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Venture Builder (Non-Profits Track)


The Venture Builder Programme – Non-Profits Track is an 8-week programme for non-profits organisations (NPOs), including charities and social service agencies.

The programme empowers NPOs to address pressing societal challenges more effectively by fostering collaboration, innovation, and strategic thinking. Work with us to discover the process of testing, developing and launching projects that are impactful and revenue-generating for your organisation.


Programme Features

  • An experienced Programme Lead together with in-residence serial entrepreneurs will provide guidance to support participants to successfully launch the company
  • Free access to the co-working office, at SUSS campus
  • Complimentary mentoring services with subsequent support for eligible start-ups to apply for SUSS Start-up grant and/or SGD$50,000 government grant
  • Successful projects may receive a kickstart funding of SGD$10,000*
  • Eligible to apply for the NAK-SUSS Impact Grant
  • Introduction to financial sustainability for NPOs

* (T&Cs Apply)


Application Process


Open to:

  • Individuals nominated by their respective NPOs and supported by NCSS and/or NVPC
  • Able to commit to a duration of 8 weeks


  • Successful projects may receive a kickstart funding of SGD$10,000*

* (T&Cs Apply)


  • A short description of the business idea (100 - 150 words)


SUSS will select each applicant based on:

  • Entrepreneurial potential – experience, passion, skillsets, etc
  • Potential and feasibility of the business idea
  • Highly resourceful with good networks
  • Intellectually nimble and an eye for collaborative possibilities
  • Able to tackle challenging situations with finesse and determination
  • Experience as an entrepreneur or in a startup will be an added advantage
  • Passionate to build and grow a business of their own
  • Able to contribute a business idea in any of the following domains: Early Childhood, Gerontology / Elderlies, Psychology / Mental Health, Education Technology, Fintech / Blockchain, E-commerce / Marketing, Social Services, SME Digital Transformation; will be an added advantage
Duration & Period of

19th February 2024 to 12th April 2024

Application Date

Non-Profits Track - Ends on 26th January 2024


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NAK-SUSS Impact Grant

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The Ngee Ann Kongsi - SUSS Impact Grant was established in 2022 to encourage and inspire entrepreneurial students to work on their startup ideas and promote social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in Gerontology (Geron-preneurship). 

There will be two applicant tracks for the Ngee Ann Kongsi - SUSS Impact Grant: 
1. Gerontology Track
2. Social Impact Track


Get in Touch

For more information about Venture Builder, drop us an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.


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