The Artists for a Better World (ABW) programme seeks to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, which harnesses the power of the arts and culture to create positive social change. This year’s inaugural edition brought together 29 participants from 13 nationalities across sectors, including artists, arts administrators and programmers from social welfare organisations, to explore how the arts can create positive social change for people with disabilities.
Over the four-day study visit, participants explored the capacity and skills needed to create an arts programme for social impact, as well as connect with an international ecosystem of individuals from various sectors who are keen on harnessing the arts for social change.
This project is part of the SIF’s Arts for Good initiative, which seeks to promote awareness of social issues, share best practices and enable action for positive social impact through the arts.
Finding Refuge and Friendships through Music in Cisarua, Indonesia
As part of its ongoing efforts to champion Arts for Good, the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) presented the Music Project, a series of workshops for Afghan refugees facilitated by musicians from Singapore and Indonesia.
The Arts for Good Fellowship Wraps Up in Chennai with Fellows Striving to Empower Youth Through the Arts
The second edition of SIF’s Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship saw Fellows from 10 countries reconvene to share best practices, exchange insights and collaborate on several arts-based projects.
The Ten-Year Singapore-Indonesia Collaboration in Palliative Care Further Expands to West Java
The new collaboration will see the re-engagement of five master trainers from earlier projects in Jakarta contributing as mentors in Bandung – a testimony to its sustainability.
Occupational Therapy for Children with Special Needs in Jakarta
Riding on the success of an earlier special education (SPED) project in Medan, Indonesia, the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) launched a four-year SPED training project in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 25 February 2019. The project,...
Journey with our favourite local personalities as they team up with our Singapore International Volunteers to do good overseas!