Support for Sport Businesses

Sport Singapore also introduced a package of measures that complements the Government’s initiatives under the Unity,
Resilience and Solidarity Budgets, to help individuals, or businesses and teams, transform and emerge stronger. Here are some Covid-19 support schemes that you can tap on.

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Active Enabler Programme “GetActive!@Home”
  • $2 million grant for businesses and individuals in the Sport Industry
  • Application period: 14 Apr – 8 May 2020
  • Find out more here
The ActiveSG Circle
  • A one-stop integrated platform partnered with industry partners.
  • Be part of the ActiveSG Circle
  • Find out more
SGUnited Jobs @ Sport Singapore
  • More than 500 temporary (#SGUnited) job opportunities available.
  • Search for suitable positions here
Rental Waiver
  • Eligible tenants at SportSG facilities will also stand to benefit from up to 2 months of rental waiver.

Ask Me More

As part of SportSG’s ongoing efforts to provide individuals and sport businesses opportunities to seek clarifications on the available support, individuals can businesses can sign up for a Zoom call with our Sport SG staff. Find out more here.

If you are interested to join any of the Zoom call with SportSG sessions, book a session with your preferred date. We will then confirm your slot and send you the Zoom meeting invite.


Date: 15 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020
Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Between 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom


For more infomation on 2020 Singapore Budget visit

For clarification on the Resilience & Solidarity budgets, please contact the following:

Enterprise Singapore ( or call Infoline: 6898 1800 SME Centres @ ASME (

ActiveSG SkillsFuture
  • $400,000 invested to create more capability development programmes
  • Reskill and upskill through Continuing Coach Education Courses
  • Sports Care and Service Excellence Workshops
  • More than 50 programmes eligible
  • Find out more here
SEP Training Support Scheme and NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)
  • Eligible Self-Employed Person (SEP)/Freelancer, will earn a training allowance (via the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) of at least $7.50 per hour when you attend training. (Note: the training allowance will be increased to at least $10 per hour from 1 May 2020).
  • You may tap on your SkillsFuture Credits to pay for the courses.
  • If you are a SEP, before applying/registering for any courses, you must first receive a Letter of Eligibility (LOE) from NTUC’s e2i to qualify for the training allowance. To apply for the Letter of Eligibility, click here. Click here for the SEP Info-kit.
  • Register for Training Courses (put together by SportSG): Click here for the listing. This list is non-exhaustive and more courses will be added progressively.
  • You can also select courses under SkillsFuture Series and approved sector-specific training programmes.
NTUC Care Fund (COVID-2019) for National Instructors & Coaches Association (NICA) Members
  • NICA members who have lost income due to the COVID-19 outbreak can receive up to $300 in a one-off cash relief, depending on eligibility. From 25 March 2020 – 30 September 2020, NICA members can apply via
  • For more assistance, you may also sign up with National Instructors & Coaches Association (NICA) via
Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS)
  • Eligible Self-Employed Persons will receive three quarterly cash payouts of $3,000 each in May, July and October 2020
  • Annual Value threshold raised from $13,000 to $21,000, to support more Self-Employed Persons
  • Automatic inclusion for those who also earn a small income from employment work
  • Other criteria remain unchanged
  • Refer here for eligibility criteria and here for Frequently Asked Questions.
  • NTUC Secretary-General announced on 6 Apr 2020 that NTUC will facilitate SIRS applications and appeals from 20 April 2020.
  • Learn more here.
Self-Employed Person Training Support Scheme
  • This scheme has been enhanced and extended with an additional S$48 million
  • Receive a training allowance of S$10 per hour when you attend courses under the SkillsFuture Series, or select training programmes, with effect from 1 May 2020
  • You can tap SkillsFuture Credit to further offset course fees
Workfare Special Payment
  • If you are on Workfare Income Supplement Scheme 2019, you will receive a one-off Workfare Special Payment of $3,000 in cash
SGUnited Jobs NTUC Care Fund
  • One-time cash payout for eligible NTUC Union Members who have lost 30% income (including job cancellations) or have been retrenched
  • Ranges from S$50 to S$300, depending on criteria
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List of useful go-to government websites available at

LOA / SHN Support Programme for businesses and SEPs

  • If you are on Leave of Absence or Stay-Home Notice, you may be eligible to receive $100.00 daily for the required duration. Read more here.
Advance usage of SkillsFuture Credit top-up from 1 Apr
  • Singaporeans can explore and sign-up for over 8,000 courses from IHLs (ITE, all polytechnics, and 6 local autonomous universities) and NTUC LearningHub. More info at SkillsFuture (in there is a pictorial guide to search for eligible courses).
NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)
  • Eligible courses include all of SkillsFuture Series courses and SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace. All eligible courses are meant to equip individuals with emerging skills that will boost employability.
Temporary Relief Fund (TRF)
  • For details (including eligibility criteria), click here.
  • How to apply:
    • Online (9am to 6pm, requires Singpass and PayNow),
    • Download the application form, complete and submit in the drop-off boxes at your nearest Social Service Office or Community Centre.
COVID-19 Support Grant

If you lost your job as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, this additional grant provides financial assistance while you continue to find a new job or attend training. Successful applicants will receive a monthly cash grant of $800, for three months.

  • For details (including eligibility criteria), click here.
  • Applications start from 1 May 2020 at any Social Service Office or Community Centre.

For more clarification on TRF and COVID-19 Support Grant, you can also contact ComCare hotline 1800-222-0000, or visit your nearest SSO by checking

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