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Four Social Innovation Funding Programmes Open For Applications

Four Social Innovation Funding Programmes Open For Applications

You may now apply for a funding support if you wish to address social problems through entrepreneurship.

The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) under the Commission on Poverty creates social impact through innovative solutions that address poverty and social exclusion partly through the intermediaries. Four Innovative Programmes run by the intermediaries are currently opened for applications, read the programmes details below and register now!

Good Seed (Cohort 2)

Objective: To help students or alumni of higher education institutions unleash their innate ability for innovation and develop innovative ideas and creative solutions to tackle social problems and address the needs of the underprivileged in Hong Kong.

Eligibility: The programme is open to students and graduates of higher education institutions in and outside Hong Kong with Hong Kong residency. Participants can enrol on an individual or team basis.

Intermediary: PolyU Technology and Consultancy Co Ltd

Application deadline: September 27, 2021 at 6pm

Details: https://goodseed.hk/


BEHub (Cohort 4)

Objective: Inspiring and nurturing the disadvantaged population and members of the public to become social innovators to address the challenges relating to poverty and social exclusion faced by the disadvantaged population, particularly rehabilitated persons, current or ex-drug abusers, people of diverse race, youth-at-risks, people with disabilities or persons in recovery, through innovative solutions.

Eligibility: "BEHub" is open to organisations or individuals, particularly disadvantaged people, aged 18 or above with no bankruptcy order or proceedings during the application.

Intermediary: The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong

Application deadline: September 21, 2021

Details: www.behub.org.hk / https://forms.gle/9dgEWzUb1GT8AHKk6



Impact Incubator (Third Round)

Objective: a one-stop platform that connects social entrepreneurs to knowledge, resources and networks of social welfare agencies, social enterprises, philanthropic foundations, business associations, professional bodies, etc. This platform helps social entrepreneurs implement innovative solutions to address poverty and social exclusion problems in Hong Kong and drive sustainable impact.

Eligibility: "Impact Incubator" is open to Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 years or above (for late prototype only) as well as organisations and companies registered in Hong Kong.

Intermediary: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Application deadline: September 30, 2021

Details: https://socialinnovation.org.hk/


 

Impact Incubator (innovative proposals addressing mental health and well-being in Hong Kong)

Objective: To address mental health and well-being issues amongst local youth, elderly and other disadvantaged groups in Hong Kong. The projects should also relate to poverty alleviation, prevention or social inclusion.

Eligibility: The programme is open to organisations and companies registered in Hong Kong.

Intermediary: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Application deadline: October 28, 2021

Details: https://bit.ly/2Xi45r3

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