DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant Programme supports social enterprises that are scaling up their business and increasing social impact in Asia. Before you begin this form, do read the eligibility and evaluation criteria here. This form should be completed in one sitting and requires approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Once you have completed the form, click on the ‘Submit’ button at the bottom of this page. and you will be directed to an acknowledgement webpage. You will also receive a system generated acknowledgement email confirming the receipt of your application. If multiple applications are submitted for the same entity, only the most recent submission will be considered.

If you prefer to complete this application form in Traditional Chinese or Simplified Chinese language, please click on the links below:


DBSF Grant Application Form

Choose an Option

About your company

Please select country of incorporation according to official business registration documents.
This date can be different from incorporation date since some businesses may start operations later.

About your social mission

Include details on impact measurement indicators, tracking methodology, time period, etc. Character limit: 3000 characters.
Examples include technology, applications, innovations, products that reduce food loss along the supply chain as well as those that manage surplus food or upcycle food waste to value added products.

About your business

Character Limit: 500 characters.
Include details on product/service offering, target customers. Character limit: 3000 characters.
Include what differentiates you against existing products/solutions. Character limit: 3000 characters.

Latest year financials

Choose an Option
Reporting currency in SGD only
Character limit: 3000 characters. Indicate LinkedIn profile URLs where possible (not part of character limit).
Examples include prize monies, grants, VC investments, philanthropic donations, bank borrowings, etc.

About the grant

Amount must be in Singapore Dollars.
Character limit: 3000 characters.

<span style="color:#000000;">You can submit your Company’s pitch deck as supplementary information. Only PDF format smaller than 4 MB in size is accepted.</span>   



  • declare that all the facts stated in this form and the accompanying information is true and correct to the best of our knowledge and that we have not withheld/distorted any material facts. 
  • represent, warrant and undertake that our submission of the proposal set out herein is compliant to applicable laws and will not result in a breach of any agreement(s) with any third party and/or infringe any third party’s right(s).
  • understand that if we obtain funding by false/misleading statements/partial disclosure not in line with the funding intent, DBS Foundation reserves the right to immediately withdraw the grant and recover from our organisation any amount of the funding the full amount of funds that DBS Foundation may have disbursed to us.  
  • am/are willing to provide any additional supporting documentation and/or evidence that may be required to verify the information provided aboveherein.  
  • understand that this is an application to be assessed for possible funding by DBS Foundation and I/We consent to the use of information provided herein for said purpose. Some of the information provided in the document could be sensitive and shall remain confidential unless I/we agree to its release. 
  • agree that DBS Foundation retains full discretion in deciding which organization organisation or project it wishes to award grant toward and its reasons for doing so.

By submitting this form and subsequent related articles, pictures and/or videos to DBS Foundation, I/we hereby give consent to DBS Foundation for the purpose of collection, use and disclosure of the Applicant’s personal data for the Grant application. 

Note: there is a FCRA declaration for companies incorporated in India.

You will be asked to provide proof of FCRA registration if shortlisted for a grant.

I/We have read and understood the terms and conditions of the application.

Contact information

Please indicate main contact person information. We will contact you if your application is shortlisted. 

e.g. founder, chief operating officer, etc.

Important: Do not click 'Refresh', 'Back' or close the window after you submit as the process may take a while to complete. If you do not receive an acknowledgement email, it may mean that the submission process is not complete. Please try submitting again. 

If you experience persistent technical issues, email dbsfoundation@dbs.com for assistance.