The Major Project Grant is now open for applications to provide a higher level of support for projects with the potential to make a significant and lasting contribution to Singapore’s heritage scene. these include programmes, events and exhibitions.
This grant also encourages a stronger and more sustained ground ownership of heritage projects through partnerships.
- Projects with total costs of S$100,001 and above
- Major Project Grant (supporting up to 50% of relevant total project costs, subject to a cap of $150,000).
What Does The Grant Support?
- The grant supports larger-scale community heritage projects that fall within any of the categories below.
- Note that projects related to the performing arts with performance as a primary component do not fall under the list of acceptable project categories. Applicant may consider applying for the grants schemes under the National Arts Council (NAC).
- Exhibition: Static or Interactive displays (can be permanent or temporary and/or in physical or digital format)
- Publication: Documentation of community related stories (can also be in digital format)
- Programmes: Cultural workshops, oral history recording, guided tours of heritage buildings and public talks
- Events: Community events that are based on themes of heritage
- Documentary: Podcasts, video stories, etc.
- Gallery/Corner: Permanent heritage corner, gallery, wall and/or stairways
- The grant is open to the following individuals and groups:
- Individuals must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents aged 18 years old and above and must be residing in Singapore;
- Local interest groups, clans/associations and non-profit organisations must be registered with:
- Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA); or
- Society registered with Registry of Societies (ROS); or
- Charitable Trust registered with the Commissioner of Charities (COC); or
- Co-Operative registered with the Registry of Co-operative Societies; or
- Trade Union registered with Registry of Trade Unions.
- Informal groups of individuals must nominate either an individual (who is a Singapore Citizen or Singapore PR) or a locally legally constituted organization to undertake legal and financial responsibility for the application and administer the grant should any be awarded;
- Non-profit educational institutions and educational institutions under the purview of the Ministry of Education (MOE).
For more information, visit https://www.nhb.gov.sg/what-we-do/our-work/community-engagement/grants/grants/major-project-grant