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Applications invited for Equal Opportunities (Sexual Orientation) Funding Scheme

     The Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (CMAB) invites applications under the Equal Opportunities (Sexual Orientation) Funding Scheme 2018-19 as from today (February 8).

     "The Government is committed to fostering the culture and values of inclusiveness and mutual respect and promoting equal opportunities for people of different sexual orientation and gender identity. The funding scheme provides funding support to worthwhile community projects which aim at promoting equal opportunities on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity, or seek to provide support services for the sexual minorities," a spokesman for the CMAB said.

     Information on making applications is available on the CMAB website (www.cmab.gov.hk/en/issues/equalsdofs_sex.htm). The deadline for applications is March 29, 2018.

     A briefing session will be held on February 22, 2018 in the Conference Room, 13/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong, to brief interested parties on the scope and operation of the funding scheme.

     For enquiries, please contact the Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Unit of the CMAB at 2810 3205.

Ends/Thursday, February 8, 2018
Issued at HKT 10:00