What is SHARE?
As a hassle-free monthly giving programme of Community Chest, all donations through SHARE are a continuous source of funds to provide holistic and comprehensive support to a wide range of social service agencies, especially those who are less visible or relatively unknown.
Under the SHARE programme, the Government will provide dollar-for-dollar matching for any additional donations through SHARE, over and above donation levels of the preceding year, up to Financial Year 2023. Where businesses encourage their staff to donate regularly, the Government will allow part of the matching funds to be used by them to organise Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
The rest of the matching grant will go to a fund to be managed by Community Chest to benefit the social service sector. Social service agencies can apply for the grant to organise meaningful volunteer activities for corporates and to build up volunteer management capabilities to provide better opportunities and experiences for corporate volunteers.
Through the SHARE programme, Community Chest hopes to: