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Poster of the Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund

Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund

The Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund is a S$4 million community fund set up to support persons with disabilities in acquiring relevant vocational and independent living skills and emerge stronger from the pandemic.


More about the Fund

This Fund is set up by Temasek Trust and the five Community Development Councils (CDCs), and is administered by SG Enable. Each eligible adult with disability can apply for up to S$1,000 to defray course-related fees and/or learning support devices and services.

This Fund is available for one year only (i.e. 3 Dec 2021 to 31 Dec 2022).

Approved funding will be provided on a reimbursement basis, i.e., claims with receipts.

Who can benefit?

Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) aged 18 years old and above with at least one of the following permanent disabilities:

  1. Autism
  2. Intellectual disabilities
  3. Physical disabilities
  4. Sensory disabilities – D/deaf or hard of hearing
  5. Sensory disabilities – blind or low vision

Applicants should not be currently enrolled in any mainstream or SPED institution as a full-time student.

How much funding will each individual receive?

The funding for each adult with disability is capped at $1,000. If you have previously received this funding, you will receive the balance sum for subsequent applications (i.e., $1,000 minus the fund(s) you have received previously).

What does the Fund support?

Each individual with disability has up to $1,000 for a year to support the following:

  1. Course fees (e.g., registration fees, materials fees, assessment fees, etc.). Find the list of eligible course listings here.
  2. Learning support services (e.g., sign interpreter service, note-taking service, etc.)
  3. Learning devices (capped at $500)

The Learning Support Service and/or Learning Device must be for a course that you are currently attending or going to attend. The start date of the course and purchase of learning support devices and learning devices must be on or after 3 December 2021, and before 31 December 2022.

All funds disbursements will be on a reimbursement basis and receipts must be produced for every application.

When is the application period?

Applications for the Fund are open between 3 December 2021 to 31 December 2022.

For more Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

Persons with disabilities seeking assistance or training providers keen to partner us can email us at learningfund@sgenable.sg.