Social Innovation
Co-working Space
Subsidy Scheme

  • To provide 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

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 and chargeable business services provided by the co-working space which will help address the needs of their business operation
  • Applicant should not be receiving any other forms of government rental subsidy throughout the subsidy period

  Amount of Subsidy
  • Subsidy capped at HK$144,000 in total during the subsidy period which shall in aggregate last for not more than 36 months

  Application Method
For Subsidy Application:
For Co-working Space Registration:
  Application Period
  • All the year round
  Registered Co-working Spaces

SIE Fund Secretariat
14/F, Treasury Building,
3 Tonkin Street West, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon
Tel: 2165 7249
Email: siefund@effo.gov.hk