Mind Matters

Mind Matters

【Funding opportunity for mental well-being project】

Asian Charity Services (“ACS”) is excited to announce the launch of Mind Matters – A Hackathon for Social Impact, a campaign co-designed with HSBC Private Banking that aims to rekindle Hong Kong’s can-do spirit by supporting local NGOs in further mental well-being services in Hong Kong. 

A two-year grant of an amount ranging from HK$1,000,000 to HK$4,000,000 per project will be awarded to at least 3 charitable organizations. The final grant amount will be determined based on the size and scope of the project. 

All charitable organizations registered under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance are welcome to apply.

Focus Areas
Calling all eligible NGOs to submit mental well-being project ideas that:

  • Focus on early intervention with young people to develop resilience and life skills; or
  • Help the most affected populations which experience mental health challenges; or
  • Raise awareness and make care accessible to vulnerable groups.

Key dates

1. Online Briefing Session: July 22   
» Cantonese session: 10am-10:45am 
» English session: 11am-11:45am

2. Online Training Session: July 24 10am-11am*

3. Proposal Submission Period: July 27 – August 7

4. Hackathon Session: August 22

*This training is compulsory for those who would like to apply for this funding.

Registration Deadline: July 20, 2020

For any enquiries, please kindly contact Vivian Tsoi at 3441 8001 or mindmatters@asiancharityservices.org.


【精神健康項目基金現正接受報名】

Asian Charity Services (“ACS”)受滙豐私人銀行委託舉辦「心『腦』歷程 ‧ 從『心』開始」。此項目旨在向推動精神健康相關服務之非牟利機構提供項目資助,以此重燃香港人的積極態度,讓香港能夠繼續穩步向前。

最少3間合資格非牟利機構會獲得爲期2年的項目資助,而每個項目的資助金額由港幣100萬至400萬不等。項目資助金額會視乎該項目之大小和服務種類以作出最終決定。

本項目開放予所有按《稅務條例》(第112 章)第88條獲豁免繳稅的非牟利團體報名。

資助範疇
邀請所有合資格的非牟利機構提交有關精神健康的項目構思,而該構思須為以下範疇:

  • 為青年人提供早期介入服務,以建立其抗逆力及生活技能;或
  • 為容易受精神健康問題困擾的群體提供幫助;或
  • 增加弱勢群體能夠接觸精神健康相關之資訊和服務的機會。

時間表

1. 網上簡介會: 7月22日
» 廣東話環節: 10am-10:45am 
» 英文環節: 11am-11:45am

2.網上培訓講座: 7月24日 早上10時至11時*

3.提交計劃書: 7月27日至8月7日

4.Hackathon 培訓: 8月22日

若貴機構希望報名並提交計劃書,則必須出席此網上培訓講座。

截止日期: 2020年7月20日

如果你有任何疑問,請致電+852 3441-8001或電郵至mindmatters@asiancharityservices.org與蔡小姐聯絡

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