The SIE Fund has engaged The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, PolyU Technology and Consultancy Company Limited, SOW (Asia) Foundation Limited*, and The Yeh Family Philanthropy Limited as intermediaries to design and administer various programmes for the Fund's priority areas of Capacity Building and Innovative Programmes.
(*SOW (Asia) Foundation Limited completed its service as an intermediary of SIE Fund in August 2016.)
- Individual programmes:
With the last round of application under HKCSS' Impact Incubator ended on 31 March 2019, funding application by innovative projects is closed for the time being until the launch of Innovation Programmes by the new batch of intermediaries. In the meantime, innovative projects with the theme on addressing the needs of the elderly can participate in the Silver Innovator Competition organised by HKCSS which is open for entries from April to 30 June 2019. Winning projects are entitled to funding support from the SIE Fund. Please refer to the website of Impact Incubator for more information.
Details of the new batch of intermediaries and Innovative Programmes are expected to be announced in the third quarter of 2019. Individuals and organisations with innovative ideas in addressing poverty issues and wish to seek financial support in the latter part of 2019 to implement innovative projects are advised to stay tuned for updates.