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Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project)

What’s new:
The funding limit for applications of the ADF has been increased from one third to two thirds of the budgeted total expenditure in each application with effect from 9 June 2014.

The Arts Development Fund (ADF) is a sub-fund under the Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation administered by the Home Affairs Bureau. It aims at promoting cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and other places.

Composition of the Sub-committee on the Arts Development Fund under the Advisory Committee on Arts Development
Chairman : Mr Maurice LEE Wai-man, BBS, JP
Members : Mr Vincent CHOW Wing-shing, BBS, JP
Mr Frank LEE King-ting
Miss Stella LEE Wai-fun
Ms Cecilia LEUNG Oi-ting
Ms Nancy LOO, MH
Ex-officio Members : Representative from the Home Affairs Bureau
Representative from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Representative from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Notes on Application (updated in June 2014) (PDF)
Application Form – Annex I (DOC)
Sample Undertaking – Annex II (PDF)
Project Report Form and Guidance Note for Completion of the Project Report Form – Annex III (PDF)
Project Report Form – Annex IIIA (DOC)
Display of Publicity Materials for Outbound Cultural Exchange Projects at LCSD Venues – Annex IV (PDF)

List of ADF Grantees (PDF)

Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation Annual Report 2014 - 15 (PDF)

For enquiries, please contact the Secretariat :
Address :

Secretariat of Arts Development Fund
Home Affairs Bureau
13/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices
2 Tim Mei Avenue
Tamar, Hong Kong

Telephone : (852) 3509 7055


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