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Star Social Impact Grant (SSIG) Program- Malaysia 2024 | up to RM50,000 |

Star Social Impact Grant (SSIG) Program 2024 | up to RM50,000 |

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Star Social Impact Grant (SSIG) Program 2024 | up to RM50,000 |

The Star Social Impact Grant aims to partner with purposeful social organisations in carrying out impact-driven and sustainable projects to enhance the lives of local communities and safeguarding the environment. With grants awarded once a year, the Star Social Impact Grant (SSIG) supports projects that are aligned to our focus areas and ones that can achieve impactful outcomes.
Star Social Impact Grant welcomes projects that are aligned with our following focus areas:
  • Community development
    • Take care of the needs of vulnerable communities
    • Equip marginalised communities with knowledge, training and skills so that they can attain productive employment to earn a sustainable living
    • Run programmes to address social, education and economic inequalities in modern society.
  • Education
    • Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
  • Access to basic needs and infrastructure
    • Ensure needy communities have access to basic infrastructures such as clean water, sanitation facilities, electricity etc. to elevate their quality of life.
  • Environmental protection
    • Protect, conserve and rehabilitate the environment, especially forests and wildlife, through effective advocacy/education efforts and meaningful on-ground initiatives.
  • Health and wellbeing
    • Promote healthy living and well-being at all ages including raising awareness, screening and prevention initiatives
    • Address a wide range of diseases and the many different persistent and emerging health issues through provision of treatment and healthcare especially to vulnerable communities.

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  • Each grant amount is valued up to RM50,000 per application
  • Project duration should not be more than 12 months.

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  • Star Foundation generally supports impact-driven and sustainable project carried out by NGOs and Social enterprise within the focus areas.
  • In order to be eligible for a grant, the applicant must:
    • be active charities, non-profit organisations or social enterprises that are legally and locally registered with the relevant authorities;
    • submit either their Registrar of Societies (RoS), Jabatan Kebajikan Malaysia (JKM) or Companies Commission (SSM) certificate to verify the organisation’s legitimate registration status;
    • submit audited financial statements for the previous calendar year;
    • be solely responsible for the preparation, management, and submission of the application, proposed project and budget breakdown, and not be acting as an intermediary;
    • be at least 18 years of age to apply;
    • not be a permanent and/or contract employee of Star Media Group (including its subsidiaries and related companies) or their respective immediate family members (i.e. their parents, spouses, children, and siblings).
  • Project applications that were unsuccessful would not be reconsidered for funding. Star Foundation recommends that you submit a new application for a different project or new ideas.

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Eligible Projects of Star Social Impact Grant

  • Star Foundation generally supports impact-driven and sustainable projects carried out by NGOs and social enterprises within our focus areas as listed in the section above.
  • Projects submitted should:
    • be aligned with one or more of Star Foundation’s focus area(s) in addressing the needs of vulnerable Malaysian communities or the environment;
    • have a clear timeline and to be completed within 12 months of receiving the grant;
    • demonstrate the ability to produce measurable outcomes and impacts by the end of the project (not limited to the number of people the project benefitted);
    • ideally introduce innovative solutions to existing social issues;
    • possess the ability to be scaled up/expanded/replicated across Malaysia.

Application for Star Social Impact Grant


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline31 March,2024
OrganizerStar Media Group
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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