Bicentennial Community Fund

Celebrate Singapore’s Bicentennial year by giving back! The Bicentennial Community Fund offers dollar-for-dollar matching for your donations to Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs).

Why have itWhy have it

Announced in Singapore Budget 2019, the $200M Bicentennial Community Fund (BCF) is a one-off initiative that provides dollar-for-dollar matching for donations to IPCs, up to a cap of $400,000. Here’s why you should get onboard!

1
Be Part of a Movement To Grow a Caring Culture

The BCF supports the SG cares movement to build a caring & inclusive home for all. Singapore’s Bicentennial year is also a great time to pay forward the spirit of care and contributions of our forefathers!

2
Double the Impact of Your Donations

The BCF matches every dollar of your donations, up to a cap of $400,000 per IPC.

3
Support Over 600 IPCs in Singapore

With additional funds, IPCs can cultivate more donors and volunteers, explore new engagement strategies, and better serve the community.

Who is it forWho is it for

Individuals

Individuals who care and want to maximise their donations to an IPC.

Organisations

Organisations that care and want to maximise their donations to an IPC.

Institutions of a Public Character

IPCs can capitalise on BCF to cultivate more donors and volunteers and explore new engagement strategies such as digital giving.

How it worksHow it works

  • Between Apr 1 2019 to Mar 31 2020, BCF will offer dollar-for-dollar matching for donations to Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs), up to a cap of $400,000 per IPC.
  • BCF matching can apply to donations received through all payment modes including cash, cheque and e-payments.
  • To tap on the fund, organisations must be a registered IPC between Apr 1 2019 and Mar 31 2020.
  • In addition to BCF, donors can continue to enjoy 250% tax deduction for qualifying donations made to IPCs.

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As fund administrator, NVPC will be holding a series of briefing sessions for IPCs in 2019. Register today: http://bit.ly/bcfsg

Download the factsheet here.

Download the flowchart here.

Download the FAQs here.

Got questions? Contact Jansen Quek at [email protected] , or visit MCCY’s Bicentennial Community Fund page for more information.