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Here’s How You Get Started

You can play your part to strengthen the community by starting a project or activity that empowers Singaporeans with digital know-how.

Focus Areas

Projects should focus on the following pillars of the Digital for Life movement: 
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Digital Technology and Inclusion

  • Projects that support self-driven learning of digital abilities such as communicating, making transactions, and searching for information online, and that are designed for specifically for low-income families or groups who may only understand vernacular languages.
  • Projects that empower those who may have been too busy with caregiving or other familial obligations to keep up with technological advancements.
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Digital Literacy and Well-being

  • Projects that help parents understand the digital landscape, online trends and threats, and useful practices including those that help keep children safe online.
  • Projects that educate youths on the dangers of engaging perpetrators of online sexual grooming, cyberbullying, online harassment, and false information dissemination; and the appropriate responses for such situations.

Application Details

Application Details for Individuals and Organisations (including Non-Profit Organisations)

Eligibility
  • Individual who is a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident, aged 18 years and above, and residing in Singapore.
  • Organisation registered in Singapore with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) or Registry of Societies (ROS) or the Commissioner of Charities (COC) or Registry of Co-operative Societies or Registry of Trade Unions
Fund support amount Up to 50% or 80% of qualified costs and capped at $20,000
Project duration Up to 1 year
Application window
1 January 2024 - 31 March 2024

Results are estimated to be made known within 2 months after submission of application. It is recommended that projects should commence after award of funding.
Application Form Download application form
Submit application Submit Online
FAQ and resources
FAQ
Previously awarded projects View Digital for Life Fund Projects
Email for enquiries OSFDR@imda.gov.sg

Application Details for Non-Profit Organisations

Eligibility
  • Non-Profit Organisation registered in Singapore with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) or Registry of Societies (ROS) or the Commissioner of Charities (COC) or Registry of Co-operative Societies or Registry of Trade Unions
Fund support amount Up to 95% of qualified costs and capped at $500,000 per year
Project duration Up to 2 years
Application window
1 May 2024 – 30 June 2024

Results will be made known in or after October 2024.
Please note that project funding will be tied to costs and deliverables that are incurred and achieved respectively after the award of the grant.
Application Form Download application form
Submit application Submit Online
FAQ and resources
FAQ
Tips on completing application form
Previously awarded projects View our stories listing
Email for enquiries DfL_Fund@imda.gov.sg

Resources

Get started with these resources: