Workshop on Grant Application for Community-related Project

Date :

2021-11-18 (Thursday)

Time :

09:30 - 12:30

Venue :

Room 807, 8/F, VTC Tower


3 hours

Medium of Instruction :

Cantonese with English Materials

Category :

Education Research

Level :


Mode of Study :


About the Event :

In this workshop, Ms Wong Chi Kan will introduce the principles and aims of conducting a community-related project and the methods and tools for developing a researchable topic based on the community's needs. Tips for preparing a fund application and the respective common mistakes will also be discussed. Group activity for practicing skills of preparing a fund application will be arranged during the workshop.

Mr Jack Mok will explain the internal procedures of preparing and seeking an externally funded project proposal in the VTC context.   He will also explain the major responsibilities in managing a funded project in compliance with the project agreement. 

Facilitator(s) :

Ms Wong Chi Kan & Mr Jack Mok

Ms Wong Chi Kan is a Registered Social Worker, and a Part-time Placement Supervisor/Lecturer of the Department of Social Work of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She had served as the Senior Supervisor of the Community Development Service of Caritas Hong Kong from 1997 to 2018. She is experienced in sourcing grants from various funding schemes to launch new projects and sustain existing services. Ms Wong has also actively participated in different research projects related to community development and the grassroots. Her publications always reflect the service needs of the elderly, women, and low-income families.

Mr Jack Mok is a Project Manager of the Quality Enhancement and Accreditation Office (QEAO), VTC.

Objectives :

The objectives of this workshop are

  • to enhance participants' skills in identifying the community needs and researchable topics; 
  • to equip and develop participants' capabilities in the grant application for community-based research projects; and
  • to enhance participants' understanding of the stages of an external grant application and of management of funded projects.

Intended Learning Outcomes :

On completion of the workshops, participants would be able to

  • use practical tools for identifying the community needs and researchable topics; 
  • develop a workable proposal for applying a community-related project fund; 
  • describe the general procedures for preparing and seeking approval for an external grant project proposal in the VTC context; and
  • identify the common major responsibilities in managing a funded project in compliance with the project agreement.

Target Audience :

VTC Teaching and Instructing Staff

Enquiry :

Dr LAU Kam Ming, Chrystopher
Project Officer
Tel: 2919-1559