Before you begin this form, here are some important information and tips to know:

  • Be sure to read the eligibility and evaluation criteria.
  • Organise your responses offline and save a separate working copy for your own record before loading answers to the form online.
  • Set aside uninterrupted time of 30 minutes to complete.
  • Only online submission will be taken as final. Submission via other means will not be considered.
  • Only one application will be accepted per entity.
  • If multiple applications are submitted for the same entity, only the most recent submission will be considered before the closing date.
  • For best user experience, please use a laptop or a desktop instead of a mobile phone.

Important materials to have in hand:

  • Latest financial statements (2021, 2022)
  • Company pitch deck
  • Videos

DBSF Grant Form 2023

1. Contact information

e.g. founder, chief operating officer, etc.
Country Code (e.g +65)

2. About your company

Indicate business name in English as per official registration document
Optional field to indicate local language business name as per official registration
Company registration number as per official registration document.
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Please select country of incorporation according to official business registration documents.
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Company website, social media sites (FB, IG, LI, WeChat)

3. About your business

What is your business about and describe your impact solution? 

  • Include details on business model, product/service offering and customer segments 
  • What is the unique proposition for your impact solution? How is it differentiated from others? 
  • For your impact solution, what is the target market size and who are your competitors? 

Max characters: 3,500 (Including spaces and line breaks)
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Who are the core team members driving the scale up of your impact solution?

Describe the industry, business and impact-related experience, skill sets, and network of the management team and any advisors.

Max characters: 1,500 (including spaces and line breaks)

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4. About your social/environmental impact

What is the critical social/ environmental issue you are trying to solve?  

  • What is your motivation/ driving force behind creating your impact solution? 
Max characters: 1,500 (including spaces and line breaks)

How will the solution you provide effect a change and create a social/environmental impact?  

  • How do you envision solving the problems and what are your goals?
Max characters: 1,500 (including spaces and line breaks)

Select your area of impact

5. Proposal for the use of grant

Grant amount must be in Singapore dollars and must not exceed SGD 250,000

How will the grant be used to commercialise/ scale up the impact solution your business offers?

  • What is your grant purpose?
  • How will the grant be allocated and used to achieve your business growth and target impact for the next 2 years?
  • At what level will the impact be achieved? Is it at the systemic level where policies, processes, structures are changed or community level where the needs of the individuals or a community are met? Please provide details.
  • How will the impact be scaled/sustained after 2 years?
Max characters: 2,500 (including spaces and line breaks)

What are the impact outcomes that you target to achieve in 2 years using the grant? Input where applicable. 

(Please select your area of impact in the above section before answering this question)

Max characters: 1,000 (Including spaces and line breaks)

You may download the pitch deck template as a guide for preparing your presentation. Only PDF format smaller than 4 MB in size is accepted.

Introduction Videos

Videos will help us to understand what you are doing better. You may submit video links about your business, products or give a one-minute introduction about yourself and why you are applying for the grant.

6. Financials

Examples include prize monies, grants, VC investments, philanthropic donations, working capital loans, etc.

Annual Financial Statement 1

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Annual Financial Statement 2

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  • declare that all the facts stated in this form and the accompanying information is true and correct to the best of our knowledge and that we have not withheld/distorted any material facts.
  • declare that I/we do not have any political or religious agenda and/or affiliations.
  • represent, warrant and undertake that our submission of the proposal set out herein is compliant to applicable laws and will not result in a breach of any agreement(s) with any third party and/or infringe any third party’s right(s).
  • understand that if we obtain funding by false/misleading statements/partial disclosure not in line with the funding intent, DBS Foundation reserves the right to immediately withdraw the grant and recover from our organisation any amount of the funding the full amount of funds that DBS Foundation may have disbursed to us.
  • am/are willing to provide any additional supporting documentation and/or evidence that may be required to verify the information provided above herein.
  • understand that this is an application to be assessed for possible funding by DBS Foundation and I/We consent to the use and processing of information provided herein for said purpose, including but not limited to sharing of such information within DBS Foundation and/or DBS Bank Ltd. Some of the information provided in the document could be sensitive and shall remain confidential unless I/we agree to its release.
  • agree that DBS Foundation retains full discretion in deciding which organisation or project it wishes to award grant toward and its reasons for doing so.

By submitting this form and subsequent related articles, pictures and/or videos to DBS Foundation, I/we hereby give consent to DBS Foundation for the purpose of collection, use and disclosure of the Applicant’s personal data for the Grant application.

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