How to apply to benefit from this year's campaign

PUBLISHED : Monday, 23 July, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 23 July, 2007, 12:00am

We are now calling for proposals for beneficiary organisations for the 2007 campaign. To be considered, please send in the application form with the following information:

Background and objectives of the organisation.

Background of the patron(s) and key staff/committee members.

The specific project that OSC can help your organisation realise.

What sort of donation you require (for example, cash, services or equipment) and how much. (Requests under $500,000 will be given priority in consideration).

How exactly you would use the donation and how you would measure its impact and gauge its success.

Please download the application form at and send it with two copies of supporting documents to Operation Santa Claus, South China Morning Post, 16/F Somerset House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.

Applications close on August 24, so act fast! For more information, please e-mail to or visit our website,

The $16 million raised in last year's Operation Santa Claus is still being disbursed to the 27 beneficiaries, which were grouped into five themes based on their focus. Here is how the money has been spent so far:

Campaign themes


1st round of grants (HK$)

Age-related Issues

Sham Shui Po Community Association 75,600

Hong Kong Alzheimer's Disease Association 500,000

Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres 224,660

The Boy's Brigade Hong Kong 148,950

Helping Hand 189,680

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals 120,000

Children and Young People

Youth Outreach 426,000

Christian Action 499,300

Yan Oi Tong 500,000

The Community Drug Advisory Council 235,500

Changing Young Lives Foundation 150,000

Caritas Hong Kong 303,036

End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation 331,850


Chi Heng Foundation 500,000

Aids Concern 491,600

The Society for Aids Care 40,900

Crossroads International 147,000

Medical issues

Playright Children's Play Association 244,700

Lions Kidney Educational Centre and Research Foundation 450,000

Children's Kidney Trust Fund 500,000

The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation 580,000

Mental and Physical Disabilities

Hong Kong Rehabilitation Power 498,845

Hong Kong Workers' Health Centre 494,160

Chun Tok School 500,000

The Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association 498,845

Rehabaid Society 250,000

TREATS 317,940

TOTAL 9,218,566