Closure of The Courage Fund Relief Schemes
24/11/2022
SINGAPORE, 24 May 2022 – Close to 30,000 individuals who required support during the COVID-19 pandemic have benefitted from The Courage Fund (TCF). The beneficiaries included healthcare and other frontline workers who stepped up with courage in the thick of the pandemic, and lower-income households directly affected by COVID-19. Following the adjustment in Singapore’s Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) status on 26 April 2022, and extensive easing of community and border measures, MSF and NCSS have reviewed and will close all TCF COVID-19 relief schemes with immediate effect.Those who had been certified as COVID-positive before 24 May 2022 can still apply.
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NCSS Spearheads 3P Partnership Efforts to Drive Sustainable Transformation in Non-profit Sector
14/11/2022
Three Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) to bolster service, data, and process transformation in the non-profit sector were signed today, between the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) and the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) respectively. The MOU signing ceremony was witnessed by Mr Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary (SPS) in the Ministry of Social and Family Development, and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, at the inaugural Transformation Showcase for Non-Profits (TSNP) organised by NCSS.
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Christmas on A Great Street Community Chest Light-Up Ceremony 2022
14/11/2022
The Christmas on A Great Street Community Chest Light-Up Ceremony 2022, held on 12 November 2022 at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, was attended by Guest-of-Honour Madam Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore and hosted by Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health Masagos Zulkifli. This is the 32nd year that Community Chest, the philanthropy and engagement group of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), has co-organised the Light-up ceremony with the Orchard Road Business Association, with the Hitachi Group of Companies as its main sponsor.
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Launch of Training Network Model (TNM) 2.0 to Bolster Training Capabilities in the Social Service Sector
14/11/2022
The Training Network Model (TNM) 2.0, a five-year strategic initiative that aims to transform social service agencies (SSAs) into Centres of Excellence equipped to offer training services to the social service sector, was launched today.
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201 Individuals and Organisations Recognised at the Community Chest Awards 2022
02/11/2022
Organisations go beyond donations to provide sustained support to those in need
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Opening Address by A/P Kevin Lim, Vice President, National Council of Social Service at the Social Service Institute's Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2022
14/11/2022
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Welcome Address by Mr Markham Shaw, Chairman of the Christmas on A Great Street Community Chest Light-up Ceremony Committee
14/11/2022
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Opening Address by Mr Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Social and Family Development and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth at the Transformation Showcase for Non-profits
14/11/2022
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New Beyond the Label Concept Train Inspires Community to Go Beyond And Unite Against Stigma Towards Persons with Mental Health Conditions
01/11/2022
SINGAPORE, 25 OCTOBER 2022 – The Beyond the Label (BTL) movement, an initiative of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), unveiled a BTL concept train with the message to “Go Beyond”.
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Welcome Address by Mr Chew Sutat Co-chairman of Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2022 Committee, Community Chest
02/11/2022
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Welcome Address by Mr Phillip Tan, Chairman of Community Chest Committee, at Community Chest Fu Dai 2022
02/11/2022
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Welcome Address by Mr Markham Shaw, Chairman of the Community Chest Christmas on a Great Street Light-up Ceremony 2021 Committee
02/11/2022
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Speech by Mr Philip Tan, Chairman, Community Chest, at Community Chest Awards Ceremony 2021
02/11/2022
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Welcome Address by Mr Nicholas Ionides Co-chairman of Community Chest Vertical Marathon 2021 Committee
02/11/2022
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Opening Remarks By SM Tharman Shanmugaratnam, at One Heart, One People ComChest Night 2021
02/11/2022
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Speech by Mr Robert Chew, Chairman, Community Chest Awards Organising Committee, at Community Chest Awards Ceremony
02/11/2022
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Speech by Mr Chew Sutat, Chairman, Community Chest, at Community Chest Awards Ceremony
02/11/2022
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190 Individuals and Organisation Recognised for Contributions to Community Chest at Community Chest Awards 2021
02/11/2022
With the support of donors, partners and individuals in the people, private and public (3P) sectors, Community Chest raised more than $87 million in FY2020 to support more than 100 social service agencies and 200 programmes, as well as COVID-19 related causes including The Courage Fund, The Invictus Fund and IMDA Digital Access Programme.
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Community Chest Leverages Annual Christmas Light-Up Ceremony to Unite The Nation to Give Back This Festive Season
02/11/2022
This year’s Community Chest Christmas On A Great Street Light-Up Ceremony ushered in new initiatives to encourage giving amidst the start of year-end festivities and celebrations.
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Community Chest Fú Dài 2022 Share Happiness, One Bag at A Time
02/11/2022
In support of SG Cares and as part of the LunarNew Year festivities this year, Community Chest rallied more than 1,150 volunteers topack and deliver over 8,100 festive bags to seniors and families around Singaporefrom 13 to 15 January 2022 at the Community Chest Fú Dài 2022.
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