Launched in 2021, HKEX Impact Funding Scheme aims to support local charitable institutions which do not receive any regular government funding and recognised social enterprises to run short-to-medium term projects - delivering innovative solutions, serving a wide spectrum of people in need in our community and creating positive environmental impact.

Apply for funding.

The application for HKEX Impact Funding Scheme will open on 3 July 2024 .

Briefing Session
28 June 2024, 4pm

Register here before 26 June 2024, 12pm. Successful registrants will receive confirmation email after enrolment deadline.

Social Enterprises (SEs) which have a clear social mission, revenue model, and a proven track record and

  • Listed on the Social Enterprise Directory (SED) managed by the HKCSS; or
  • Accredited under the Social Enterprise Endorsement (SEE) Mark administered by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises (HKGCSE); or
  • Previously or currently supported by the government’s SE funding schemes, such as
    The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund); 
    Enhancing Self-Reliance Through District Partnership Programme (ESR); and Enhancing Employment of People with Disabilities through Small Enterprise Project (3E)

Funding Amount
HKD800,000 to HKD2,000,000 per project

The duration of each proposed project should be 12 or 24 months.
(Starting from 1 December 2024 and to be completed on 30 November 2025 or 30 November 2026. Each project will have a 1-month preparation period before project launch)

Application Method and Deadline
Eligible social enterprises should submit online application on or before 1 August 2024, 5pm.

For enquiry, please contact The Hong Kong Council of Social Service at