COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Singapore

Support local nonprofits responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore

LocationSingapore

Issue AreaDisaster

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Give2Asia is partnering with trusted nonprofit organizations to support frontline health workers and institutions responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

CURRENT NEEDS 

Our current funding priorities in Singapore include:  

  • Food 
  • Financial assistance, such as cash vouchers 
  • Proper temporary accommodation for quarantine 
  • Medical equipment & facilities  

LOCAL PARTNERS (partial list)

Our local grantees include:

Community Foundation of Singapore

The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) was founded in 2008 to encourage and enable philanthropy in Singapore. Since then, they have set up 142 donor advised funds, raised $159 million in donations and given out some $87 million in grants.

The CFS is doing Sayang-Sayang program to help bolster frontline healthcare staff to ease their commutes to and from work in the form of transport vouchers. They also provide meals and are looking to support vulnerable communities especially impacted by COVID-19’s precautionary measures. For example, seven thousand children from low-income families are now at risk from losing access to meals provided in school due to the implementation of home-based learning.

Food from The Heart

Food from the Heart (FFTH) is a non-profit organisation that feeds the needy through its food distribution programme. It was established in February 2003 after Singapore-based Austrian couple Henry and Christine Laimer read a report in The Sunday Times about bakeries discarding their unsold bread. Stirred, they then decided to channel surplus food from bakeries to those in need.

FFTH’s COVID-19 program provides food ration packs to children of less fortunate families, will include healthy food including rice, canned baked beans, milk, eggs, among other items. Rations will be assembled by corporate and/or individual volunteers at the grantee’s warehouse center. The grantee’s logistics team delivers the packs to the school on a designated day, and the parents of the kids will collect the packs from the school.

HOW TO GIVE 

Make a secure online donation to benefit the country of your choice. 

For large gifts (via check, bank transfer, or appreciated stock) or corporate giving opportunities, please request a consultation or email us at info@give2asia.org. 

PROGRESS REPORT

Give2Asia recently published a progress report on COVID-19 relief efforts from January 2020 to July 2021. You can also read our previous report.

About Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised giving to the Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to strengthen communities in Asia by making cross-border giving easier and more effective. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $420 million of charitable grants across 20+ countries.

Transparency and Trust

Over 90% of your donation will go directly to our nonprofit partner(s). A small portion of your donation covers credit card fees and helps Give2Asia manage grants to ensure that donor funds are used effectively.

Tax Benefit Eligibility

This project can accept donations worldwide. However, tax receipts are issued for a specific jurisdiction. This project can issue tax receipts from: