SINGAPORE Grants

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Government Grants to:
  • a nonprofit entity,
  • educational institution,
  • business or
  • an individual.

Most grants are made to fund:
  • a specific project and
  • require some level of compliance and reporting.

Summary of various government grant for businesses in Singapore

Summary of various government grant for businesses in Singapore

 

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CODE

DETAILS

 

CONSULTANCY

 

1

GST

Grant to lower the costs involved in becoming a GST-registered trader

2

INTERNATIONAL

Grant of up to S$300,000 to hire consultants to develop strategic internationalisation plans and roadmaps.

3

ISO

Grant to hire external experts to improve your management and operations.

4

IT

Grant to use IT to modernise and upgrade the maritime operations.

5

FAMILY

Grants of up to S$20,000 to make your business, products and services “pro-family” and to attain the Family Mark.

6

RISK

Grants to help to minimise workplace risks and comply with the Workplace Safety and Health Act and Workplace Safety and Health (Risk Management) regulations.

7

SME

To develop business systems and processes for business excellence

 

INDUSTRY

 

8

RETAIL

For merchant association who wants to improve or upgrade your neighbourhood’s retail environment.

9

ENTERPRISE

For industry associations to take the lead in envisioning and shaping their industry.

10

UPGRADE

Enables businesses to tap into the technology and human resource expertise of multinational companies (MNCs) to upgrade your business.

 

IP

 

11

INTELLECTUAL

Grant to develop a strategy to create, own, protect and exploit your intellectual property.

12

PATENT

Provides a subsidy to file a patent for your invention.

 

INNOVATION

 

13

CREATIVE

Grant of up to S$200,000 for the Creative industries.

14

DIGITAL

Grant of up to S$150,000 to create original animation, games series or interactive media projects.

15

TECHNOLOGY

Grant of up to S$200,000 to develop original and innovative applications, services and devices for digital radio, digital television and digital cinema.

16

FILM

Grant to film a TV programme or movie featuring Singapore destinations.

17

SUSTAINABILITY

Turn your ideas into products and services that contribute to environmental sustainability.

18

DESIGN

Develop new design events that involve cross-disciplinary innovation.

19

CHALLENGE

Grant if you have an idea that will improve Singapore’s public service.

20

INNOVATION

Assistance to hire technical experts from leading local and overseas R&D institutions.

21

TOURISM

Assistance to develop innovative tourism products, create new tours and tour packages, or stage leisure.

22

TECH

Grant for technology innovation projects that lead to new products or processes for your business.

23

WATER

Fund targeted at getting companies to look into efficient ways of managing their water demand through recycling, use of alternate sources of water supply as well as initiative to promote water conservation.

 

TECH GRANTS

 

24

INFOCOMM

Train infocomm and key non-infocomm professionals in critical, emerging and specialised infocomm technologies.

25

GST

Helps to lower the costs involved in becoming a GST-registered trader. GST traders can collect GST and claim back for GST paid to suppliers.

26

ENTERPRISE

Grant of up to S$2 Millions to deploy your existing technology solutions on a large-scale and reach out to more customers within any given industry sector.

27

ISO

Hire external experts to improve your management and operations.

28

IT

To modernise and upgrade your maritime operations.

29

OPERATION

Grant for expert help from GOV-R&D to create a technology roadmap.

30

CAPABILITY

Tap on GOV-R&D’s pool of research scientists and engineers to upgrade your technology and jumpstart your R&D department.

31

EXPERTS

Grant to hire technical experts from leading local and overseas R&D institutions.

32

PROJECTS

Grant for technology innovation projects that lead to new products or processes for your business.

33

PIONEER

Develop technology for the environment or water industry.

 

TRAINING

 

TRAINING

 

34

ADVANTAGE

Grant of up to S$400,000 in incentives for recruiting new mature workers (above 40 years old), retaining workers aged 55-61 or re-employing workers aged 62 and beyond.

35

CAPABILITY

Sponsor your staff for media-related courses and overseas attachments.

36

CONSTRUCTION

For the construction industry so they can train new workers without industry experience to become trade foremen.

37

CHEFS

Subsidised course for your chefs, cooks and other kitchen staff. 

38

INFOCOMM

Grant to train infocomm and key non-infocomm professionals in critical, emerging and specialised infocomm technologies.

39

EMPLOYABILITY

Grant to train your staff in any of the 10 employability skills identified by GOV.

40

INTERNATIONAL

Manpower development grant to defray the costs of training a potential employee or sending your executives for business-related training/attachment in the Asian region.

41

MARITIME

Provides partial scholarships for your employees to attend full-time postgraduate programmes at local and foreign universities in the maritime industry.

42

POSTGRADUATE

For your employees to attend part-time postgraduate programmes at local universities.

43

MARINE

Grant to re-skill workers to do tradesmen jobs in the marine industry

44

ATTACHMENT

Grant to sponsor your employees for overseas attachment.

45

CLUSTER

Grant to send your staff for endorsed training programmes.

46

RETAIL

To nominate promising existing or new employees for the National Retail Scholarship.

47

OVERSEAS

For the business so overseas trainers can be brought to conduct training for your staff.

48

NURSES

For healthcare institution

49

PROCESS

For the process industry to train new employees without industry experience.

50

PROFESSIONAL

Grant to co-sponsor your employees for the Diploma in Nursing (Accelerated) course.

51

FAMILY

Grant of up to S$20,000 to make your business, products and services “pro-family” and to attain the Pro-Family Mark.

52

TRAINEESHIP

Grant to hire and train professionals, managers and executives without retail experience.

53

SKILLS

Provides subsidised training for your employees.

54

TEACH

For preschool to train your new Mandarin preschool teachers.

54

PLAN

Provides funding incentives to help companies develop a structured proposal for training programmes to be implemented over a 12-month period.

55

ASSISTANCE

Grant for your company’s general training and development needs.

56

F&B

F&B Service subsidized course.

57

FOOD

Subsidy to train and certify your kitchen staff in Food Preparation.

58

CULINARY

Subsidies to send your cooks, chefs and kitchen staff for diploma courses.

59

HYGIENE

Food Hygiene course.

 

ABROAD

 

60

INTERNATIONAL

A manpower development grant to defray the costs of training a potential employee or sending your executives for business-related training/attachment in the Asian region.

61

PARTNERS

An initiative to support the formation of international alliances among Singapore-based companies to raise their competitive edge for success.

62

THIRD COUNTRY

Grant for Singapore and Malaysia companies to collaborate in feasibility studies and joint missions to third countries.

63

MARKET

Travel grant of up to S$20,000 a year to market your “Made-by-Singapore” movies, TV programmes and digital content at overseas trade fairs and missions.

64

PROMOTION

For design companies for taking part in prestigious international design events

 

WORK-LIFE

 

65

FAMILY

Grant of up to S$20,000 to make your business, products and services “pro-family” and to attain the Pro-Family Mark.

66

WORKS

Grant to implement Work-Life Strategies, which will help your employees manage their work responsibilities alongside personal and family needs.

67

HEALTH

Grant of up to S$10,000 to create health and sports programmes for your employees.

 

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