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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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.
Three rising economic identities of women
Understanding women’s roles as worker, consumer and investor can help drive policies to bridge the gender gap.
Leaving a legacy of giving
Four prominent personalities in the community tells us why they desire to make a long-term impact on society by giving back in their own ways.
Dipa Swaminathan on what we can each do for Singapore’s migrant workers
Dipa Swaminathan is a force of nature. At 49, the Harvard-educated lawyer is an assistant general counsel for SingTel and the founder of ItsRainingRaincoats, an organisation created in 2015 to support migrant workers in Singapore and champion their cause.
Money Mind – Leaving a Legacy – Facebook watch
How can you leave your mark on the world and make an impact on the lives of others?
Where there’s a will, there’s a way … to give a legacy
Legacy giving is one of the best kept secrets in town. For many years now, I’ve often wondered why more charities had not jumped on the bandwagon of legacy giving. Why aren’t charities proactive in encouraging individual donors to give legacies whether via wills, CPF nominations, or even insurance policies?
The Community Foundation of Singapore: Philanthropy, legacy giving; doing good and how to get involved
Dr Lim Boon Tiong had a long and distinguished career as a doctor, and it shaped his interest in helping the elderly and those suffering from urological conditions. So devoted was he to his causes that he set aside S$24m along with a list of charities he wanted to help. And when Dr Lim passed on, his daughters Sylvia and Ivy Lim had to execute his will.
Lien Ber Luen on legacy giving and the Lien Shih Sheng Foundation
Lien Shih Sheng, a decorated public servant, an editor and author of famous literary works such as ‘Letters from the Coast’ and ‘For the New Youth’, was a firm believer in education as a social leveller, as well as an advocate of arts and social causes.
National Legacy Giving initiative to inspire philanthropic culture in Singapore
The three-year national Legacy Giving Initiative aims to make planned gifts more common and frequent as another avenue for Singaporeans to make their giving meaningful.
S’pore couple plan to leave money to charity after their death in new campaign to promote legacy giving
SINGAPORE – It was their son’s degenerative eye disease that set ophthalmologist Dr Audrey Looi and her neurosurgeon husband Dr Ang Beng Ti on the path of philanthropy.
CFS wins inaugural award for contributions to the community care sector
The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) is one of twelve organisations selected to receive the inaugural Friends of Community Care Award 2020.
Aleta Planet Foundation: Supporting children and elderly in the fight against COVID-19
Oct 26, 2020 To help bolster the combined efforts in combating the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic within our community, fast growing fintech company …