About Sustainable Development Fund

About Sustainable Development Fund

Poster of Sustainable Development Fund

  • What is the Sustainable Development Fund ?

    The Sustainable Development Fund (the Fund) has been established with a sum of $100 million to provide a source of financial support for initiatives that will help develop a strong public awareness of the concept of sustainable development and encourage sustainable practices in Hong Kong. 

  • Who is eligible to apply for funding ?

    o Organisations such as non-governmental and community organisations, academic and research institutes, etc; and 

    o Individuals aged 18 or above who are ordinarily residents in Hong Kong.

  • What types of project will the Fund support ?

    o Projects that can enhance Hong Kong people's understanding of sustainable development;

    o Projects that can encourage people to put the concept of sustainable development into practice;

    o Projects that can integrate at least two of the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainable development;

    o Projects that can benefit the community as a whole; and

    o Projects that are non-profit making in nature.

  • When to submit applications ?

    The call for the fourteenth round of applications to the Fund has closed on 24 December 2021.

  • Application Guidelines, Application Forms, Assessment Criteria, Priority Area and Briefing Slides (The Fourteenth Round of Applications)

    Application Guidelines (PDF) Download
    Application Form (Individual) (DOC) Download
    Application Form (Organisation) (DOC) Download
    Assessment Criteria (PDF) Download
    Priority Area (PDF) Download
    Briefing Slides (PDF) Download


  • Who to approach for assistance ?

    You can contact the Sustainable Development Fund Secretariat for general enquiries regarding the Fund.

    Address Environmental Protection Department
    5/F., Southorn Centre
    No. 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
    Hong Kong
    Contact Tel. No. 2835-1026
    Fax No. 2827-8138
    E-mail sdf@epd.gov.hk