Training Grants & Programme
MAS-SFA-AMTD Business Growth Grant

To foster the continued growth of Singapore-based FinTech companies and help the companies offset their POC costs. FinTechs must register and complete their profile on APIX, as well as carry out their POCs with any Financial Institution on APIX to be eligible for this grant The Grant will help the FinTechs manage their cashflow better, support them in generating new businesses, and provide greater support for FinTechs to pursue growth strategies.

Cap of up to S$100,000 Per FinTech (Wage Support, Professional Services, Hardware & Software, Interns)

Application Closing on 31st December 2021
Financial Sector Technology And Innovation (FSTI) Digital Acceleration Grant (DAG)

The MAS Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) Digital Acceleration Grant (DAG) scheme supports Singapore-based smaller financial institutions and FinTech firms adopt digital solutions to improve productivity, strengthen operational resilience, manage risks better, and serve customers better

-80% co-funding of qualifying expenses for applications submitted by 31 Dec 2021. -70% co-funding will apply thereafter.

On going
Deferment Of Income Tax Payments

All companies with CIT payments due in the months of April, May, and June 2020 will be granted an automatic three-month deferment of these payments. The CIT payments deferred from April, May, and June 2020 will instead be collected in July, August, and September 2020 respectively

Automatic Deferment, no actions needed

April, May, June 2020
Assistance With Insurance Premium Payment

Corporates, including SMEs, holding general insurance policies that protect their business and property risks may apply to their insurer for instalment payment plans. General insurance companies stand ready to work with their corporate customers so they can pay their premiums in smaller amounts and enjoy coverage for the paid-up period, instead of paying a lump sum premium for the entire policy period at the start

SMEs should contact their Insurers directly for more information on their specific assistance schemes

On going
Temporary Bridging Loan Programme (TBLP)

The Temporary Bridging Loan Programme (TBLP) provides access to working capital for business needs. As announced at Solidarity Budget 2020, eligible enterprises may borrow up to $5 million under the TBLP, with the interest rate capped at 5% p.a., from Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs). The Government will provide 90% risk-share on these loans for new applications initiated from 8 April until 31 March 2021. Eligible enterprises under the TBLP may also apply for up to 1 year deferral of principal repayment to help manage their debt, subject to assessment by the PFIs.

Maximum Loan Quantum of S$5 million per Borrower Group, capped at an interest rate of 5% p.a.

March 2020 to 31 March 2021
Defer Payment Of Principal On Secured Sme Loans

SMEs may opt to defer principal payments on their secured term loans up to 31 December 2020, subject to banks’ and finance companies’ assessment of the quality of the SMEs’ security. SMEs will also be able to extend the tenure of their loans by up to the corresponding principal deferment period if they wish. This relief will be available to SMEs that continue to pay interest and are in good standing with their banks and finance companies (not more than 90 days past due as of 6 April 2020)

Up to S$1,000,000 per Borrower, over a maximum repayment period of 5 years

Up to 31st December 2020
Offset Rental Costs: 80Rr

Discounts on leases in specific venues will be available for SG FinTech Club members to make use of. Contact [email protected] for more information

- Hot desk: $250/month
- Meeting Room: $20/hour
- Conference Room: $40/hour
Event Space: $250/hour subject to minimum of 3 hours

March 2020 to 31 March 2021
Other Grants
Bolstering Sales
Manpower & Supporting Workforce
Sustaining Investments
Business Cost & Managing Cash Flow