Greening School Subsidy Scheme 2019/20


Organizer

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD)

Details of the Scheme

The Greening School Subsidy Scheme embraces the following –

(a) Schools to submit proposals on greening school projects ;
(b) LCSD to provide subsidy for schools to implement the approved greening projects and activities ;
(c) LCSD to arrange lecturers experienced in horticulture to visit participating schools advising on the proposed greening school projects and monitor the implementation; and
(d) LCSD to adjudicate and present Greening School Project Award to meritorious schools.
Please refer to Appendix 1 for details.


Objectives

To encourage campus greening, promote a green culture among students and cultivate their interest in growing plants.

Eligibility of Entry

All local registered secondary, primary, special schools and kindergartens may apply. In case of over-subscription, priority will be given to schools which have never participated in the Scheme.

Application

Please complete the application form at Appendix 2 and provide details of estimated expenditure in Appendix 3. All applications should reach the Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit by fax (Fax No: 2367 0556) or by post (Address: 1/F, Kowloon Park Office, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon) on or before the closing date.  (Please call 2723 6053 or 2723 6041 on the same day after sending a fax or mail to confirm receipt of the application form.)

Closing Date of Application

31 May 2019

Schedule

 EventDate
(a) Invite applications May 2019
(b) Site visits for assessing applications for subsidy Jun –Aug 2019
(c) Release of subsidies to applicants Sept 2019
(d) Implement the approved greening school projects by applicants Sept - Dec 2019
(e) Submit activity record books and statements of expenditure Jan 2020
(f) Adjudicate Greening School Project Award to meritorious schools. Jan 2020
(g) Present Greening School Project Award to meritorious schools. May 2020

 

Enquiries

2723 6047 or 2723 6080

 
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