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  • Noor Quek makes a lasting contribution through her professional and philanthropic work
  • Killiney Kopitiam’s Woon Tien Yuan has passion for art
  • Temasek Foundation contributes US$6.5 million to transport supplies to pandemic front lines
  • More wealthy people setting up donor-advised funds
  • New relief fund set up by Park Hotel Group for hospitality and F&B workers
  • Bybit donates $100K to UNICEF for COVID-19 Relief
  • SPH chairman Lee Boon Yang donates $100,000 to Sota Endowment Fund for the second time
  • Citi raises over $176,000 to help migrant workers
  • Mental health fund launched from $1 million donation by Musim Mas Holdings
  • Siblings Nichol and Nicholas Ng aim to put their food charity ‘out of business’
  • ChildAid raises S$1.95m for underprivileged children
  • UBS, staff donate over $1m to ST School Pocket Money Fund
  • New Temasek Trust fund gives $1.6 million to 52 initiatives
  • Mining firm BHP donates $160k to various causes in Singapore
  • Glasgow University graduate from 1957 makes £1m donation following distinguished career
  • Tech firm Micron gives $2.5m to help amid Covid-19 situation
  • Tycoons, wives give $2m to ST School Pocket Money Fund
  • Philanthropies pump US$50 million into clean energy projects in Southeast Asia to address Covid-19 funding gaps
  • ST Engineering donates $1 million to give seniors and low-income households digital access
  • German firm Boehringer Ingelheim donates $700,000 to 7 charities
  • UOB raises $1.65m for healthcare workers, vulnerable communities
  • Gardenia Singapore donates $100,000 to children charity
  • ST pocket money fund giving $1m in e-grants
  • Retired businessman Loh Kiong Poot makes third $500k donation to ST Pocket Money Fund
  • New $500,000 fund to benefit fresh tertiary graduates
  • Asian Medical Foundation sets up $5m fund to help vulnerable seniors
  • USD3.3 million grant from Google.org to support closing of digital gap across ASEAN
  • HSBC Singapore donating S$750,000 for the vulnerable
  • ASME partners SBF Foundation to launch Compassion Fund for Migrant Workers’ Assistance Fund
  • Great Eastern raises $265k for three charities
  • UOB Kay Hian donates $600,000 to ST School Pocket Money Fund
  • Danny Yong believes philanthropy should be more inclusive
  • Citi announces 3 initiatives to help community Covid-19 relief efforts
  • SPH Foundation donates $300,000 to support seniors, disadvantaged families, students
  • How Lorin Gu is supporting young artists
  • Millionaire Mario Singh starts foundation to give to pet causes
  • Ho Bee Land starts $1.3m fund to aid smaller charities, social enterprises
  • Wilmar and its chairman to give $7 million to ST pocket money fund
  • Millionaire Ozi Amanat and wife donate food and pledge to match what others donate
  • Pharmaceutical giant Boehringer Ingelheim donated Jobs Support Scheme wage subsidies
  • Banker Edmund Koh and wife donate $500,000 to ST School Pocket Money Fund
  • Peter Lim donates $1m in meals for hospital workers
  • Shanya Amarasuriya, fifth-generation scion of BP de Silva Jewellers
  • OCBC donating another $1.23m to over 50,000 people affected by Coronavirus
  • Philanthropic work of some Singaporeans on Forbes’ 2020 Billionaires List
  • New fund gets S$1m committed capital to help migrant workers in Singapore
  • Temasek Trust launches S$10m fund for those helping the virus-hit communities
  • YOOZOO Donates 600,000 SGD To Support Students’ Online Studies During Coronavirus Lockdown
  • APB donates S$75,000 to support migrant workers affected by Covid-19
  • Tech founders to raise S$1m to help low-income families cope with Covid-19 impact
  • Bosses of some Businesses affected due to Covid-19 step up to help foreign workers
  • Food firm founded by billionaire Kishin RK sets up foundation to provide free food to those in need
  • Donations on Giving.sg reach record high
  • Are Singapore’s tycoons extending a helping hand?
