In Support of the Arts

For the first time, Singapore International Foundation has been granted the Patron of the Arts Award by National Arts Council for our contributions to the Singapore arts sector in 2011.

The Singapore International Foundation has been conferred the award for Patron of the Arts by the National Arts Council of Singapore (NAC) for its contributions to the arts in Singapore for 2011.

The NAC’s annual Patron of the Arts Awards recognises the support of private corporations and individuals to the arts.

SIF is a regular supporter of the arts in Singapore through programmes such as the Singapore Internationale (SI),an arts grant which has, since 2000, supported more than 235 artists and groups to present their works in over 50 countries. Among the SI recipients are The Necessary Stage, Toy Factory Productions and Wild Rice, as well as artists Michael Lee, Sean Lee and Ming Wong.

More than just enabling artists to share Singapore art and culture with a global audience, SI enables cross-cultural collaborations with artists from countries such as India, Germany, Lebanon and Mexico, bringing to international stages a broad range of art forms including performance, literary, digital and visual arts.

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12 September 2018
Singapore And Myanmar Team Up To Improve Healthcare For At Least 30,000 Lives In Yangon Over The Next Three Years

The collaboration between Singapore International Foundation (SIF), Yangon General Hospital (YGH) and Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) is aimed at raising the overall quality of trauma rehabilitation care in Myanmar.

15 August 2018
Singapore and Indonesia Work Together to Benefit Over 50,000 Lives Annually in East Java, Indonesia

Launch of four-year programme seeks to address the universal challenge of reducing mortality rate of infants and children under five years of age.

13 July 2018
Young Changemakers Of The SIF’S 2018 YSE Programme Gain Keen Insights Into Singapore’s Social Entrepreneurship Scene Ahead Of Their Final Pitching Session In October

This year marks the first time shortlisted participants were brought on a study visit to Singapore, and they received no less of an enriching experience than their alumni peers who had gone to Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur in previous years.

8 August 2018
President’s Inaugural Visit to the Singapore International Foundation

The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) warmly welcomed Madam Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, during her inaugural visit as Patron at the SIF’s premises on 18 July. More than 80 Citizen Ambassadors, SIF programme...

17 September 2018
#SIFBetterTogether

Singaporean actress Oon Shu An and writer-host Jemimah Wei hit the road with our mobile library in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, joining the team of Singapore International Volunteers on the SIF's signature Words on Wheels programme.

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