Greening School Subsidy Scheme 2020/21


The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD)

Details of the Scheme

The Greening School Subsidy Scheme consists of the following –

(a) Submission of proposals on greening school projects by schools;
(b) Provision of subsidies to schools by the LCSD for implementation of the approved 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 campus greening, promote a green culture among students and cultivate their interest 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 never participated in the Scheme before.


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

29 May 2020


(a) Invitation of applications May 2020
(b) Site visits for assessment of applications for subsidy Jun –Aug 2020
(c) Release of subsidies Sept 2020
(d) Implementation of greening school projects by schools Sept - Dec 2020
(e) Submission of activity record books and statements of expenditure Jan 2021
(f) Adjudication of the Greening School Project Award Jan 2021
(g) Announcement of the Greening School Project Awards May 2021



2723 6053