  • Ascott houses healthcare staff
  • Standard Chartered donates $1m to help Singapore community respond to Covid-19
  • 35-year-old philanthropist made senior citizen welfare her mission
  • DBS and Singtel offered $4.5m in aid to those hit by pandemic fallout
  • OCBC CEO donates S$650,600
  • David Yong founded Evergreen Foundation, dedicating it to humanitarian and environmental causes
  • Coronavirus: Indonesian tycoon donates $500,000 to underprivileged households in Singapore
  • Singapore charity donates RM1m to Johor Royal Foundation
  • Singapore to donate 3,000 coronavirus test kits to Philippines
  • Keppel announces $4.2 million package to support national efforts to combat COVID-19
  • SMU receives $1 million from alumnus to boost entrepreneurship
  • Large spike in donations on Giving.sg in February amid Coronavirus outbreak; more than $2.2m raised
  • Singapore companies in China have donated to support coronavirus relief efforts
  • Leaving a Legacy – The Story Behind the Siong Keng Hoon Study Award
  • Signature Consulting donates US$2 million to Singapore Red Cross on behalf of clients
  • Coronavirus: The Courage Fund has received more than $1 million in donations
  • Keppel donates RMB3 million to support novel coronavirus relief efforts in China
  • Singapore couple paid S$2.7 million for dinner to help Nigerian children
  • Choo Chong Ngen and daughter contribute to education
  • UBS Optimus Foundation expands as it opened its third Asian office in Singapore
  • Lasalle receives $50m donation from Ngee Ann Kongsi to build 12-storey building
  • Mr and Mrs Kho Man Kai Emergency Grant at SMU School of Accountancy and Social Sciences
  • Peter Lim donated $10 million to the National Parks Board Garden City Fund
  • SUTD receives donation of $4 million from institution and corporation
  • Q&M committed to giving at least half a million SGD a year in scholarships, to local dental surgery students
  • Pre-school to be free for some children as NTUC First Campus ramps up support for low-income families
  • School drop out Winston Chu donated $550,000 to Medical And Educational Institutions
  • SPH donates $426,000 to Community Chest
  • Crocodile tycoon donates $38m to charity
  • Palm oil firm donates $1 million to Alzheimer’s Disease Association
  • Peter Lim pledged $10 million to the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship
  • Ho Bee Land Limited Makes $3.25M Endowed Donations to SIT
  • SingHealth receives $40 million donation for medical research
  • Tang Holdings donates largest private Raffles memorabilia collection to National Museum
  • Ronnie Chan And Ruth Shapiro Promote Excellence In Asian Philanthropy
  • NTU gets $4m gift from late philanthropic couple
  • NUS scholarship targets young entrepreneur
  • NTU gets $11 million gift for endowment fund
  • Retiree donates $500k to ST fund
  • Keppel celebrates golden jubilee by giving back to the community
  • Keppel donates $1 million to President’s Challenge 2018
  • NTU receives S$16.4 million for its NTU-Wallenberg Fellowship
  • Govind Bommi gives back by boosting senior welfare
  • Keppel Corporation commits $500,000 to nurture appreciation of the arts among students
  • Five philanthropists to build Singapore’s first assisted-living facility
  • Singapore American School receives S$3 million donation from Razer investor, Lim Kaling
  • SUSS school of law received $2m donation from the estate of Irene Tan Liang Kheng
  • Mapletree awards SMU S$3M for new real estate programme
  • Online donations gaining popularity in Singapore
  • One Team Singapore Fund kicks off with S$500,000 donation for elite athletes
  • ARA Asset Management and Lim Hoon Foundation Boost SMU scholarship endowment to S$4m
  • Hong Leong Foundation donated S$528,000 to Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam College
  • Singaporeans most willing to support children’s causes
  • SingHealth Duke-NUS Gala Dinner 2017 filled with donations
  • Stephen Riady donates $10M to the NTUC Education
  • Late British couple left $6m to Assisi Hospice, NKF, SPCA
  • SUTD received $30M donation from Dr Albert Hong
  • Tan Swie Hian to set up $10 million global artist award
  • Temasek launches new philanthropic platform
  • SPH donates $350k to Community Chest
