The Yangzheng Foundation (formerly known as Yeung Ching Foundation) was established in 1990 and aims to promote, foster, develop and improve education in Singapore.

The grant focuses on providing financial support for needy students and other charitable bodies to aid social development of society.

Woh Hup Trust aims to make provision for the relief of poverty and suffering which includes the comfort, relief and protection of the infirm, aged, sick or poor; the provision of medical and/or surgical attention and/or recuperative treatment to those in need of the same.

Grants are provided to organisations whose area of work focuses on the social intergration of the elderly and underprivileged children.

The VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) aims to enhance governance and management capabilities of charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs) through the following grants:

  1. VCF Training Grant
  2. VCF Consultancy Grant
  3. VCF Shared Services Grant
  4. VCF Info-Communications Technology (ICT) Grant

All exempt, registered charities and IPCs can apply for the VCF.

Funds are provided to charities to cover local training courses, seminars in governance and management for Board members, executive heads and management staff of charities in the following areas:

  1. Board governance/Conflict of interest
  2. Strategic planning
  3. Financial management
  4. Human resource management
  5. Fund raising management
  6. Volunteer management
  7. Communications on social media

The VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) aims to enhance governance and management capabilities of charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs) through the following grants:

  1. VCF Training Grant
  2. VCF Consultancy Grant
  3. VCF Shared Services Grant
  4. VCF Info-Communications Technology (ICT) Grant

All exempt, registered charities and IPCs can apply for the VCF.

Funds are provided to charities to cover shared services in the following areas:

  1. Payroll service
  2. Finance and accounting services (accounts payable, accounts receivable, assets record management, journal adjustment, financial and management reports, and audit management)

The grant is under the purview of VCF Organisational Development Grant (ODG), which is split into 2 grants:

  1. Organisational Development Grant
  2. Clinical Supervision Grant

The Clinical Supervision grant supports social service agencies in engaging external consultants for clinical supervision for staff to enhance their professional skills, usually in the areas of casework and counselling. Specifically, the grant supports the capability building of professional staff such as social workers, case workers, counsellors and psychologists over two years.

The grant is under the purview of VCF Organisational Development Grant (ODG), which is split into 2 grants:

  1. Organisational Development Grant
  2. Clinical Supervision Grant

This grant supports social service agencies in reviewing and refining their organisational processes and practices through the engagement of consultants, and attaining organisational excellence certifications and accreditations such as Singapore Quality Class (SQC) and ISO 9000.

The grant is under the purview of VCF Innovation & Productivity Grant (IPG), which is split into 4 grants:

  1. IT Adoption
  2. Pre-Scoped Consultancy
  3. Adopting and Scaling of Innovation and Productivity Improvements
  4. Research

Funds are provided to Social Service Agencies in the adoption of IT solutions that can optimise resources and improve productivity for the organisation/sector. Examples of IT projects supported are:

  1. Customer Relationship Management System
  2. Integrated Database Management System
  3. Volunteer and Donor Management System

The grant is under the purview of VCF Innovation & Productivity Grant (IPG), which is split into 4 grants:

  1. IT Adoption
  2. Pre-Scoped Consultancy
  3. Adopting and Scaling of Innovation and Productivity Improvements
  4. Research

Funds are provided to support Social Service Agencies’ research in intervention strategy, service design and professional practice. The types of research conducted can be:

  1. Needs assessment; to identify needs and gaps of their sub-sector to pilot programme or review existing programmes
  2. Monitoring and evaluation; to evaluate how well a programme is being implemented to address any shortcomings in achieving desired outcomes
  3. Service development; systematic review of innovative service models to know what works
  4. Practice-based research; examination and analysis of practice to identify best practices through evidence-based research to develop social service professional practice

The grant is under the purview of VCF Innovation & Productivity Grant (IPG), which is split into 4 grants:

  1. IT Adoption
  2. Pre-Scoped Consultancy
  3. Adopting and Scaling of Innovation and Productivity Improvements
  4. Research

Funds are provided to Social Service Agencies (SSAs) in the following pre-approved categories:

  1. Community resources; help SSAs increase productivity by tapping onto community resources to improve pipeline of resources and build community self-support capacity and capability
  2. Process improvement; help SSAs review current practices, identify better work practices or bottlenecks in work, and re-design processes for improvements or productivity gains
  3. Ready technology enabler
  4. Space utilisation; help SSAs achieve productivity enhancements through effective utilisation of space that best meets the needs of clients and staff

The grant is under the purview of VCF Innovation & Productivity Grant (IPG), which is split into 4 grants:

  1. IT Adoption
  2. Pre-Scoped Consultancy
  3. Adopting and Scaling of Innovation and Productivity Improvements
  4. Research

Funds are provided to support Social Service Agencies in the adoption and scaling of innovation and technology solutions that will optimise resources and improve productivity for the organisation/sector. Specifically, there are two components:

  1. Adoption of Innovation and Productivity Improvement Projects; supports any relevant projects that are not related to IT Adoption, Pre-scoped Consultancy and Research
  2. Scaling of Innovation and Productivity Improvement Projects; supports larger scale productivity projects
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