November 2016

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The Business Times – Educational giving vital in breaking poverty cycle: Ng Chee Meng

“Education is a strong driver of social mobility and is critical to breaking the poverty cycle between generations, a point that was made by Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng at the sixth annual global Credit Suisse philanthropists forum on Thursday.This, as educational giving could enable the next generation to improve many aspects of their lives, be it health or income, he said. Read Next “A key reason why giving is important to me is that i
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Feeling good about giving

It’s the season for giving and besides getting gifts for our loved ones, many of us will also be giving to charities we usually support. But over the years, if you are wondering whether you are merely writing a cheque or really helping the needy, perhaps this is a good time to take stock. Gain a better understanding of who you are helping and the kind of difference you are making. Many of CFS’ donors start with this thought, and I am happy to share some tips that can help make your year-
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Lianhe Zaobao: CFS has helped donors set up more than 80 funds in the past 8 years

胡洁梅 14 November 2016从资助年长者活动的基金,到帮助工艺教育学院学生的“纳丹教 育提升基金”,新加坡社会基金会协助设立的基金从八年前的七个, 蓬勃发展至目前的80多个,支持各类公益项目。年设立的慈善机构新加坡社会基金会(The Community Foundation of Singapore)旨在为善长仁翁提供咨询服务,协助他 们成立基金推展公益活动,并管理基金。捐款者须承诺至
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Social Space issue 8: Collective philanthropy – the strength of giving together

By Rob John“Giving to charity has never been a solitary activity in any culture. People have joined together to give for millennia. In Asia, clan associations, religious groups or just friends have enjoyed the benefits of giving as a group. But there appears to be a renaissance of collective giving with the advent of more organised, strategic and outcome-focused philanthropy. At the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP) where I am presently based, o
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The Asian Parent: Is your bub safe with infant educarers? This carer tells all!

“Well, all that hard work did not go unnoticed, for Madam Intan was awarded the Leading Foundation Teacher Award (LFTA) last year. For the uninitiated, the Leading Foundation Teacher Award is an initiative by the Leading Foundationwhich supports programmes in education and leadership. It is administered by the Community Foundation of Singapore, a non-profit philanthropic organisation that bridges donors with community needs.The LFTA recognises passionate and dedicated teac
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The Straits Times: Teen violinist with an astonishing maturity

by Chang Tou Liang, 29 October 2016“Fifty years ago, the classical music scene in Singapore was spearheaded by Goh Soon Tioe (1911-1982), violinist, pedagogue, conductor and all-round music entrepreneur.His name lives on in the award created in his memory, given to exceptional young Singaporean string players and administered by his daughters Vivien and Sylvia, and the Community Foundation of Singapore. Read Next The recipient of this year’s Goh Soon Tioe
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