  • National Gallery gets $16m donation from Ngee Ann Development
  • Neo Group’s head honcho attributes his business success to lifelong philanthropy
  • UOB donates S$800,000 to ChildAid
  • TCM charity clinic gets $1m donation from Kenny Lim
  • Hokkien clan to boost fund for undergrads to $20m next year
  • Dr. Tahir donated S$1 million to collaborate on research of Medical schools from Singapore and Indonesia
  • Alibaba Executive Gives $30M to Yale Law School
  • Cogent opens world’s first integrated logistics hub – with an act of charity
  • Man of vision
  • Andrew’s election campaign boosted by Chinese donors
  • Educational charity widening its reach
  • More Wealthy Asians are discreetly turning into philanthropy
  • UOB donated S$16.6 million to local charities as part of its 80th anniversary
  • 3 universities get S$33m from Teng Fong to collaborate with Chinese counterparts
  • Ng Teng Fong donated $33 million to fund programmes between three Singapore universities and Chinese universities
  • NAFA receives S$10m donation from Ngee Ann Kongsi
  • Anonymous donor makes donations for 17 years in east China
  • UOB pledged S$20 million for a S$50 million scholarship programme
  • Watch firm offers timely help worth $5m
  • Hedge fund manager: Danny Yong – gives $5 million to National Gallery Singapore
  • Ngee Ann Kongsi donated $9.53 million to Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Hong Leong Foundation donates S$400,000 to ACM
  • Singapore Badminton Association enjoys $500k boost
  • Two SMU alumni give $1m for endowment to spur entrepreneurship
  • Community Chest receives $5 million pledge from Resorts World Sentosa
  • CapitaLand to donate S$1.3m to charity
  • Temasek Cares committed S$12.2m in grants in FY2014/15
  • New $500,000 endowment for NTU engineering students
  • Ng Teng Fong’s family donates $20 million to National Gallery Singapore
  • Neo Garden partnered S’pore Swimming Association’s as its food and beverage sponsor
  • Arts patrons donated a record $53.8 million last year to the arts
  • Singapore Buddhist Lodge president Lee Bock Guan dies at age 70
  • Woon brothers do their bit for budding artists
  • Choo Chong Ngen donates S$2m to SMU to set up bursary for needy students
  • SUTD receives $1m boost with new Stephen Riady Innovation Fund
  • Crystal Jade Employees get proceeds from the $250 million sale of company
  • $2 million donation from Lian Seng Peng Estate
  • Cogent Holdings donates S$110,000 to ChildAid
  • Over $560,000 for Sabah quake fund
  • SPH and SPH Foundation donate $400,000 to Community Chest
  • Eurokars donated hundreds of thousands to mark Singapore’s Golden Jubilee
  • More opening up their purses for charity
  • Lim Jia Pei, received the Ong Hin Tiang PhD Scholarship in Cancer Research at NUS
  • Stephen Riady Group of Foundations donate S$1M to NTU’s Earth Observatory of Singapore
  • PSA International donates S$1.5m for new St Luke’s ElderCare facilities
  • A Construction company Excel Precast Pte Ltd builds hope with bursary
  • Parkway Pantai gift establishes professorship in medicine and healthy ageing
  • The Khoo family donates S$1 million to National University of Singapore
  • Anonymous donor gave S$10 M for Natural History Museum of Singapore
  • Singtel donates S$20m to National Gallery Singapore
  • Fung Foundation Sets Up SGD$3 Million Fund With NUS for ‘The Fung Clinical Fellowship’ Programme
  • Pang Chin Keong pledged SGD $20,000 to motivate SEA Games athletes
  • Hokkien clan to give $120k to needy uni students
  • Tan Chade-Meng on the wisdom of creating a ‘jolly good’ workplace
  • Giving back to the museums
  • Teh Tarik pulls in $84k for charity
  • Mission row raises $500,000 for charity
  • Tang Holdings gives $1M to charity
  • Lien Foundation spending over $2M on gym machines for seniors
  • Peggy Goh set up Khoo Chwee Neo Foundation
  • Mr Ma On May and Mr Ma Wong Ching bid S$500,000 at UOB’s charity auction
  • David Liao gives over $100k to production of Teahouse
  • The Lien Foundation and Khoo Chwee Neo Foundation donated $5 million each to a new home for the elderly
  • DBS Bank to commit S$100 million to support social entrepreneurship and reward its employees
  • Tony Chew and Jimmy Koh believe that giving back is an obligation.
