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

  • Be sure to read the eligibility and evaluation criteria.
  • Take a sneak peek at the application form questions here.
  • Organise your information offline and save a separate working copy for your own record before loading answers to this form.
  • Set aside uninterrupted time of 30 minutes to complete.
  • Only online submission will be taken as final. Submission via email will be considered void.
  • If multiple applications are submitted for the same entity, only the most recent submission will be considered.
  • For best user experience, please use a laptop or a desktop. Do not use a mobile phone.

Important documents to have in hand:

  • Latest financial statements (2019, 2020)
  • Company pitch deck

For Simplified Chinese or Traditional Chinese language, please click on the links below:


DBSF Grant Form 2021

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Step 1

Contact Information

Country Code (e.g +65)
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Step 2

About your company

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Please select country of incorporation according to official business registration documents.
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This date can be different from incorporation date since some businesses may start operations later.
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Step 3

About your social mission

Character limit: 200 characters
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Character limit: 3000 characters

Reference is made to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. (UN SDG)

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Examples include technology, applications, innovations, products that reduce food loss along the supply chain as well as those that manage surplus food or upcycle food waste to value added products.

Find out more about Zero Food Waste

Include current achievements, track record, partners you work with and target outcomes/goals.

Step 4

About your business

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Step 5

Latest year financials

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Examples include prize monies, grants, VC investments, philanthropic donations, bank borrowings, etc.

Step 6

About the grant

Grant amount must be in Singapore dollars and must not exceed SGD 250,000
Character limit: 3000 characters

You can submit your Company’s pitch deck as supplementary information. Only PDF format smaller than 4 MB in size in accepted.

Videos will help us to understand what you are doing better. You are highly encouraged to submit video links about your business, products or give a one-minute introduction about yourself.

Step 7



  • 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 aboveherein.
  • understand that this is an application to be assessed for possible funding by DBS Foundation and I/We consent to the use of information provided herein for said purpose. 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.


You will be asked to provide proof of FCRA registration if shortlisted for a grant.