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- Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged

 

 

Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged

  

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The Dedicated Portion of the PFD for Implementing After-school Learning
and Support Programmes (Third Round Application)

is open for application with effect from 1 December 2016

For details, please click here. 

 

Introduction
Objective
Eligibility
Download Zone - The Tenth Round PFD Application (application closed) 
The Dedicated Portion of the PFD for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes 
  Enquiries
  Welfare NGOs' Proposals for Business Donation
Announcement of the Results in the 1st Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 2nd Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 3rd Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 4th Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 5th Round Application 
Announcement of the Results in the 6th Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 7th Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 8th Round Application
Announcement of the Results in the 9th Round Application
List of Advisory Committee Members and Honorary Advisors
Download zone - Materials and Photographs on 'Partnership Fund for the  new
Disadvantaged - Project Sharing cum Award Presentation Ceremony' 
Download Zone - Report on 'An Evaluative Study of the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged in Promoting and Sustaining Partnerships between NGOs and Business Corporations'
Download Zone - Report on 'An Evaluative Study of the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged for the Social Welfare Department'
NGO Websites

Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged

Introduction
   

To promote tripartite partnership among the welfare sector, the business community and the Government to help the disadvantaged, the Government announced in 2005 Policy Address the setting up of a $200 million Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged (the PFD).  To further encourage cross-sectoral collaboration to help the disadvantaged, the Government injected another $200 million into the PFD in 2010 and $400 million in 2015, with $200 million set aside for the dedicated purpose of launching more after-school learning and support programmes for primary and secondary students from grassroots families to facilitate their whole-person development.

Under the PFD, the Government provides matching grants having regard to the donations made by business organisations to support applicant organisations in running social welfare projects.

   
Objective
   

 

The Fund aims to incentivise the welfare sector to expand their network in seeking and securing corporate participation, and to encourage the business sector to take up more corporate social responsibility for creating a cohesive, inclusive and caring society.

   
Eligibility
   

 

Bona-fide charitable welfare NGOs having tax-exempted status under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap. 112) can apply for the matching grants from the PFD.

   

Priority consideration will be given to applications which are :

   

in pursuit of 4'Es', namely Enhancement of quality of life, Employment / Skill development, Empowerment and Exclusion prevention;

   

with output and outcome evaluation;

   

with promising sustainability and strategic partnerships with the business corporations;

   

with elements of early intervention with preventive measures targeting a social problem; and

   

demonstrative of the initiatives of the applicant welfare NGO in rendering appropriate services to meet the changing needs of the target groups and expand their social partnership.

   
 
   
   
 
                                                                                            

Download Zone - The Tenth Round PFD Application (application closed)

 

 

 Application Guide (Tenth Round Application)

          PDF Document Acrobat Doc 

 

 Application Form (For application involving a matching grant not exceeding $100,000)

           Word Doc / PDF Document Acrobat Doc

 

 Application Form (For application involving a matching grant exceeding $100,000)

           Word Doc / PDF Document Acrobat Doc

 

 Annex - Checklist for Submitting Application
         
PDF Document Acrobat Doc 

 

 Sample of Application Form (For application involving a matching grant not exceeding $100,000)
         
PDF Document Acrobat Doc 

   
Enquiries  
   
 

Any enquiries can be made to the Secretariat of Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged through the following means of contacts:

Tel. No. : 2892 5104 / 2892 5249

Fax No. : 2572 3540

Office Hours : 8:45 am to 1:00 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm on Mondays to Fridays (lunch break from 1 pm to 2 pm). Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

 
Welfare NGOs' Proposals for Business Donation  
   

To facilitate welfare NGOs establish partnership relationship with the business sector, SWD will disseminate information on welfare NGOs' proposals for business donation through this web-based platform.