  • Online donation portal SG Gives collects more than $13 million for needy in Singapore
  • Alibaba Pledges $130 Million to Support Hong Kong Youth Startups
  • Alibaba Group Backs Young Hong Kong Entrepreneurs
  • S$2 M fund from Mothercare and Government to assist NIE students
  • Madam Chung Khin Chun’s new will, leaves fortune to charity
  • Clan group gives almost $1m to centre
  • Ngee Ann Kongsi makes $7.97m donation to Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • $5 million to boost new fund to help S’poreans master skills
  • Charities get $2.5 million boost from SIA
  • $100 million endowment to honour Rajaratnam
  • HSBC donated S$422,360 to ChildAid
  • $52m donation to boost patient care
  • Mr Mohamed Abdul Jaleel donates $500,000 to ST fund
  • Tan family donated 1 million to the new Tan Siak Kew-NUS scholarship
  • $1.11 million memorial fund to honour late NUS professor Leong Siew Ming
  • $2.12 million donation for Daisy Phay Foundation
  • Ngee Ann Kongsi makes $7.97m donation to Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Mr Muhammad Alagil gives $3m to NUS
  • Professorship in ophthalmology launched
  • United Kingdom: LSE to set up Southeast Asia Center
  • DBS Bank and Keppel Corporation donates to the National Gallery Singapore.
  • Peter Lim donates S$3m to NTU for peace studies professorship ; Govt will match gift dollar-for-dollar for S$6m total endowment
  • Hong Leong Foundation lends the needy a hand
  • Goh Foundation donates $50m to cancer centre
  • SG Gives raises more than $11m for charity in 2013
  • Saudi businessman donates S$3 mln to establish new professorship in Arab Asia studies at NUS
  • DBS Bank donates SGD25 million to National Gallery Singapore
  • 3,000 needy families to benefit from NTUC charity’s S$1m donation
  • Want to be a philanthropist? Give $1,000 a year
  • NTUC FairPrice and foundation sponsor $5m for SEA Games
  • Alibaba’s Co-Founders Charitable Trusts Valued at Roughly $3 Billion
  • Businessman paves way for return of relics kept in Norway
  • Cambridge University’s China funding row: ‘Foreign donations must be regulated’
  • A new lifeline
  • China
  • Asia Society Hong Kong Center Receives $12.9 Million from Robert Miller
  • GOH Foundation Donates A Total of $50 Million in Support of the National Cancer Centre Singapore
  • ‘Doing what’s right’ \ Chinese oil giant pumps record donation into Calgary Public Library
  • Heritage now hip, thanks to Koh
  • Faculty of Science at National University of Singapore receives S$1m donation to enhance life science research
  • SG Gives website gets record $8.5m in 2012 donations
  • President’s Challenge 2013 launched with $1.5m donation
  • Tsao Foundation gives NUS $750k for ageing study
  • $400,000 raised for Yong’s fund
  • CapitaLand donates $500,000 to improve kids’ nutrition
  • S’pore mosques raise over S$142,000 for Haiyan victims
  • Changi Airport Group donates $360k to Pocket Money Fund
  • NUS college named after couple who gave big donation
  • LKCMedicine receives S$20 mln donation from Toh Kian Chui Foundation
  • New building at NUS’ UTown named after tycoon
  • SMU names counselling centre after donor
  • National University of Singapore: Donations to Spur Cancer and Ageing Research
  • live; Million-$ gifts from the heart
  • Singapore: Tote Board Social Service Fund Receives a $301.9 Million Boost
  • Developer gives $1m to Ren Ci
  • Heritage heroes lauded for giving to the arts
  • Keppel donates S$12m to National Art Gallery
  • Bringing sunshine to more lives
  • NUS, SUTD raise S$200m in donations
  • S’pore varsities raise US$156m in honour of Lee Kuan Yew
  • Businessman honoured for contributions to less fortunate
  • Businessman leaves £16m to help others attend his old school
  • Han Suyin lives on in translation scholarship
  • The Long Interview [Change-Makers]; Entrepreneur wants a life rich in giving
  • $200m arts fund to help drive sustainability
  • SingTel donates over 1.7 million Philippine Pesos towards disaster relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic receives S$7.1m donation
  • Private-sector donors pledge millions for Typhoon Haiyan relief
  • Giving while living the growing trend of hands-on philanthropy
  • SRC raises S$3.8m in donations for typhoon victims
  • $4.6m raised in S’pore for typhoon victims
  • Philanthropist pledges $1m to Assisi Hospice
  • Global Indian Foundation (GIF), donates S$1 million to Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) for customized tuition curriculum towards the Singapore Indian Community.
