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.
Photo of HDB flats: Darren Soh.
DAFs are charitable fund accounts that people or organisations can open. An amount of money will be pledged to a cause they are passionate about. Former CFS chairman Laurence Lien says DAFs are motivating philanthropists to think more about the cause they would like to donate funds to and how their donations will help to solve the problem.read more
Lunch affairs with Singapore Exchange (SGX) head of global sales and origination and executive vice-president, Chew Sutat, does not come cheap. But it is not because he prefers fine dining or a lavish meal, but rather, he is always looking out for opportunities to raise funds.read more
Through working and volunteering in the non-profit sector, I often meet people living in dire circumstances. I vividly remember one incident while distributing breakfast to families living in public rental units. Speaking in simple English, the mother...read more
With almost one million low-wage migrant workers in Singapore, there is an increasing appreciation of the important role they play in our society. Yet, while migrant workers make up a significant part of our social fabric, their issues and challenges may often remain invisible from public view.read more
When stereotypes, stigmas and prejudices prevent people with disabilities or mental health problems from finding jobs, they are often financially or socially disadvantaged for life. To overcome these barriers, a new fund was launched to address the problem of social exclusion of disadvantaged groups here, bringing employment and vocational training support to where it is needed most.read more
The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has launched a new fund to raise the participation of marginalised groups in Singapore’s workforce. Among other things, the Lift (Learning Initiatives for Employment) Community Impact Fund will support programmes that provide vocational training for marginalised individuals, and place them in jobs in the open market.read more