The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), in partnership with HKEX Foundation, has set up the HKEX Impact Funding Scheme. The Scheme supports non-subvented local charitable institutions to undertake new services/ideas or enhance their current services focusing on the four focus areas of HKEX Foundation, i.e. Financial Literacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Poverty Relief and Environmental Sustainability, serving a wide spectrum of people in need in our community and addressing social and environmental challenges of the society.


Application Details

Date of Application

The Scheme will be opened for online applications from 1 November to 1 December 2023 (5pm).



Local Charitable Institutions that

  • Registered under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap 112);
  • Do not receive government’s regular subvention (Except the funding for project-based services and services awarded by the way of bidding); and
  • Provide charitable services to local communities in Hong Kong


Fund Size

The fund size for each proposed project should range from HKD500,000 to HKD1,000,000.


Duration of Each Project

The duration of each proposed project should be within 12 months. (Starting from 1 June 2024 at the earliest and to be completed on or before 31 May 2025, each project can have 2 months for preliminary preparation before the project starts)



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About HKEX Foundation

HKEX Foundation was established in June 2020 to deepen HKEX’s connectivity and long-standing commitment to addressing the social and environmental challenges faced by our communities. It is a recognised charitable entity under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance. HKEX Foundation supports those in need through partnerships with local charities and funding projects across four focus areas: Financial Literacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Poverty Relief, and Environmental Sustainability.



The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Email: [email protected]


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