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Professional Capability Grant (PCG)


The Professional Capability Grant (PCG) supports social service-related scholarships, awards, short-term local training courses/conferences and higher education programmes. 


PCG provides training grants that the Social Service Agencies (SSAs) can tap on, to build their manpower and organisation’s capability, that will better equip the social service professionals in meeting the needs of the sector.

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a staff of NCSS-member agencies and/or MSF-funded agencies.
  • Courses must be social service related and relevant to the job scope of the SSA’s applicant.
  • Funding will not be extended to courses that have already commence.

For more details on the Professional Capability Grant, please refer to the schemes selection below.

icon Local Training Grant (Short Courses, Accredited Certificate Courses)

icon Local Training Grant (for Training Providers)

icon Professional Development Sponsorship (Degree in Social Work, Masters in Psychology and other Higher Education Courses)

icon Overseas Training Grant

icon Open Grant

icon Sabbatical Leave Scheme

icon Foundational Leadership

icon Intermediate Leadership (For Heads of Department and Senior Specialists)

icon Advanced Leadership (For Heads of Agencies and Senior Leaders)