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EOC Promotes Equal Opportunities through Funding Programme


The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is to promote equal opportunities through its Community Participation Funding Programme on Equal Opportunities.
The EOC has supported over 1,160 projects by non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community groups, and schools ever since EOC was established to promote public understanding of equal opportunities and the principles and applications of the Sex Discrimination Ordinance, the Disability Discrimination Ordinance, the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance and the Race Discrimination Ordinance through the Community Participation Funding Programme on Equal Opportunities.
The funding programme 2019/20 (2nd batch) is now open for application. It aims at encouraging eligible organisations to carry out projects which promote public understanding of equal opportunities. It is hoped that the funded projects would foster anti-discriminatory attitudes and encourage members of the public to put aside their prejudices, and support and apply the principles of equal opportunities in everyday life. To be eligible for funding, applications should reach the EOC by 20 September 2019, clearly stating how the planned activities will promote equal opportunities, and/or foster anti-discriminatory attitudes and behaviors. The maximum funding limit of each project is $50,000. 
To introduce the guidelines and application procedures of this funding programme, the EOC will organise two briefing sessions for interested organisations.  One Cantonese and one English session will be held on 6 August and 8 August 2019 respectively at the EOC’s Wong Chuk Hang office.
Interested organisations can contact the EOC Office at 25118211, or may obtain details of the programme, funding application forms, and the briefing session enrolment form by visiting our website at http://www.eoc.org.hk > Publicity & Education > Community Participation Funding Programme.
Equal Opportunities Commission 
12 July 2019