Do more with your giving
At CFS, the simple act of giving goes a long way. We believe in philanthropy that extends the reach of traditional charity. Here, donors have every opportunity to make their mark on the bigger picture.
Transforming giving into positive impact is at the heart of what we do. We champion philanthropy based on community needs, because we believe in the power of informed giving.
As we continue to seek ways to make a difference with our donors and communities, one thing remains constant: our commitment to the process – from giving to impact.
What we do
donors’ interests with causes that are close to their hearts and offer ways for them to make a greater impact.
with charitable organisations to identify meaningful programmes that impact diverse communities.
funds and grants with a high level of accountability, so donors can be assured their gift creates lasting benefit for the community.
Get in touch with CFS today and let us help you do more with your giving.
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In the life of any organisation, there are special moments that will be remembered as being turning points. CEO Catherine Loh reflects on a phenomenal year and muses on a new era as CFS looks forward to the next decade with the exponential growth of community philanthropy and a new Chairman at the helm.read more
Donor advised funds (DAFs) are flexible, relatively inexpensive and can meet and adapt to changing interests. A DAF is also a tool you can spend down over your lifetime or pass it down to your children. It’s why DAFs are the fastest growing philanthropic tool in the United States. Eileen Heisman, President and CEO of National Philanthropic Trust shares more.read more
At the CFS Philanthropy Forum 2019, donors, charities and partners gathered to hear from leaders and experts on what lies ahead for community philanthropy. Headlining the evening was keynote speaker Eileen Heisman, President and CEO of National Philanthropic Trust. This was followed by an engaging panel discussion on how donor advised funds enable smarter, better giving.read more
The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has a new Chairman from 1 April 2019. Christine Ong will succeed Laurence Lien as Chairman of CFS. Christine who brings extensive experience spanning 30 years from the finance and banking industry takes over from Laurence who has been involved with CFS for the past 10 years.read more
Started in 2014 and managed by CFS, the IWF Education Fund has been supporting young women from financially-challenged backgrounds during their tertiary education. To date, the IWF Education Grant has disbursed over $150,000 to 60 young women from 12 local tertiary institutions.read more
The Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC) recently convened a Singapore roundtable on the topic of inequality. To spur dialogue to action, APC – in partnership with CFS – selected three intervention initiatives which aim to promote social inclusivity in Singapore, and organised a pitch session to invite member partnership and funding of these projects.read more