Letter to NGOs and General Information on Posting (Annex 1)
Proposal Form (Annex 2)
Form for Post Deletion (Annex 3)

 
   
Download Zone  
   

List of Advisory Committee Members and Honorary Advisors 

   

Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged - Project Sharing cum Award Presentation Ceremony

 

The Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged (the PFD), since its set up in 2005, has exemplified the proliferation of cross-sectoral partnership in helping the disadvantaged.  Adopting the theme of “In partnership we build a caring community”, the Social Welfare Department (SWD) organised the “Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged - Project Sharing cum Award Presentation Ceremony” (the ceremony) on 3 November 2016.  The ceremony aimed to commend the joint efforts and contributions of organisations including business partners, non-governmental welfare organisations (welfare NGOs) and schools participating in the PFD, and to encourage further collaboration in fostering a cohesive, inclusive and caring society.  

   
 

Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, JP, the Chief Secretary for Administration, and Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBS, JP, the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, when officiating the ceremony, commended all the participating organisations' contributions to the cross-sectoral initiatives.  They remarked that it was encouraging to see increasing support and participation in the PFD in the past years. 

   
 

Miss Annie Tam, GBS, JP, the Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare, and  Ms Carol Yip, JP, the Director of Social Welfare, and members of the Advisory Committee of the PFD were also officiating guests of the ceremony. Attendees of the ceremony included representatives from business corporations, welfare NGOs and schools which had participated in the PFD. 

   
 

The Outstanding Contribution Awards, the Excellence in Collaboration Awards and the Excellence in Participation Awards were presented at the ceremony to organisations for their outstanding contribution and participation.  The list of awardees may be downloaded from this page below.  Welfare NGOs, schools and business partners were invited to share and present their projects with a view to encouraging provision of diversified welfare projects in serving the disadvantaged. 

   
 

Please visit the following links for the video brief on the PFD, press release, list of awardees, photos and presentation slides of project sharing of the 'Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged - Project Sharing cum Award Presentation Ceremony' - 

   
  Video brief on the 'Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged'
   
  Press release
   
  List of awardees
   

 

Presentation slides of project sharing of the Rock Foundation Limited 

   

 

Presentation slides of project sharing of Youth Outreach 

   

 

Presentation slides of project sharing of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Bishop Hall Secondary School with Midland Charitable Foundation Limited 

   

 

Presentation slides of project sharing of Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Union of Hong Kong Limited

   

 

Presentation slides of project sharing of We R Family Foundation Limited

   

 

Photo Gallery 

   
 
cover1a1Officiating Guests  Group Photo Kickoff Ceremony
SLW speech   CS Speech  PLK exhibition 1
SJS exhibition 1  TWGHs exhibition 1  RFL project sharing 1 
RFL project sharing 2  YO project sharing 1  YO project sharing 2 
Outstanding Contribution Award  Excellence in Collaboration Award  Excellence in Participation Award 
HKSKHBHSS project sharing 1  CMAC project sharing 1  WRFFL project sharing 1
RFL project sharing 3  YO project sharing 3  HKSKHBHSS project sharing 2 
CMAC project sharing 2  WRFFL project sharing 2  PLK exhibition 2 
SJS exhibition 2  TWGHs exhibition 2  Registration 
     
   
   

Report on 'An Evaluative Study of the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged in Promoting and Sustaining Partnerships between NGOs and Business Corporations'

A research on 'An Evaluative Study of the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged in Promoting and Sustaining Partnerships between NGOs and Business Corporations' commissioned by the Social Welfare Department (SWD) and undertaken by the Centre for Third Sector Studies (CTSS) Department of Applied Social Sciences (APSS) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was completed in June 2008.  The full report of the study can be downloaded here:

 PDF Document  Acrobat Doc  

   

 

Report on 'An Evaluative Study of the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged for the Social Welfare Department'

A research on 'An Evaluative Study of the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged for the Social Welfare Department' commissioned by the Social Welfare Department (SWD) and undertaken by the Centre for Third Sector Studies (CTSS) Department of Applied Social Sciences (APSS) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was completed in February 2012.  The full report of the study can be downloaded here:

PDF Document Acrobat Doc

   

  

 

   

 

NGO Websites

  Information on NGO websites can be found in the 'Links' of the SWD Homepage
   
   
 
 

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