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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.

Latest news


The Child Development Account (CDA) top-up programme: Giving much needed support to pre-school children from low-income families

Pre-schools are especially essential in providing a solid foundation for children to get an education, and to also build confidence and impart social skills, which will stay with them for life. As such, The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) is partnering with EtonHouse Community Fund (ECF) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) on a Child Development Account (CDA) top-up programme which will benefit around 1,300 pre-schoolers from low-income families this year.

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Start a donor advised fund: plan your giving flexibly and sustainably

CEO Catherine Loh goes on Money FM 89.3 to speak about the donor advised funds. Elliott Danker: Funds such as DAFs are especially needed during the current COVID-19 pandemic because that’s where you have more people in need. Many charities have shared that donations have been falling.

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Charitable funds boost donations in a tough year for giving

SINGAPORE – More wealthy people are setting up charitable funds that give at least six-figure sums to their chosen causes. There were 143 donor advised funds set up with the Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS), disbursing $20.2 million to charitable causes in the non-profit organisation’s financial year that ended in March.

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Pragmatic reasons to engage In philanthropy

For those who are privileged enough to have the means to make a positive impact, embarking on a philanthropic journey could be the most effective way to change the world.

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S’poreans donated $90m in first five months of 2020, equal to whole of last year’s donations

SINGAPORE – Singaporeans have stepped up to help those in need and those most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Community Foundation of Singapore commits up to S$300,000 to extend student meal subsidies during circuit breaker

SINGAPORE: The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has committed up to S$300,000 in funding to extend the Recess@Home programme until the end of the “circuit breaker” on Jun 1, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Thursday (May 14).

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