25. 11. 2018    ISSUE 13

CUSE Fund 2018-19: Open for Application Now

Launched by this Centre in 2015-16, the Social Enterprise Startup Scheme has been encouraging CUHK students and recent graduates to make good use of their expertise to establish or expand their social enterprises.  Participants will enrol in a mentorship programme through which valuable advice on formulating business plan and practical skills of running an enterprise will be offered by experienced alumni.  The horizon and business network of participants are also expected to be widened.  Above all, they may receive CUSE Fund to start up an enterprise with social mission.  The CUSE Fund of 2018-19 is now open for application.  Details are as follows:


1.Each team must consist of 2 to 10 participants, at least half of which are CUHK students or
alumni who graduated within the last three years
2.Participants may serve as the Project Leader (PL) for one team only, and the PL should be
either a CUHK student or an alumnus
3.To qualify for the interview, at least half of the team (including the PL) should attain an
attendance rate of at least 50% in the S.I. Leadership Workshop* which are conducted in
October and November of 2018
4.The attendance requirement of the teams who have submitted business plan to apply for
CUSE Fund 2017-18 can be waived
5.The project has never received S.I. Leadership Award** organised by the Yunus Social
Business Centre@CUHK, which is a subsidiary of this Centre
6.The project cannot apply for CUSE Fund and S.I. Leadership Award simultaneously


14 - 25 January 2019:Interview
1 February 2019:Announcement of result
February - May 2019:Workshops and mentorship under the Social Enterprise Startup Scheme
7 June 2019:Submission of business plan
Early-July 2019:Presentation (exact dates to be confirmed by 25 January 2019)

Judging criteria

3.Execution/ implementation
4.Social impact
5.Stakeholders' engagement


Each selected team will receive a maximum of HK$100,000 as seed money


The scheme will be conducted in Cantonese


Please click here to register online


11:59 pm of 14 January 2019

If you have any enquiry, please contact Mr. Or of this Centre at 3943 3227 (Tel) or timothycnor@cuhk.edu.hk (Email), or click here to visit the Facebook page of CUSE Fund.


* Introduction of S.I. Leadership Workshop can be learnt from https://goo.gl/jzDu5K
** Introduction of S.I. Leadership Award can be learnt from https://goo.gl/ngPxfM


# Please click the image at the top-right corner to view the full poster.

CUSE Fund 2018-19: Open for Application Now

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