HKEX Impact Funding Scheme (Applicable to Social Enterprises) (Has been closed for application)

SE Promotion

HKCSS, in partnership with HKEX Foundation again in setting up the HKEX Impact Funding Scheme (the Scheme). With a grant of extra HK$10 million, the Scheme supports social enterprises (SEs) to undertake new practices/ ideas or enhance their current practices with a focus on the four focus areas of HKEX Foundation, i.e. Financial LiteracyDiversity and InclusionPoverty Relief and Environmental Sustainability in order to serve and support more targeted groups, and also solve the social problems and environmental challenges.

Application details are as follows.

  • Has a clear social mission and revenue model, and 
  • (a) Listed on the Social Enterprise Directory (SED) managed by the HKCSS; or
    (b) Accredited under the Social Enterprise Endorsement (SEE) Mark administered by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises (HKGCSE); or
    (c) 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)
Fund Size:

The fund size for each proposed project should range from HKD500,000 to HKD1,000,000

Duration of Each Project:

The implementation period of each proposed project should be 12 months (plus a maximum 2 months preparation period)

Application Period:

From 28 March 2022 (Monday) to 11:59 p.m. on 30 April 2022 (Saturday)(Has been closed for application)

Application Procedure & Points to Note:
  • The application unit should submit the duly completed application form and all required documents to HKCSS-SEBC within the application period via email (, with stating “Apply for the HKEX Impact Funding Scheme – social enterprise” on the email subject
  • The total size of the email (including all attachments) should not exceed 7MB
  • All documents must be in PDF format (the ‘Project Budget’ should be in Excel format)

Application Guidance Notes


Ms Janie CHAN (Tel: 2876 2491 / Email:
Ms WONG Yan Wing (Tel: 2864 2993 / Email: