In March 2015, HSBC issued the HSBC Anniversary Banknote to commemorate its 150th anniversary. Net proceeds from the sale will be donated to local charities in Hong Kong through the Hongkong Bank Foundation, and The Community Chest of Hong Kong under its HSBC 150th Anniversary Charity Programme.
HSBC has committed to donate HK$ 100 million from the net proceeds of banknote sales to The Community Chest of Hong Kong for two rounds of allocations. The first-round allocation has been funding 24 projects. The second-round allocation supports initiatives that address the current service needs of Hong Kong, with the aim to improve the lives and well-being of Hong Kong people, and to foster mutual help and capacity building.
For allocation via the Hongkong Bank Foundation, please visit http://www.hsbc.com.hk/150charityprogramme/eng for information of the supported projects.