKD700,000  Project duration up to 12 months 2 funding focus: Future Skills, Well-Being Applicants must be non-profit organizations registered under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap112) for at least 3 years. Applications from individuals and commercial ventures will not be considered. The program is now open for enrollment from 1st March to 30th April 2021. You can apply through CPP website, please find the following information for details: CPP2021 - Briefing PPT and information in Capacity Building Workshop: Click here For details, please visit : https://www.communitypartnership.org.hk For enquiries, please email: [email protected] * The Guideline for the Use of Personal Data is available on the Website and can be viewed at:  https://www.communitypartnership.org.hk/privacy.aspx?lang=en-US HSBC FinFit Study “Future Skills”, one of the focus area in ...

邀請參與「街頭月捐籌募活動 – 公開籌款許可證」簡介會

社會福利署就 規管街頭月捐籌募活動 經過與業界磋商後,已擬定簽發公開籌款許可證的機制,並將於2022年1月1日起實施。為方便慈善機構了解此機制以及如何準備有關申請,社聯邀請到社署代表於2021年3月5日舉行簡介會,歡迎機構派員出席。 「街頭月捐籌募活動 - 公開籌款許可證」簡介會 日期:2021年3月5日 (星期五) 時間:下午2:30 – 5:30  (2:15開始登記 / 加入會議) 地點:社聯201室 (坐位有限,額滿即止) /  亦可選擇以 Zoom 網上會議出席 對象:有定期進行街頭月捐籌募活動 或 有意進行街頭月捐籌募活動的慈善機構 按此報名 請於2021年2月26日(星期五)或之前於網上報名。成功報名之人士會在3月3日電郵收到確認或登入連結及密碼。 查詢:[email protected] ...

滙豐香港社區夥伴計劃2021 – 申請簡介及專題培訓工作坊
第 2 場 – 未來技能 (1) – FinFit 財務健康

        滙豐香港社區夥伴計劃2021 - 申請簡介及專題培訓工作坊 第 2 場 - 未來技能 (1) - FinFit 財務健康 工作坊詳情 日期:2021年2月25日(星期四) 時間:上午10時至11時30分 (上午9時45分開始加入會議) 對象:具最少3年香港《稅務條例》第88條獲豁免繳稅的非牟利團體的代表 語言:廣東話 形式:網上 (請確保有穩定的上網系統和適合環境) *按此報名 (*名額有限,先到先得) 請於2021年2月19日(星期五)或之前於網上報名。成功報名之人士會在2月22日(星期一)電郵收到工作坊登入連結及密碼。 *本計劃的收集個人資料政策已載於本網,並可在下述連結瀏覽︰ https://www.communitypartnership.org.hk/privacy.aspx       嘉賓講員 滙豐香港區財富管理及個人銀行業務客戶市場主管 許長虹先生 香港家庭福利會理財教育中心經理 陳慧敏小姐 香港浸會大學社會工作實踐及精神健康中心創新社區發展召集人及社會工作系副教授 馮國堅博士 Mr. Brian Hui 許長虹先生 滙豐香港區財富管理及個人銀行業務客戶及市場策劃主管 許長虹為滙豐香港區財富管理及個人銀行業務客戶及市場策劃主管。許先生在金融服務業內從事市場推廣、客戶體驗,以及推動電子商貿與初創公司方面的業務發展擁有超過20年的豐富經驗。加入滙豐前,他曾於Faraday Future, LeEco and Amazon位於美國及中國辦事處擔任環球管理的工作,其中包括銷售及市場推廣、客戶管理、產品發展及客戶體驗等。許先生亦曾任職於花旗銀行及渣打銀行,在香港、中國及英國各地從事電子商貿、銷售及市場推廣,以及銷售管道管理。         目的 講解在社區中為不同人士灌輸正確理財觀念的方法,讓公眾了解理財教育及健康以提高社區理財能力方面的作用,以應對未來的挑戰和機遇 分享現時香港人財務健康的調查結果與需要,讓機構掌握現時與未來的社會理財需要與狀況,並介紹如何融入財務健康的概念於社區項目之中       內容 邁向FinFit香港 充滿挑戰的經濟和疫症下如何影響著每個人的日常生活和財務狀況,建立健康理財觀,迎接更好將來 理財健康加倍重要 歷經2020年不明朗的經濟環境,香港人更加關注自身是否做好周全財政準備,保持財政穩健及養成良好的理財習慣,介紹如何做到理財健康(Financial Fitness或FinFit)及其四大支柱 現時香港人財務健康的調查結果與需要 講述理財健康指數及調查結果、從中反映出香港社會的情況及問題,並針對其需要提供指引 套用財務健康的概念於項目設計中 介紹財務目標和提升理財健康水平的概念;在人生不同階段下如何處理不同的理財目標       滙豐香港社區夥伴計劃 2021 申請日期: 2021年3月1日至4月30日 本計劃為迎接10週年,於2021年推出新主題「並肩前行!」,並得滙豐加倍撥款至港幣3,600萬,期望凝聚各界促進社區共同成長以迎接未來的挑戰,建構一個共融和諧的社會。 支持18區以地區為本的創新活動 每個項目申請撥款額為港幣20萬至70萬元 資助為期最長12個月的地區公益服務 兩大焦點:未來技能、身心健康 申請機構須具最少3年《稅務條例》(第112 章)第88條獲豁免繳稅的非牟利團體資格。來自個人和商業機構的申請將不予考慮。 計劃詳情 :https://www.communitypartnership.org.hk 查詢電郵:[email protected]       ...

Guiding Star Scholarship Award 2020/21 – Invitation for application (for Sub-degree students)

Guiding Star Scholarship Award is sponsored by Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation. The scholarship aims to encourage social work students of being perseverance in adversities with aspiration of serving the community and commitment to social work profession, to grant the scholarship for alleviating the financial burden of the students and to support the students in pursuing continuing education and future development. Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation has appointed Hong Kong Social Workers Association (HKSWA) to organize the scholarship and co-organize with The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), including the review of applications, selection of awardees and disbursement of scholarship funds. There will be 20 scholarships in 2020/21. Each awarded student will receive a grant of HK$30,000. The awardee will be awarded to participate in Capacity Building Programme. We are inviting Social Work Full-time Sub-degree Students in academic year 2020/21 to apply for Guiding Star Scholarship Award, please download the scholarship application guideline or click here for more details. Eligible students may apply the scholarship via the online system on or before on or before 26 February 2021 at 5pm at https://gs.hkcsswg.org.hk . In order to benefit more needy and eligible students, past awardees of the Guiding Star Scholarship WILL NOT be considered. For enquiries, please contact ...
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