Greening School Subsidy Scheme 2023/24


The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD)

Details of the Scheme

The Greening School Subsidy Scheme consists of the following four activities:

(a) Submission of proposals on greening school projects by schools;
(b) Grant of subsidies to schools by the LCSD for implementation of greening projects and activities;
(c) Visits to participating schools by experienced horticulture instructors to provide advice and monitor the progress of the projects; and
(d) Adjudication and presentation of the Greening School Project Awards to meritorious schools.
Please refer to Appendix 1 for details.


To encourage schools to green their campuses, raise the awareness of students about greening and cultivate their interests in growing plants.

Eligibility of Entry

All local registered primary, secondary, special schools and kindergartens may apply.

(In case of over-subscription, priority will be given to schools which have not participated in the Scheme before.)


Please complete the application form at Appendix 2 and provide details of the estimated expenditure at Appendix 3. Applications should reach the Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit, the LCSD by fax (Fax No.: 2367 0556), email at or post to 1/F, Kowloon Park Management Office, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon on or before the closing date.

Closing Date of Application

25 May 2023


(a) Invitation of applications May 2023
(b) School visits and assessment of subsidy applications Jun –Aug 2023
(c) Grant of subsidies Sept 2023
(d) Implementation of greening projects and activities by schools Oct - Dec 2023
(e) Submission of activity record books and statements of expenditure Jan 2024
(f) Adjudication of the Greening School Project Awards Jan - April 2024
(g) Announcement of the Greening School Project Awards May 2024


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