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Tote Board Social Service Fund (TBSSF)

The Tote Board Social Service Fund provides grants for critical and strategic social service programmes and new programmes for the social service sector.
The Tote Board had appointed NCSS to administer the Tote Board Social Service Fund (TBSSF) since 2006. TBSSF provides grants for critical and strategic social service programmes and new programmes for the social service sector.

 >> Read more on the Fund Allocation Guidelines of Tote Board Social Service Fund.

Eligibility Criteria 
More information on the eligibility criteria is available here.

Application Procedures
All applications should be submitted through the Funds Application System (FAS). Please go to e-services using your social service agency ID and password to access FAS.

For applications for funding of social service programmes, applications should be submitted prior to the commencement of the programmes. Funding will not commence until approval of the application has been obtained.

Applications will be tabled for approval on a regular basis. To help us process your application expediently, please ensure that you have provided all necessary supporting documents and that the application form is properly completed by the end of each grant call. The grant call timelines is as shown below. If the first day of the grant call period falls on a weekend, for example 1 August 2021 which falls on a Sunday, applications will be accepted on the Friday prior to the weekend.

For ALL applications for funding of new programmes, renewal of funding for existing programmes and requests for change in funding of existing programmes:
 Grant call period Estimated approval period
1 Feb - 28 Feb 2021 Jul 2021
1 May - 31 May 2021 Oct 2021
1 Aug - 31 Aug 2021 Jan 2022
1 Nov - 30 Nov 2021 Apr 2022

 Note: The dates shown above may be subject to changes. This webpage will be updated should there be any changes in the approval and grant call dates.

For new programmes with a funding request of more than $1 million, the approval dates will be extended up to another 2 months with the final approving authority by Tote Board
Contact Us

For more details on the application procedures, please contact:

Fund Allocation
National Council of Social Service
Staff (NCSS Member VWO), Staff (MSF funded VWOs)Individuals
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