NCSS Spearheads 3P Partnership Efforts to Drive Sustainable Transformation in Non-profit Sector
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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201 Individuals and Organisations Recognised at the Community Chest Awards 2022
Organisations go beyond donations to provide sustained support to those in need
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Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2022 Unites Singapore to Walk As One to Support Communities in Need
After a two-year hiatus for in-person events, the Community Chest Heartstrings Walk(Heartstrings Walk) returns for its 11thedition in both physical and virtual formats, to galvanisethe whole of Singapore to walk as one in support of communities in need in Singapore.
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Launch of Refreshed Social Service Sector Roadmap and Fund to Strengthen Partnerships for Better Social Service Delivery
SINGAPORE, 13 JULY 2022 – The refreshed Social Service Sector Strategic Thrusts (4ST), a five-year roadmap for the social service sector, was launched today at the annual Social Service Summit convened by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). Complementing the refreshed roadmap, NCSS also released the 4ST Playbook, and an upcoming 4ST Partnership Fund to empower the sector to strengthen social service delivery through innovative collaborations.
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Closure of The Courage Fund Relief Schemes
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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