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Indonesia’s Karim Family Foundation raises S$200,000 to support badminton world champion Loh Kean Yew

An Indonesian tycoon’s family foundation, the Karim Family Foundation, has raised S$200,000 to support badminton player Loh Kean Yew, the first Singaporean to win the Badminton World Federation World Championships.  

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How Donor-Advised Funds (DAF) present an innovative and structured solution to Singapore’s philanthropic landscape

Philanthropy has seen an evolution over the years, which saw a corresponding increase in family support services due to the development of more HDBs to house our growing population.

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Four teachers recognised for excellence in early childhood, special needs education

Ms Sulochanah Kanapathy’s pupil was already four years old but he could not say a word. But Ms Sulochanah, 47, was determined to help, and …

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Giving mental health a boost – why it matters

When the pandemic hit, seemingly overnight, daily routines and livelihoods were forever changed. Children could no longer play outdoors; youths saw lost time with friends, school, graduations and more; while adults straddle an ever-changing array of challenges – from coping with loss of work to additional care-giving duties.

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Leading youths-at-risk through a pandemic

For charities working with youths-at-risk, engaging youths in positive activities, developing trusted relationships with social workers, and structured programmes are vital keys to success. Charities …

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Creating social impact through philanthropy

Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has likely changed your life on a daily basis. Though the pandemic has affected everyone, it hasn’t done so equally …

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Meet Singapore’s newer philanthropic foundations: They give millions, seeking to spark social change

Lew Chee Beng (left) founded the Lew Foundation in 2015, while Chua Thian Poh and his siblings set up the Chua Foundation in 2015. Self-made …

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Beyond cultural philanthropy The art of making a difference

Beyond cultural philanthropy: The art of making a difference

Last month’s Patron of the Arts event was a spot of sunlight at a time of gloomy Covid-19 headlines. The fact that Singaporeans – individuals …

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Heart Of Goodness: The Vocal Prowess Of Stefanie Yuen Thio

She stands out for her irreverence. Her saucy humour. Her no-holds-barred views on a gamut of issues from cryptocurrencies to shady KTV business owners. However, …

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CFS is 3rd largest philanthropic foundation in Singapore

CFS is 3rd largest philanthropic foundation in Singapore

They were immigrants who became titans of industry and philanthropists in their own right. Now the legacies endowed by and named for some of Singapore’s …

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Retired doctor donates $1m to start new donor-advised fund

Retired doctor donates $1m to start new donor-advised fund

Dr Chua, a retired doctor, 80, gave $1 million to start the Bamboo Lotus Fund with the Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) in July after …

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Donor-advised funds can make a meaningful impact in Asia

Entrepreneur and business magnate Elon Musk is among philanthropists who use donor-advised funds. They enjoy some say in the causes they wish to support, and …

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LIFT (Learning Initiatives for Employment) Community Impact Fund – Training and increasing employability for marginalised groups

The Learning Initiatives for Employment (LIFT) Community Impact Fund (CIF) from the Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) provides social enterprise funding to enable disadvantaged groups …

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SR Nathan Education Upliftment Fund (SRNEUF) continues to transform lives in its 10th year

Former President of Singapore, the late SR Nathan established the SR Nathan Education Upliftment Fund (SRNEUF) in 2011 to provide financial assistance to students, ensuring …

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All about legacy giving

Giving is not about the amount, and a person can start at any stage of life, says Community Foundation of Singapore chairperson Christine Ong.

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社区基金会让善款发挥更大爱

新加坡社区基金会总裁罗佩仪告诉《联合早报》,政府虽然负责照顾老人的基本需求,但公众可协助提升老人的生活素质,维护他们尊严,让他们在暮年,可以过得 更有意义和活跃。

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The Community Foundation of Singapore spreads greater love through effective use of charitable gifts

Catherine Loh, the CEO of the Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS), recently spoke to Lianhe Zaobao to share more about the work the organisation is doing.

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Three rising economic identities of women

Understanding women’s roles as worker, consumer and investor can help drive policies to bridge the gender gap.

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