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Applications invited for Main Fund of Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation
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 projects funded by the Main Fund of the Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation (the Fund) for 2024-25.
     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 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. Details are as follows:
Type of project Funding scope Amount of grant per application Application
Non-Capital Works Project Purchase of sports and recreational equipment
for collective use
Between $2,000 and $90,000 March 28, 2024
Capital Works Project Building of new
recreational facilities
The ceiling of grant is $700,000 March 28, 2024
Special Project Construction and improvement of sports facilities as well as procurement of sports equipment for promotion of sports development in Hong Kong Between $700,000 and $4,000,000 March 28, 2024
(first batch), and
August 30, 2024 (second batch)

     Each applicant organisation can only submit one application under each type of project within that year. The application guidelines and application forms are available on the website of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (www.cstb.gov.hk/en/councils-boards-and-committees/sir-david-trench-fund-committee.html).      
     For enquiries, please contact the Secretariat of the Sir David Trench Fund Committee at 3509 7068 or 3509 8039.
Ends/Friday, January 12, 2024
Issued at HKT 11:00
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