The Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE) was set up in 2015 to develop the social enterprise sector in Singapore. We are a sector developer and national advocate for social enterprises, and a membership body with over 400 social enterprise members.

LeapForGood


 

Congratulations to the five teams selected to receive up to $100,000 grant and incubation support!

(Click to read more in "The Shortlisted Teams" tab) 

ARK EMO HEALTH HYDROLIFE WELLDERLY XIOHOO
LFG 2018 Ark LFG 2018 Emo Health LFG 2018 Hydrolife LFG 2018 Wellderly LFG 2018 Xiohoo



About LeapForGood


LeapForGood is a programme designed to help passionate change-makers take thoughtful and innovative ideas, and turn them into real and sustainable business solutions. Every year, we invite aspiring social entrepreneurs and existing social enterprises to join us in addressing emerging social needs in Singapore. This year, our focus is on the Work, Life & Play of Seniors and Caregivers returning to work. We want you to join the movement and be part of the social change in Singapore!





2018 Theme


After weeks of research and multiple interviews with experts and beneficiaries, we identified 12 challenges that seniors and caregivers returning to work face. We have categorised these challenges into three themes:
 

LeapForGood 2018 Work

WORK

LeapForGood 2018 Live

LIFE

LeapForGood 2018 Play

PLAY

Improving their employability
in the job market

Empowering them to learn and
lead fulfilling lives

Enabling them to enjoy
life better



Seniors

Seniors

Leveraging Seniors' Skills

How can seniors find more interesting work opportunities that fit their interests and abilities?
Seniors

Fighting Ageism and Changing Negative Perceptions

How can we improve inter-generational understanding and fight stereotypes?
Seniors

Encouraging Lifelong Learning

How can seniors be motivated to embrace lifelong learning?
Seniors

Building Self-confidence

How can seniors gain the self-confidence to learn new things and apply for jobs?
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Breaking Social Isolation

How can seniors have better, more fulfilling social lives?
Seniors

Understanding Mobility

How can seniors with mobility issues have a social life, physical well-being, and work opportunities?
Caregivers


Caregivers

Balancing Caregiving and Work

How can caregivers have more flexibility in their professional lives to help them in their personal ones?
Caregivers

Restoring Self-confidence

How can caregivers have higher confidence and see their caregiving skills valued at work?
Caregivers

Providing Caregiving Knowledge

How can caregivers be better prepared for the need for caregiving knowledge?
Caregivers

Giving Caregivers Relief

How can caregivers have new respite solutions that fit their particular contexts?
Caregivers

Offering Emotional Support

How can caregivers receive the emotional support that they need?
Caregivers

Resolving Tradeoffs of Childminding

How can caregivers find attractive childminding services to use while they return to the workforce?


Highlights from LeapForGood 2018

Contact Us

Contact Us

Contact us at leapforgood@raise.sg if you have any questions!
Email us now!