Heritage Participation Grant

The Heritage Participation Grant supports a wide range of community heritage projects; these include programmes, events and exhibitions.


What does the Grant Support?

The grant supports applicants who wish to start community heritage projects that fall within any of the categories below. However, the list below is not exhaustive.

Project Categories Examples

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  • Panel-style exhibitions on various places of historic interest around the neighbourhood
  • 3D interactive displays (can be in the form of online version or documentation, videos etc)
  • Documentation of community related stories (can also be in digital format)
  • Traditional art workshops, Oral History recording workshops, tours of heritage buildings or heritage trails
  • Community events that are based on themes of heritage


Who is the grant for?

The grant is open to individuals and organisations that are able to clearly demonstrate the heritage intent of the project and/or in-depth engagement with community.

For more information, please refer to the Heritage Participation Grant Guidelines in the Downloads section.


How and when to apply?

To apply, please download the Heritage Participation Grant Application Form from the Downloads section.

The grant is open for application up to six times a year. The table below lists the key dates and windows that you will need to keep in mind as you are preparing your application.

Application Closing Dates For Projects Launching On or After Expected Notification of Results
15 February 2019 June 2019 End April 2019
15 May 2019 September 2019 End July 2019
15 August 2019 December 2019 End October 2019
15 November 2019 March 2020 End January 2020
Acceptance of offer is three (3) weeks from date of Letter of Offer.




All applications must reach us on the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted. Please email your application to, and indicate your company name and project category/type in the subject line of the email.

You can also mail your application/supporting materials in one package to:

Heritage Participation Grant
Education & Community Outreach Division
National Heritage Board
61 Stamford Road, #03-01
Stamford Court
Singapore 178892

Alternatively, you may also drop them off at the National Heritage Board Reception from Monday through Friday, 9am – 12pm or 2pm – 5pm.


Who may I speak to for assistance?

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss your applications in detail, you are welcome to contact our NHB officers at 6332 4494/6332 4537 or e-mail