  • Blackstone chairman to set up China scholarship
  • A social experiment
  • Dr. Della Suantio Lee and the D.S. Lee Foundation donates $2.777 million to SMU
  • Grant in tribute to music pioneer
  • Singapore,United States : The Jones Day Foundation establishes Professorship of Commercial Law at Singapore Management University
  • New wing for Asian Civilisations Museum ; Museum receives largest single donation of S$5m; extension expected to open doors in 2015
  • Singapore Red Cross collects $35.7 mln aid for Japan quake, tsunami victims
  • Children’s Society award recognises big donors
  • Tycoon’s birthday gift to ComChest
  • New LSE centre to be named after don
  • Oei Hong Leong donates $250,000 to ST fund
  • Man donates $1m to NKF
  • $2.8m donation to help SMU students
  • National University of Singapore: Stephen Riady Group of Foundations Donates SGD 25 Million to National University of Singapore
  • Asia Pacific Breweries donates $1m to NKF
  • LKY Fund for Bilingualism backs proposals to develop learning resources for pre-schoolers
  • SPH donated over $4m to community this year
  • Donor’s gift that keeps on living
  • S$2 Million Scholarship Fund Set Up For Yong Loo Lin School Of Medicine
  • NUS to get almost $50m to honour J.Y. Pillay
  • My turn to give back ; Two decades after he left, Dunearn boy Kelvin Ang set up a book award for the school’s students, in honour of his humanities subject teachers
  • Indian Heritage Centre gets $1 million donation
  • Computers given to schools in poor area
  • Clan association donates $3m to SUTD
  • A Life Less Painful
  • Woman donates S$1m to Japan quake victims
  • UOB head gives $3m to business school
  • SPH donates $3m, raises over $6m for charity
  • SingTel Donates 2 Million Baht to Thailand’s Flood Relief Efforts
  • Singapore tops in philanthropy
  • Prof’s $30m gift for new NUS school
  • Mystery donor for dinosaur fund revealed
  • Miller gives education efforts a $5m booster
  • Li & Fung Scholarships Established at NUS Business School to Fund Student Exchange Programmes
  • Lee Foundation makes $150 million gift to NTU’s new medical school
  • Faces Of 2012: Peter Lim; Savvy deal-maker
  • BRIEF: UC Berkeley gets a $15 million gift for museum and college
  • Singapore Varsity Town Receives $15 Million Donation
  • Wee family sets up charity foundation
  • Thank you, arts donors
  • Temple gets secret donations
  • SMU gets $1m gift for research, scholarships
  • Singaporean honours US couple who ‘adopted’ him
  • Larger tax deductions for donations; extra funding to charities
  • Koh Boon Hwee to give $2m to education causes
  • Hong Leong Foundation gives $5m to museum
  • Giving back to alma mater
  • Donor gives holiday home to hospice
  • Building up others in time of need
  • 27-year-old pledges $100k to help students
  • $500k relief on preschool fees
  • $12m gift for leukaemia research
  • Cathay Pacific’s ‘Change for Good’ raises another HK$10 million in 2008 to help the work of UNICEF
  • BOC overseas business surges in face of global credit crisis
  • A culture of giving can help our universities excel
  • Tycoon gives $5m to NTU
  • Singapore investment company donates $1 mln to quake-hit China
  • SGX chief donates shares
  • Raffles Education CEO sets up $100m foundation and gets his kids involved
  • $5.45b That’s how much donors gave to charities in 2006
  • Lippo Group donates $21m to NUS Business School
  • Duke-NUS medical school gets $80m boost
  • Asia’s richest man has big plans to transform giving in China. This big: $10 billion
  • $400M Donation to Support HKUST’s Drive Towards World Class Excellence
  • $2 million for new rez – Hong Kong philanthropist creates space for international students
  • Surprise! Charities drew record $644m last year