VCF Training Grant provides co-funding for local training courses to help charities comply with regulatory requirements and build good governance standards.
The grant covers local training courses, seminars in governance and management for Board members, executive heads and management staff of charities in the following policy areas:
Charity/ IPC applicants register their course participation directly with the Training Provider.
Upon receiving the application, the Training Provider shall assess the eligibility criteria of the Charity/ IPC applicant based on the following:
Charity/ IPC applicant submits a VCF Local Training Grant application via the NCSS eServices at least one month before the course(s) commence(s).
VCF applications are subject to VCF approval and only Charity/ IPC staff/volunteers with approved VCF applications are eligible for VCF funding.
Charity/ IPCs can access the approval/ rejection email via the NCSS e-Service, within 3 working days from application submission.
Training Provider must obtain the approval email from the Charity/ IPC applicant as proof of eligibility for VCF funding.
The Charity/ IPC Applicant with approved VCF application (or “VCF-eligible participant”) pays the amount of course fees less VCF funding to the Training Provider.
VCF-eligible participants who are unable to attend the course must email VCF Secretariat to withdraw their VCF applications before the course starts.
Replacement participants will need to submit new VCF applications before the course starts.
Funding will be disbursed upon the completion of the course and receipt of the following supporting documents: