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About Us

The President's Challenge is an annual community outreach and fundraising campaign for charities selected every year by the President's Office. It is a call to all Singaporeans in doing their part in building a more caring and inclusive society.

Initiated in 2000 by former President S R Nathan, the Challenge represents the coming together of people from all walks of life, to help the less fortunate. In 2012, under the leadership of former President Tony Tan Keng Yam, the Challenge was expanded to go beyond fundraising by including volunteerism and social

In 2018, President Halimah Yacob announced a $10 million fund (Empowering For Life Fund) which will empower vulnerable groups through skills upgrading, capacity-building and employment. Visit to find out about the benefiting organisations supported by President's Challenge this year. 100% of the donations received go towards the charities we support.

Our Programmes

100% of the funds raised through President's Challenge will be channelled to the benefitting organisations across various sectors including children with special needs, persons with disabilities, healthcare and families and elderly in need.

Starting from 2016, for every S$10 donated to President's Challenge, S$2 will be channelled to the President's Challenge Silver Volunteer Fund to promote volunteerism among seniors. The government will also match dollar-for-dollar donations to the Silver Volunteer Fund, capped at S$20 million.

From 2018 to 2022, all donations towards the Empowering For Life Fund will be entitled to a dollar-for-dollar matching, capped at $20 million.
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Elderly
  • Families

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