Why Sayang Sayang Fund?

Fighting the impact of COVID-19 with the power of giving
The Sayang Sayang Fund is established as an agile, community response fund to convene donors and community partners to provide targeted support for vulnerable communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Impact in Numbers

$ 0 Mil
Funds raised
Grantee Organisations

Figures updated as of 17 November 2020

Our Initiatives


A ground-up partnership between the Ministry of Education, CFS and community donors, Recess@Home provides meal subsidies for needy students during full Home-Based Learning.


Targeting 500 vulnerable seniors during this period of social distancing, SeniorsOK@Home empowers community ambassadors on house visits with emergency funding.


Rough-sleepers living on the streets are at risk and in need of immediate shelter especially during the COVID-19 period.This initiative aids rough sleepers in finding temporary lodging, daily necessities and food supplies.


With the rise in community cases within Singapore’s migrant worker community, MigrantsOK@Home supports charitable organisations with their operational needs. 


This initiative provides transport vouchers and appreciation funds to frontline workers, including ancillary staff, in both public and community organisations.


This initiative targets support for innovation and pilots in technology and equipment to enhance the safety of our healthcare workers in hospitals and nursing facilities.


Partnering with social researchers, this initiative aims to highlight the strengths and gaps in social policies and emergency response funds, and offer recommendations to better manage the impact of similar health crises.


This initiative aids local social enterprises providing employment or services to marginalised communities to reinvent themselves to remain in business.

Community Grant Call

The grant call will allow charities to defray the costs incurred by community partners in ensuring the well-being of their clients through enhanced preventive solution.

Our Impact

To all our friends celebrating Deepavali, here’s To all our friends celebrating Deepavali, here’s wishing you joy and good health this festive season!
The Mind The Gap 200 – Mental Health Fund, under The Mind The Gap 200 – Mental Health Fund, under The Community Foundation of Singapore, contributed 82 care packs in October 2020 to the staff of the NUS University Health Centre in appreciation for their efforts in fighting COVID-19. The packs were distributed to cleaners, counsellors, frontline, medical and backend staff.
“It is important that our healthcare workers maintain their mental and emotional resilience,” shared Professor Kua Ee Hock, who is on the Fund’s Committee.
Thank you once more to all our healthcare workers still keeping us safe!
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CFS is very honoured to receive the Friends of Com CFS is very honoured to receive the Friends of Community Care Award, launched by the Agency of Integrated Care (AIC).
The Award honours 12 organisations from outside of the community care sector who have gone the extra mile to contribute to the sector. CFS’s COVID-19 response fund, the Sayang Sayang Fund, raised eight million dollars in grants which greatly enabled community care providers to provide sustained support to their beneficiaries during the pandemic.
Thank you @aic_singapore for trusting us and working together for the good of the community!
Read more: https://bit.ly/3kKh3UQ
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To help persons with disabilities, the elderly and To help persons with disabilities, the elderly and children lead full and socially integrated lives, fast-growing fintech company @aletaplanet has donated $100,000 to the Mediacorp Enable Fund via their CFS donor advised fund, the Aleta Planet Foundation.
The amount will go towards supporting the elderly who have to work despite their frailties and children with disabilities as well as those from low-income families.
Thank you for giving back to the community!
Read more about the Aleta Planet Foundation’s donation here: https://bit.ly/319A8bm

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On 8th September, Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA On 8th September, Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) presented a $600,000 cheque to CFS. The ceremony was witnessed by Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
The S$600,000 goes to the Sayang Sayang Fund, CFS's community impact fund, which was created to address the needs arising from COVID-19. Over $8m has been raised to date and assistance has been provided to over 270 charities and 136,000 care recipients. These include healthcare workers, low-income families, isolated seniors and migrant workers. The new funding will support 2,000 low-income families from the Fei Yue and South Central Community Family Service Centres who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
From left: MP for Jurong GRC Shawn Huang, South Central Community FSC Stanley Tan, BPEA Managing Director Kenneth Cheong, Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, CFS CEO Catherine Loh, Fei Yue Executive Director Leng Chin Fai, and MP for Jurong GRC Xie Yao Quan.
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Grateful for the Sayang Sayang Fund’s work with Grateful for the Sayang Sayang Fund’s work with vulnerable seniors in the pandemic, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) started their staff wellbeing programme Passion for Compassion, a virtual bonding initiative to raise funds for the Fund.
Thank you OSRL for supporting the Sayang Sayang Fund!
Read more about OSRL’s staff wellbeing initiative, Passion for Compassion: https://bit.ly/2GczVfS
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