What is it?
The ‘Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund’ is a S$4 million community fund set up to support persons with disabilities in acquiring relevant vocational and independent living skills and emerge stronger from the pandemic.
This Fund is set up by Temasek Trust and the five Community Development Councils (CDCs), and is administered by SG Enable. Each eligible adult with disability can apply for up to S$1,000 to defray course-related fees and/or learning support devices and services.
Approved funding will be provided on a reimbursement basis, i.e., claims with receipts.
Who can benefit?
- Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) aged 18 years old and above with at least one of the following permanent disabilities:
- Intellectual disabilities
- Physical disabilities
- Sensory disabilities – D/deaf or hard of hearing
- Sensory disabilities – blind or low vision
- Not currently enrolled in any mainstream or SPED studies.
What does the Fund support?
Each individual with disability has up to $1,000 for a year to support the following:
Course fees (e.g., registration fees, materials fees, assessment fees, etc.). For the list of eligible courses, click here.
Learning support services (e.g., sign interpreter service, note-taking service, etc.)
Learning devices (capped at $500)
When is the application period?
Applications for the Fund are open between 3 December 2021 to 31 December 2022. Apply here.
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For organisations who wish to partner us to support persons with disabilities in their lifelong learning, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.