Social Innovation

Co-working Space

Subsidy Scheme

  Objective
  • To provide rental subsidy to social entrepreneurs and ventures for leasing desks or offices in co-working spaces with supporting services where they can co-work, co-make and co-create with their counterparts

  Eligibility
For Subsidy Application:
  • Grantees of the SIE Fund running social business which supports poverty relief or social inclusion in Hong Kong
For Co-working Space Registration:
  • A statutory organisation or a body corporate
  • Offer desks and/or office space with supporting services
  • Have the required license(s)
  • More than 6-month experience in running co-working space

  Funding Principle
  • "Money-follows-user" approach:
    • successful applicants can choose any co-working spaces registered under the scheme
    • successful applicants will receive, on an actual reimbursement basis, monthly subsidy for leasing desks or offices in the chosen co-working space
  • Applicant should not be receiving any other forms of government rental subsidy throughout the subsidy period

  Amount of Subsidy
  • Monthly rental subsidy up to HK$6,000 per grantee and HK$3,000 per desk/office/person for not more than 24 months up to end April 2022

  Application Method
For Subsidy Application:
For Co-working Space Registration:

  Registered Co-working Spaces
 
  Application Period
  • All the year round up to 30 April 2020

  Enquiry
SIE Fund Secretariat
41/F, Revenue Tower,
5 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: 2165 7267 / 2165 7227   Fax: 2524 7267
Email: siefund@effo.gov.hk
www.sie.gov.hk/en/coworkingspace.page