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 organisation 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. Please take note of the grant call timelines as the FAS will only be open during this period:

 For ALL applications for funding of new programmes, renewal of funding for existing programmes and requests for change in funding of existing programmes
 Services Committee Meeting* Grant Call 
Jul 2019 4 Feb 2019 - 4 Mar 2019
Oct 2019 13 May 2019 - 10 Jun 2019
Jan 2020 12 Aug 2019 - 9 Sep 2019
Apr 2020 11 Nov 2019 - 9 Dec 2019

  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:

Mr Shahrul Khairy Shazuli
Fund Allocation
National Council of Social Service
Tel:  6210 6550
Tote Board
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