How to apply to benefit from this year's campaign
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 osc.scmp.com/OSC2007template.doc 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website, osc.scmp.com
The $16 million raised in last year's Operation Santa Claus is still being disbursed to the 27 beneficiaries, which were grouped into five themes based on their focus. Here is how the money has been spent so far:
1st round of grants (HK$)
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
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