Applications invited for Main Fund of Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation
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The following is issued on behalf of the Sir David Trench Fund Committee:
 
     The Sir David Trench Fund Committee is inviting eligible organisations to apply for the Main Fund of the Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation (the Fund) for 2019-20.
 
     The Fund is to be used for the provision of facilities and purchase of equipment for projects in the furtherance of the objectives of the Main Fund. In keeping with the donor’s wishes, emphasis is placed on encouraging the purposeful use of leisure by young people.
 
     Three categories of grants are available under the Fund are as follows:
 
Type of Project  Funding Scope  Amount of  Grant per  Application Application Deadline
Non-Capital Works Project Purchase of sports and recreational equipment
for collective use
Between $2,000 and $90,000 5pm, March 29, 2019
Capital Works Project Building of new
recreational facilities
The ceiling of grant is $700,000
 
5pm, March 29, 2019
Special Project Construction and improvement of sports facilities, and procurement of sports equipment for promotion of sports development in Hong Kong Between $700,000 and $4,000,000 5pm, March 29, 2019
(First Batch) and
July 31, 2019 (Second Batch)

     ‚ÄčEach applicant can submit only one application under each type of project within the same year.
 
     The application guidelines and application forms are available on the website of the Home Affairs Bureau (www.hab.gov.hk/en/public_forms/forms.htm) and also obtainable from the Secretariat of the Sir David Trench Fund Committee upon request.
 
     Completed application forms should be submitted before the respective deadlines to the Secretariat of the Sir David Trench Fund Committee at the following address:
 
Secretariat of Sir David Trench Fund Committee
13/F, West Wing
Central Government Offices
2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar
Hong Kong
 
     For enquiries, please contact the Secretariat of the Sir David Trench Fund Committee at 3509 7068 or 3509 8039.

Ends/Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00

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