Link Together Initiatives, Link’s flagship charity and community engagement programme, will open for fund application from tomorrow (Thursday) to 3 May (Monday). Aiming at enabling local communities to thrive and develop sustainably, the programme supports charitable organisations, including start-ups, to deliver innovative and impactful community projects across three focus areas: youth empowerment, active ageing and resource management.
Each year, Link Together Initiatives receives from Link an amount of up to 0.25% of its net property income from the previous financial year. Since its founding in 2013, the programme has earmarked a total of $89 million for more than 150 projects, resulting in 10 million beneficiaries.
In addition to offering monetary support, Link Together Initiatives is committed to building an ecosystem among NGO partners, creating synergy opportunities for them and amplifying the positive impacts brought to the communities. Leveraging its diverse network and unique portfolios with proximity to the community, Link extends its support to the awarded organisations by providing active project management, staff volunteers and promotional platforms during project implementation, which can help to achieve a healthy community.
Link Together Initiatives awarded seven projects in 2020/2021, three of which were new and helped address the social challenges that became more acute in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organisations that are interested to apply for the 2021/22 funding can submit their applications online through Link’s website. For details about the application process, please refer to the following page:
Link Together Initiatives
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