Since its establishment, the Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation has been able to receive generous donations from enthusiastic individuals and organisations to set up various development funds and realise a number of new initiatives that are innovative and have profound impact on the community. Major initiatives include:
Chinese Medicine Clinical Research – supported by the Simon Suen Foundation
In 2021, the University received a generous donation from the Simon Suen Foundation in support of the University’s artificial intelligence and clinical Chinese medicine research, in particular the use of intelligent wearable devices to collect important data for related research projects.
BOC-HKBU Chinese Medicine Community Stroke Prevention and Rehabilitation Scheme
In 2021, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (HKSKH) Welfare Council Limited received a generous donation from Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK) for the three-year “BOC–HKBU Chinese Medicine Community Stroke Prevention and Rehabilitation Scheme”. The Scheme provides free Chinese medicine rehabilitation treatments to 500 eligible low-income stroke patients, and it also offers free preventive treatments and tracking assessments to 1,200 people who have a medium to high risk of having a stroke.
Dorothy Shen Wong Memorial Fund
In 2021, the University received a generous donation of HK$50 million from Professor Raymond R. Wong, SBS, a veteran journalist, for the establishment of the Dorothy Shen Wong Memorial Fund, which is designated for the strategic development of the University’s School of Communication.
HKBU SEED Fund
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to the global economy. Foreseeing the challenges that graduating students will encounter, HKBU rolled out Project SEED (Student Engagement, Enrichment, and Development) and the HKBU SEED Fund. With the strong support of friends, staff and alumni of HKBU, numerous unsolicited donations and pledges amounting to HK$10 million have been received.Related Website
Jockey Club Campus of Creativity
In 2020, the University received a generous donation of HK$452 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust for the development of the brand new Jockey Club Campus of Creativity, which will double the University’s student residential places and add a state-of-the-art academic and co-creation space.Related Website
Cheung On Tak Endowed Professorship in Chinese Medicine
In 2020, the University received a generous donation from the Cheung On Tak Charity Foundation for the establishment of the “Cheung On Tak Endowed Professorship in Chinese Medicine”. It is hoped that more innovative and significant research related to Chinese medicine can be conducted at HKBU.Related Website