The work of the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is not possible without the support of many Singaporeans who generously give of their time and talent. Their collective efforts bring us closer to becoming a nation of responsible global citizens.

Singaporeans play the role of Citizen Ambassadors (CA) when they volunteer to work alongside their overseas counterparts to shape new realities, while fostering greater intercultural understanding.

A CA is a friend of the worldsomeone who recognises that Singapore sits within the global community and that there is a need for greater understanding between countries in order to build a better, more peaceful and inclusive world.  

As key enablers of our work, all our CA abide by the SIF Global Citizens Charter, which sets out the principles, values and behaviours expected of them, based on the SIF’s mission and core values.

“Every Singaporean is an ambassador of Singapore. We need the efforts of all to achieve our goal of becoming a nation of responsible global citizens. I think this is what the next stage of Singapore’s development should be focused on.”

Ambassador Ong Keng Yong

Chairman, Singapore International Foundation

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Citizen Ambassadors Development Fund

If you are a CA and want to share about the social impact of an SIF programme or how it fostered greater understanding among communities or simply share your volunteer experience to inspire others, we would like to support you through the Citizen Ambassadors Development Fund.

The award is for up to a maximum of $5,000 (inclusive of GST) per initiative. To apply, please fill in the contact us form.

Some initiatives we have supported include exhibitions, research projects, publications, conference presentations or collaborations such as the MusiCare Project.

Here Are Some Initiatives the Fund Has Supported