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The 11th Round Funding Exercise of the
Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme Is Now Open for Applications

The  Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (ACDFS) is designed and implemented by the Advisory Committee on Arts Development for the purpose of strengthening the cultural software and building the capacity of the arts sector of Hong Kong. The ACDFS calls for applications on an annual basis and provides funding support to innovative and impactful proposals that contribute to the objectives of:

  • capacity development of arts practitioners, arts groups, art forms and/or the arts sector
  • programme/content development
  • audience building
  • arts education

The ACDFS provides funding support for large-scale and cross-year arts and cultural initiatives and activities, covering various art forms and practices such as performing arts, visual/media arts, multi-disciplinary arts, community arts, arts education / appreciation / promotion, arts administration and arts technology. The scheme also seeks to cultivate a supportive culture for the arts in the community and to foster a tripartite partnership involving the Government, arts groups and the private sector to promote arts and cultural development in Hong Kong.

Interested artists/arts groups are encouraged to join the online briefing at 3pm on 8 December 2021 (Wednesday) to prepare submission of their applications.

The briefing will be conducted in Cantonese.

Pre-registration on or before 6 December 2021 (Monday) is required via the link below:

Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with the link for access to the online briefing.

Application will be closed at 6pm on 13 January 2022.

For details of the ACDFS and the Guide to Application, please click here.

The Secretariat, Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme
Address:       The Secretariat
                       Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme
                       Home Affairs Bureau
                       25/F, Wanchai Tower
                       12 Harbour Road
                       Wan Chai
                       Hong Kong
Telephone:  (852)3102 2934 / (852)3102 2935
Fax:               (852)3102 5997
Email:           [email protected]