|Training Category||Funding Level (capped at $20,000)|
|Specialised certification courses, short courses, conferences and seminars (without paper presentation)||Up to 60% of the actual expenditure or the approved funding quantum, whichever is lower.|
|Conferences and seminars (with paper presentation)||Up to 80% of the actual expenditure or the approved funding quantum, whichever is lower. The additional funding is given to encourage social service agencies to showcase their good work to the international community. |
Funding is disbursed on reimbursement basis upon submission of claim. Social service agencies shall submit their reimbursement claims to VCF Secretariat within two months from the date of return from the overseas training. Claims submitted after the two-month deadline will not be reimbursed.
To effect the funding disbursement, social service agency must submit the reimbursement claim package*.
The package must include:
Receipts for course fee, airfare, hotel accommodation, travel insurance, visa fee and exchange rate incurred during the supported duration
Proof of attendance
Training evaluation form and post course evaluation form
A report on the learning points from the training
For applications approved support for 80% of the course, please also submit presentation slides and conference schedule that shows the name of the social service agency participant as presenter
*We have made changes to the claim submission process and will no longer accept hard copy submissions. Please use the claim form provided for all claims, and email the completed form and supporting documents to the relevant processing officer shown at the bottom of this page. You can obtain a copy of the claim form from the processing officer if you do not have one.