Asian Charity Services is committed to supporting our fellow NGOs as we begin to adapt to our new normals. We have collated a number of resources and tools here that you may find useful.
More than 1 million people in Hong Kong count on nonprofit organizations for basic necessities and other critical support. But almost every NGO has suffered reduced funding, and has had to reduce its services. ACS' new Community Support Platform allows NGOs to more easily share their most urgent needs. If you are an NGO and would like to participate in this Platform, please complete this Questionnaire. Please get in touch with us at email@example.com if you have any questions.
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.
This Summary reflects the discussion with NGO Leaders on the challenges they have experienced over the past year, and opportunities we see going forward. Also included in the Summary are the results of a survey which reflect the increased demand for NGO services and access to funding.
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 and above are eligible for a cash payout of HKD10,000 from the HKSAR Government. Registration can be done online or on a form, and is open until 31st December, 2021.
Encourage your funders to be part of the #BridgetheGapHK campaign by pledging to match all public donations which you can raise between now and Dec 2021. Double the donations and double their impact!
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.
Time Auction is a charity that advocates volunteerism by encouraging volunteering with inspiring experiences. They have launched a new technology platform to facilitate the skilled volunteers and NGOs matching. You can now sign up to their new platform and post your skill-based volunteer needs. If you're interested in finding more about their platform, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org!
Cutting expenses and fundraising are cousins in financial sustainability planning and projection. We hope these Financial Sustainability Planning Templates help you to navigate your way to Build Back Better.
This toolkit will show you how to design and strategize for impact in your progressive social change initiatives. It is designed for documentary or journalist video-makers, established Video for Change organizations, and nonprofit organizations that are using or thinking about using video to engage their communities.
From now until September 2020, NGOs can apply for a free 6-month trial access to the Socialbakers AI tool, in order to better engage their audience, and expand their reach. Apply by emailing support_NGO@socialbakers.com
PILnet has gathered a series of up-to-date resources with practical guidance on certain operational challenges that NGOs may be facing during this time, including FAQs on Covid-related liabilities and employment law. These resources are not intended to provide, nor should it be relied on as, any legal advice. Please contact PILnet directly should you require specific (free) legal assistance.