The COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges to the entire globally community, as well as many opportunities for collaboration. We can all do our part to get through this crisis together. Asian Charity Services is committed to supporting you and your team during these extraordinary times. We have collated a number of resources from our network of nonprofit organisations and partners to help you navigate and weather the headwinds.
The Open Letter to Funders drafted by the NGO Taskforce is here for you to refer to and use in your discussions with your funders. We hope to encourage conversations on trust, multi-year unrestricted funding under flexible conditions and a more complete partnership between nonprofit organisations and their funders.
The D.H. Chen Foundation's Project Fuel will provide small-sized, non-subvented NGOs who successfully apply, (1) up to HKD750,000 in emergency financial support to maintain their core operations; and (2) a fellowship program with networking and coaching opportunities, to empower awarded NGOs to be more resilient in the face of adversity. Application period: May 25, 2020 at 12pm to June 5, 2020 at 12pm
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust has set up a $150 million “Community Sustainability Fund” to provide time-limited funding for small-to-medium non-subvented community service agencies, and sports organisations, to carry out service programmes to support those in need or promote well-being of specific target groups.
The HKSAR government will distribute "CU Masks" which contain anti-bacteria copper elements and can be used for 60 times to residents for free to ease the shortage of protective gears amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The HK Government Anti-Epidemic Emergency Fund has designated more than HK$130 billion to support enterprises, employees and the public. Click here to learn more about the Employment Support Scheme.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club has designated HK$100 million in its COVID-19 Emergency Fund for eligible charities to fight the virus and a further HK$30 million towards the distribution of anti-epidemic care packs to vulnerable groups.
FringeBacker Virtual Run Against COVID-19 benefitting Hong Kong Charities is an open challenge not just for runners but for anyone to have some fun while supporting the charities. The challenge begins on Monday, 27 April 2020. You can get your charity on the shortlist or rally your community to participate.
Carousell has launched “Covid-19 Free Ads for Charity”, offering up to HKD11 million in value of advertising space for nonprofits in Hong Kong and other countries in Asia, to enable them to get more visibility and access to volunteers and potential donors.
The HK Church Network for the Poor Love in Action Fundraiser uses small individual donations of HK$1,200 each to buy meals from small local eateries to feed poor individuals who live in the area, for a win-win outcome.
HandsOn Hong Kong has compiled an overview of the most urgent necessity needs of their network of 100+ charity partners, in the hope of securing donations.
In collaboration with Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE), The Women Foundation's intends to donate 500 second-hand portable devices such as laptops or tablets to underprivileged families to enable their children to access online school work and e-classes. To learn more about TWF, please visit https://twfhk.org/