CCF Training Grant
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The CCF Training Grant provides funding of courses, seminars and conferences to help co-operative officers improve their knowledge and learn relevant skills for the running of their co-operative. The funding quantum and caps are specified below:


   Co-operatives with positive net worth and made contributions to CCF
Qualifying Expenses Funding Quantum  Cap at (per co-op, per annum)
Short-term Courses, Seminars and Conferences (local) 80% of the actual expenditure


Short-term Courses, Seminars and Conferences (overseas) $10,000
Long-term Courses (finance, banking, accounting, business or marketing) $15,000
Long-term Courses (professional studies) $15,000
Long-term Courses (other courses) $  5,000


 Prerequisites and Conditions

a. The Co-operative must be registered with the Registry of Co-operative Societies.

b. The Co-operative is not receiving or has not received any other grants from the CCF, government agency and/or other organisation for the same expense item.

c. Endorsement from the Co-operative’s Committee of Management indicating their support for application.

d. Grant applications submitted are for expenses incurred not more than 12 months ago.

e. The Co-operative must not have outstanding CCF contributions or late payment penalties.

f. Grant must only be used for the Co-operative’s expenses. It cannot be used for its subsidiary (if any) that is registered as a company.

g. The Co-operative must submit the invoice and proof of payment to the training provider.

h. Training courses (short-term or long-term) must be relevant to the co-operatives’ business and operations. The CCF Secretariat has the right to reject claims for courses that are deemed irrelevant.

i. For short-term courses:

- Applicable to courses:
   i. By Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL);
   ii.By training providers listed in SkillsFuture SG website; or
  iii. Supported by government agencies.

- The Co-operative is to provide a certificate of attendance or other documentary proof upon completion of the course.

j. For long-term course (for staff and Committee of Management):
- Officers must have worked or served in the Co-operative for at least one year.
- The Co-operative can only claim for expenses incurred while the officer is serving or working in the Co-operative.
- The Co-operative is to provide a certified true copy of degree or diploma.
- Letter from the Co-operative’s Chairman, CEO, CFO or COO to confirm employment or for Committee of Management, status and length of service.
- Copy of the employment contract.



To apply, please download application form and submit:

  1. Following worksheet tabs in the Application Form*:
    1. CCF Training Grant Front Page
    2. CCF Train Grant - Summary
    3. Any other tabs applicable

      *Kindly ensure every single worksheet tab submitted is signed.

  2. Supporting Documents e.g. invoices, receipts, certificates etc.


Completed documents are to be sent via email to your respective Relationship Manager (SNCF affiliates) or email us. Alternatively, you can send via post to:


Attn: CCF Secretariat

Singapore National Co-operative Federation
510 Thomson Road
#12-02 SLF Building
Singapore 298135


For more information,  or contact your respective SNCF Relationship Manager.


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