Training Partners

For training partners looking to work with SG Enable through the training grant, please refer to the information below.

For training partners who are looking at Training Facilities within Enabling Village, please click here to find out more.

About the Training Grant

The SG Enable Training Grant for Training Providers aim to encourage training providers, including companies and voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) with training capabilities, to propose training initiatives to achieve the following outcomes:

  1. Increase employability and employment rate of persons with disabilities
  2. Upgrade capabilities of persons with disabilities
  3. Build confidence and capabilities of employers to promote inclusiveness and integration of persons with disabilities in the workforce

This grant is to defray the costs of training persons with disabilities, and is part of the Open Door Programme Grant by Workforce Singapore (WSG) and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), to help persons with disabilities seek employment or upgrade.

The SG Enable Training Grant is currently CLOSE for application.

Opening Date of Grant Call: 01 July 2019

Closing Date of Grant Call: 31 August 2019

For more information, please contact SG Enable Training Team at training@sgenable.sg or call us at 9653-4027.

Who can apply

The following organizations are eligible to apply for the grant:

  • Training providers or institutions
  • Voluntary welfare organisations
  • Special education schools (for programmes aimed at alumni members or adult non-schooling persons with disabilities)
  • Non-profit organisations
  • Social enterprises
  • Associations
  • Companies

Grant applicants must fulfill all of the following:

  1. Registered or incorporated in Singapore
  2. Operating from offices in Singapore
  3. Financially sustainable to continue their operations in Singapore
  4. Not receiving other forms of government funding for their proposed course fees and capability development funding.

The grant applicant’s experience in training and a proven track record in the disability sector will be preferred.

How to apply

Below are the steps to apply for the Training Grant

  1. Download the application kit for SG Enable Training Grant
  2. Complete and submit the application form and project proposal via email to the Training Team. Proposals should reach SG Enable by the grant call closing date.
  3. An acknowledgement email will be sent within three working days, upon receipt of the completed application form and proposal.
  4. Applicants may be requested to furnish more information if necessary.
  5. All applicants will be informed via email on the outcome of their applications.

If you wish to speak to Training team, you may call 1800 858 5885, from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm.

Schedule of Grant Calls

Application for Grant Opens Closing Date of Application
1 September 2018 31 October 2018
1 January 2019 28 February 2019
1 July 2019 31 August 2019

What the grant covers

S/N Grant Category Description Funding Rates
A Course fee funding to training providers to train persons with disabilities To support training providers in the contextualisation and delivery of training and training-related services for both unemployed and in-employment persons with disabilities. Training could be in various forms, eg. in-house training, external training or on-the-job training. Up to 90% course fee funding per trainee.

Provision of training allowance for trainees may be available on a case-by-case basis.

B Course fee funding to training providers to train employers and/or co-workers To support training providers in the contextualisation and delivery of training to employers and/or co-workers, to build up their disability confidence and capabilities to hire and integrate persons with disabilities into the workplace, and to create an inclusive environment Up to 90% course fee funding per trainee.

Key Funding Information

The funding criteria for the three categories of grant calls are as follows:

A. Course fee funding to training providers to train persons with disabilities

a.  Trainees benefitting from the course fee funding and training allowance must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1.  Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident.
  2. Aged 16 and above.
  3. Certified of permanent disability.
  4. Not full-time students.

b.  Unless otherwise stated, all trainees must fulfill a minimum of 75% attendance and meet assessment requirements (if any), and/or other terms and conditions for the training provider to claim funding.

c.  Retrospective funding will not be considered.

d.  Proposals with the following outcomes will be favourably considered for the grant:

  1. Placement outcomes for unemployed persons with disabilities, such as placement into full-time, part-time, freelance, or contract-based employment.
  2. Positive training outcomes for in-employment persons with disabilities such as improvements in job performance, extended employment hours, salary increments, promotions.

e.  Unless otherwise stated, outcome reports should be submitted within 30 days upon completion of the training programme. All other reports are to be submitted in a timely manner based on the agreed timeline.

B. Course fee funding to training providers to train employers and/or co-workers

a.  Trainees benefitting from the course fee funding must be Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents of Singapore.

b.  Unless otherwise approved, all trainees must fulfill a minimum of 75% attendance; meet assessment requirements (if any); and/or other terms and conditions to be eligible for training providers to claim funding.

c.  Retrospective funding will not be considered.

d.  Training programmes should seek to enhance the knowledge and skills of employers and co-workers in working with persons with different types of disabilities; and on how to integrate and sustain persons with disabilities in the workplace, e.g., via job accommodation, workplace accessibility and build natural support.

e.  Unless otherwise approved, reports should be submitted within 30 days upon completion of programme or project. All other reports are to be submitted in a timely manner based on the agreed timeline.

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