The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) administers a Sports Subvention Scheme which provides annual subvention to the national sports associations (NSAs) to promote and develop the respective sports. The subvented programmes include:
- overseas and local international events;
- squad training programmes;
- development schemes (including sports training programmes, schools sports programmes, local competitions, community sports club project); and
- training for officials / international sports conferences.