Approved fund-raising activities
Update Frequency: Social Welfare Department: as necessary; Food and Environmental Hygiene Department: twice daily; Home Affairs Department: as necessary; Home Affairs Bureau: as necessary.

Information of approved fund-raising activities for Public Subscription Permit, Temporary Hawker Licence, Lottery Licence and Non-Charitable Fund-Raising Permit.

HTTP method: GET

Parameters:

  • fromdate: First date in a date range of the fund-raising activities searching for (in yyyymmdd format).

  • todate: Last date in a date range of the fund-raising activities searching for (in yyyymmdd format).

  • activity: Type of activity. Valid values are: fund: General Charitable Fund-Raising Activity; flag: Flag Day; lotpub: Lottery (Obtained Approval For Selling On Public Streets); lotpri: Lottery (Not Obtained Approval For Selling On Public Streets); sell: On-street Selling For Fund-Raising Purpose; noncharitable: Non-Charitable Fund-Raising Activity.

  • licence: Type of licence. Valid values are: lottery: Lottery Licence; psp: Public Subscription Permit; hawker: Temporary Hawker Licence; noncharitable: Public Fund-raising Permit for Non-charitable Purposes.

  • charitable: Charitable or non-charitable activity. 1 returns charitable activities; 0 returns non-charitable activities.

  • orderby: Sorting order of the returned data
    Valid values are: date: by activity date; activity: by activity type; licence: by licence type.

  • orderstyle: Sorting order of the returned data. Valid values are: asc: ascending; desc: descending.

  • itemperpage: no. of items returned on a page (max. 100)

  • page: based on itemperpage value, the page to be returned

Note:

  • If either fromdate or todate value is not provided, today's activity will be returned
  • If no activity type value is specified, all records with any activity type will be returned
  • If no licence type value is specified, all records with any licence type will be returned
  • If no charitable value is specified, both charitable and non-charitable actvities will be returned
  • If no orderby value is specified, the returned data will be sorted by date
  • If no orderstyle value is specified, the returned data will be sorted by descending order
  • If no itemperpage value is specified, the number of returned items will be defaulted to 10
  • If itemperpage is more than 100, a maximum of 100 records will be returned for each request
  • If no page value is specified, the data belongs to the first page will be returned
  • Activity schedule with timeFrom 00:00 and timeTo 00:00 indicates a whole day event

Data Dictionar(ies) : https://www.gov.hk/en/theme/fundraising/datasets/Data_Specification_for_Fund-Raising_Activities_PSI_EN.pdf

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