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How and when to apply

Capability Development Grant Application

Capability Development Grant
Apply by Notified by: For projects taking place on or after
15 Dec 2022 28 Feb 2023 15 Apr 2023
14 Apr 2023 30 Jun 2023 15 Aug 2023
15 Aug 2023 31 Oct 2023 15 Dec 2023
15 Dec 2023 29 Feb 2024 15 Aug 2024

Applications must be submitted online via the OurSG Grants Portal by 23:59 (SGT) on the closing date. Late applications and submissions via other means e.g. email, hardcopies will not be accepted.

If there is any pending information from partners/collaborators, please submit the application by the closing date and state clearly what is still outstanding/unconfirmed. The outstanding information should be submitted to NAC once available.

In line with efforts to encourage greater governance over grant monies, the following will apply to all Presentation and Participation Grants awarded from 1 April 2020:

  • Grants $10,000 and above will require their Statement of Accounts to be certified by an accountant registered with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) or equivalent international body. 
  • As part of the submission during grant closure, the proof of the accountant's registration with ISCA or any equivalent international body (e.g. ISCA Membership ID) should be provided as well. 

For any queries and clarifications, please email