Creating a Future of Hope and

Opportunities for the People of Singapore and Asia

  • 1st Quarter 2014

    Building Green Champions Among Our Youth

    In November 2013, Singapore Technologies Endowment Programme (STEP) partnered with the National University of Singapore (NUS) in an initiative called the STEP-NUS Sunburst Environment Programme, which aims to groom eco-friendly

  • 1st Quarter 2014

    Rehabilitation Made More Fun For Recovering Patients

    A session of physical rehabilitation or road safety training could soon become more appealing for patients recovering from the effects of strokes, falls and dementia. The initiative currently features four

  • 1st Quarter 2014

    Using Sustainable Aquaculture for Safer and More Affordable Food

    Global fish stocks are decreasing due to overfishing. In parallel, the demand for fish continues to rise globally, driven by increasing public awareness of its health benefits. This situation is

  • 1st Quarter 2014

    Tele-Rehabilitation Made Available to Elderly Stroke Patients

    Did you know that only a quarter of stroke patients discharged from local hospitals continue with rehabilitation? The main reasons behind this are the physical, social and financial obstacles patients

Exercising Stewardship,
Making a Difference.

Established in 2007, Temasek Trust is the philanthropic arm of Temasek, an Asia investment firm headquartered in Singapore.

Non-Profit Philanthropic Organisations
funded by Temasek Trust

Temasek Trust oversees the financial management of philanthropic endowments and gifts. The Trust funds the following non-profit philanthropic organisations:

  • Singapore Technologies Endowment Programme

    The Singapore Technologies Endowment Programme (STEP), now in its 16th year, has been building bridges among youth in Asia and contributing to their education. Since 1997, its signature Sunburst Youth Camp (SYC) has hosted over 1,700 teenage students from ASEAN countries, India, China, South Korea, Bhutan and Mongolia. They included over 540 junior college and polytechnic students from Singapore.

  • Singapore Millennium Foundation

    The Singapore Millennium Foundation (SMF) funds research relevant to Singapore. Areas of research include mental health, Parkinson’s disease, liver cancer, ageing and special needs education. Since 2008, research sponsorships for hospitals, education and research institutions totalled more than S$25 million. SMF has also sponsored the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize since 2008.

  • Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory

    The research at Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) focuses primarily on understanding the cellular mechanisms that underlie the development and physiology of plants, fungi and animals which provides foundation for biotechnology innovation. TLL aims to build a preeminent organisation of global talent to undertake bio-molecular science research and applications to benefit people in Asia and beyond.

  • Temasek Foundation

    Temasek Foundation (TF) partners Singapore and international institutions to support the building of institutions, human capacity, exchange and learning networks, and the rebuilding of lives after major natural disasters. TF has committed almost S$100 million over the last five years to support 139 programmes in 17 countries in Asia, and Rwanda.

  • Temasek Cares

    Established in 2009, Temasek Cares (TCares) started with a S$100 million endowment for programmes to build people, community and capability, and rebuild lives in support of the underprivileged in Singapore. In 2011, two endowments of S$35 million each, named after the late Dr Balaji Sadasivan and Dr Ee Peng Liang, were gifted by Temasek to support training and manpower development in the healthcare and social services sector.

  • Temasek Education Foundation

    Temasek Education Foundation (TEF) nurtures young talent in the areas of sports, mathematics, science, arts and music. It supports three endowments of S$35 million, each named after Singapore’s pioneering leaders, Mr EW Barker, Dr Tay Eng Soon and Mr David Marshall.

  • Temasek International Foundation

    Temasek International Foundation promotes regional scholarships and international fellowships. It oversees two endowment initiatives named after Singapore’s pioneer leaders – the S$25 million S Rajaratnam Endowment and the S$35 million Hon Sui Sen Endowment.

Community News,
Stories and Research

Find out more about the programmes and research carried out by the non-profit philanthropic organisations funded by Temasek Trust.

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