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About Us

ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION

The Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation ('The Foundation') is a charitable organisation that was established to leverage the economic growth opportunities made possible by the Greater Bay Area concept. Guided by our mission 'For Our Youth For Our Future', the Foundation seeks to promote exchanges and support Hong Kong youth in their studies, careers and entrepreneurship in the Greater Bay Area.  

YO PLACE is an integrated online and offline youth platform developed by 'The Foundation', that provides Hong Kong youths with information and services related to further their employment and achieving their dreams in the Greater Bay Area.  

YO PLACE integrated platform mainly operated under a membership scheme, aiming to create close connection with young people in Hong Kong.  

Members of YO PLACE can browse the information of the Greater Bay Area on the online website, learn about the services provided by the Foundation, apply to participate in related activities and rent offline facilities.  

The offline platform is a centre that provides venues with multimedia facilities, ie. LED wall, projector screens and shooting equipment for youth activities, such as KOL live broadcast, training courses, workshops, cultural exhibitions, etc. 


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"Dubbing Academy" Completed Successfully, Helping Youths in Realising Dreams and Inspiring Their Career Development in the Dubbing Industry Reality Show will Broadcast on Jade in November

"Dubbing Academy", jointly organised by the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation (abbreviated as Greater Bay Area Youth Foundation) and the Television Broadcasting Limited (abbreviated as TVB), provided a free professional dubbing experiential course to Hong Kong youths who wish to pursue a career in the dubbing industry and helping them equip themselves to realise their dreams. The course was recently completed, the 20 participants being selected from the 100 qualifiers had smoothly finished the 10 dubbing classes and successfully graduated.

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Co-organized by Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation and Television Broadcasting Limited “Dubbing Academy” Officially Launched

Dubbing contest and star reality show “Dub of War” had been highly popular, with the performances of star contestants well received and intensely discussed among audiences and netizens. The show revealed the professional and rarely-known aspects of dubbing to the audiences. In view of this, Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation (abbreviated as Greater Bay Area Youth Foundation), with the mission of “For Our Youth, For Our Future”, has joined forces with Television Broadcasting Limited (abbreviated as TVB), which has been committed to professional talent training in the performing arts industry, to co-organize “Dubbing Academy”.

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Sponsored by The Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation Act Plus’s “Hong Kong Youth Animator Development Project” Graduation Ceremony 26 Young People with Grassroots Background Pursue Their Dreams of Self Actualization Despite the Epidemic

To encourage young people with grassroots background to pursue their dreams of being animators, The Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation sponsored the “Hong Kong Youth Animator Development Project”, a one-year programme run by Act Plus Education Foundation. Students overcome numerous difficulties and challenges brought by the epidemic, including moving to online learning, having to use mobile phone for online classes since they have no computer at home and spending four hours in traffic for school. 26 students completed the programme with flying colours, some found their life goals in animation, and some are willing to cut their salaries by half just to become an intern at Act Plus. The “Hong Kong Youth Animator Development Project” ignites students’ enthusiasm in learning, develops their talent in art and sets the direction for their careers.

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The Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation 'For Our Future Scholarship' Recognises 15 Outstanding University Students with Excellent Academic Performance and Contributions to Society and Provides Timely Assistance during Epidemic

In order to recognize and encourage local university students who demonstrate excellent academic performance with diverse development and a strong commitment to community service, the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation has launched the 'For Our Future Scholarship'. This inaugural scholarship received nearly 300 applications from 13 educational institutions. The Scholarship panel judges include: Mr. Daryl NG, Chairman of the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation; Mr. Tommy YUEN, Commissioner for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau; Professor Lap-Chee TSUI, President and Founding Member of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; and Dr. Allan ZEMAN, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group. The 15 finalists are all high achievers in their studies and are multi-talented. The panel judges were so overwhelmed by the remarkable quality of all 15 finalists that our foundation decided to extend the original number of awards from 10 to 15 to give our encouragement and support to the outstanding university students. Each student will be awarded a scholarship of HK$50,000 to support their academic studies and future development.

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Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation Offers Free Basic Courses on Artificial Intelligence to 2,000 Underprivileged Students With Opportunities to Take Part in National Competitions

Hosted by the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation and the Greater Bay Area Homeland Investments Limited, supported by the Shenzhen Bell Education Group, ’GenRobo’ AI course is now recruiting students with a goal to provide them with free basic training in robot building, programming and artificial intelligence for 2,000 Form 1 to Form 3 students in Hong Kong. In addition, 200 students who excel in the basic course will have the opportunity to take the advanced course. They will then participate in a local competition and the winners will be able to join the national robot competition to connect them with the bigger world.

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The kick-off ceremony of Run to Greater Bay Area Research Trip Successfully Held

The kick-off ceremony of the Run to Greater Bay Area Research Trip was held at Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Tuen Mun) on 25 November 2020. Sponsored by our Foundation and co-organised by the Up Knowledge Association and Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Tuen Mun), the project took young people on research trips to the Greater Bay Area. The aim of the project is to arouse their interest in sports technology and deepen their understanding of the industry, with the ultimate goal of having Hong Kong students continue their studies or develop a career in the Greater Bay Area.

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Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation Launches Anti-Epidemic Support Fund 2.0 Provides HKD2.1 Million to 21 Youth Services Organisations to Maintain Diversified Services Despite Adversity

The epidemic has lasted for months and affected people from all walks of life. In order to support organisations to maintain their youth services in times of adversity, Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation has launched the Anti-Epidemic Support Fund in April. Due to the continuance of the epidemic, another phase of the Anti-Epidemic Support Fund 2.0 with a total of HKD 2.1 million was granted to 21 youth organisations. Each has received HKD 100,000 in October. The beneficiary organisations cover a wide spectrum of youth services, including sports, career planning, science education, music, leadership training, culture and arts, such as Hoops for Hope Basketball Asia, Hong Kong Life Planning Association, Hong Kong Youth Science Academy, Gip Percussion Ensemble, APAC Youth Development Foundation and Sky Dancers.

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