How Do We Support?

  • Donation
    Application
    Submission

  • Donation Application Review

  • Vetting
    Process

  • Project
    Implementation

  • Donation
    Application
    Submission

    Reject
  • Accept
  • Donation Application Review

  • Due
    Diligence
  • Vetting
    Process

    Reject
  • Approve
  • Project
    Implementation

  • Donation
    Application
    Submission

    Reject
  • Accept
  • Donation Application Review

  • Due
    Diligence
  • Vetting
    Process

    Reject
  • Approve
  • Project
    Implementation

Donation Application Submission

We accept donation applications throughout the year. Applicants interested in applying for our donation should complete the Donation Application Form (please click HERE) and allow ample time for the review and vetting process. For due diligence purposes, Applicant is required to upload the following documents during the online application process:

  1. Section 88 Tax Exemption Certificate (if applicable)
  2. Latest annual report of the organization (if applicable)
  3. Certificate of Incorporation, Business Registration, or Society Registration Certificate Latest annual report of the organization (if applicable)
  4. Full names (in Chinese and English) and titles of current Members, Founding Member(s), and Board of Directors of the organization (mandatory)
  5. Full names (in Chinese and English) and titles of Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Director/ Principal or equivalent position (mandatory)
  6. Latest audited financial statement (mandatory)
  7. Signed declaration form (mandatory) (please download HERE)
  8. Concept Note/Proposal (mandatory) to include:

  • 1

    Program name;

  • 3

    Objectives of the Program;

  • 5

    Target beneficiaries;

  • 7

    A brief landscape review (comparable service and key players in the community);

  • 9

    Intended impact and outcomes

  • 2

    Charitable Purpose of the Organization and of the Program;

  • 4

    Implementation summary and duration;

  • 6

    Key deliverables;

  • 8

    Budget summary;

  • 1

    Program name;

  • 2

    Charitable Purpose of the Organization and of the Program;

  • 3

    Objectives of the Program;

  • 4

    Implementation summary and duration;

  • 5

    Target beneficiaries;

  • 6

    Key deliverables;

  • 7

    A brief landscape review (comparable service and key players in the community);

  • 8

    Budget summary;

  • 9

    Intended impact and outcomes

Donation Application Review

We may request Applicant to provide additional information and documents during the review process. We will be in touch with Applicant if its application is shortlisted for further consideration. Should Applicant not hear from us within 6 months from the Donation Application Form submission date, Applicant may consider its application unsuccessful.

Vetting Process

We vet donation applications in accordance with the Vetting Criteria on a regular basis. We will inform Applicants of the results at the earliest possible time to ensure the approved program/project will be implemented in a timely manner.

Vetting Criteria include:

  • 1

    Alignment with our vision, mission and values

  • 2

    Meeting community needs
    There is a demonstrated demand for the services outlined in the proposal.

  • 3

    Innovativeness
    The proposal adopts an innovative approach in addressing or meeting the needs of the community and/or target beneficiaries.

  • 4

    Deliverables
    There are clearly defined output and outcome measurement and/or performance indicators.

  • 5

    Cost-effectiveness
    The services/program will be operated in a cost-effective manner.

  • 6

    Life span
    If the proposal involves seeking funding for renovation and/or fitting-out, the said premises should not have undergone a major renovation in the past five years or have a remaining life span (e.g. lease term) of less than three years.

  • 7

    Organization’s capacity
    The organization should:
    – possess a good reputation and track record operating its services in an efficient and effective manner.
    – possess proven experience, expertise and manpower resources to deliver the proposed project/program.
    – have an established governance structure to ensure compliance with our requirements on monitoring and reporting.

  • 8

    Prior collaboration (if any)
    The Foundation’s prior experience with the organization.

  • 9

    Alternative/other funding source
    The fund-raising capabilities of the organization.

  • 10

    Other criteria deemed appropriate and necessary

Project Implementation

Donation Terms and Conditions

We will provide grantee with the terms and conditions of the donation once the application is approved.

Cost Overrun

Grantee is responsible for any cost overrun of the program.

Monitoring and Reporting

We believe the key to successful implementation of a program/project relies on an effective partnership. During the program implementation period, we will engage with grantee regularly via meetings, calls, and on-site visits. We will also request grantee to provide progress updates, reports, and evaluation data to ensure the appropriate use of the donation.

Capacity Support

We offer professional advice and guidance to grantee during program implementation. We value the opportunity to collaborate with grantee to enhance its capacity, enrich resources and build meaningful networks.

Acknowledgement

Grantee to acknowledge our contribution in accordance with our guidelines.

For enquiry, please reach us at abi_dhcf@dhchenfoundation.com