Apply for Funding

How to Apply

Applications for the 2024 funding cycle are now open. Applications will close on Friday 3rd May at 6pm. For further questions please email


● Applications must include at least two organisations working together. Collaboration is our primary criteria.

● The lead organisation must be a Chapter 88 charitable organisation (the other organisation(s) can be a charity, social enterprise, or private company).

● The project has a clear impact mission focused on environmental or social sustainable development in Hong Kong.

● The lead charitable organisation under Section 88 does not exceed in the previous financial year annual expenditure of HK$15 million and has a minimum 5 years’ track record in serving the Hong Kong community.

● The lead charitable organisation must commit to taking part in The D. H. Chen Foundation’s Project Fire Fellowship Program. This will involve active participation from 1-2 regular, fixed staff from each lead organisation in the Program’s monthly 4-hour networking and co-learning session, for a duration of 8 months. The sessions are tentatively planned to occur during Friday afternoons of the last week of each month.

(Main contact person for each organisation)
(State what the project aims to achieve and expected impacts in supporting accelerating sustainable development, environmental, or social in Hong Kong)
a. Project Timeline b. Project proposed outputs c. To encourage the development of volunteerism in Hong Kong, Rethink Foundation works closely with HandsOn Hong Kong. Please state if the project will involve HandsOn Hong Kong volunteers during the 8-month cycle. (State how the objectives will be achieved with implementation, based on an 8-month cycle)
(State the foreseen challenges/risks of launching the project and how will they be managed)
Max. file size: 50 MB.
Max. file size: 50 MB.
Max. file size: 50 MB.
Max. file size: 50 MB.
Max. file size: 50 MB.