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 to:


Attn: CCF Secretariat

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


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


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