YCM is a by youth for youth programme that empowers youth curators in the grant making process and support other youths to take action to benefit the Singapore community and society.

The YCM offers a myriad of benefits:
- YCM grant of up to $3,000 or $5,000 to kick-start your project
- Perspectives and resources to value-add to your project
- Networking opportunities with diverse groups of youths

To find out more about the YCM Grant, please click here.

Project Application

Get ready your SingPass account and login to OurSG Grants Portal to submit your YCM grant applications! Do remember to send in your application at least 8 weeks ahead of the 1st Saturday of project implementation month. 

For further enquiries, you may contact our friendly Grant Managers at

We look forward to receiving your applications!

Guidebook Resource

Keen to start a youth-led ground-up project but unsure of how to? Or have started one but require some assistance?

Download a copy of our Guidebook on Starting a Youth-led Ground-up Project here. The guide details the four stages of a ground-up project and provides some practical tips for youths at any stage of your ground-up journey, from project ideation to evaluation!

YCM – Youth Heritage Kickstarter Fund (YCM – YHKF)

As part of Our SG Heritage Plan 2.0, the National Heritage Board (NHB) has partnered NYC YCM grant to provide additional funding and resources to empower youths to take an active role in preserving and safeguarding Singapore’s heritage.

If you wish to promote the appreciation and understanding of Singapore’s heritage, you may be funded up to $5,000 or $7,000 to kickstart your project!

For more information about the YCM – YHKF, please visit here. Interested and eligible applicants can apply to the YCM – YHKF via the YCM grant on the OurSG Grants Portal.

Project Closure Report

Completed your project and wish to submit the documents for reimbursement?

a) For Project Closure Report, click here
b) Download the Statement of Accounts here
c) Please complete the Grant Feedback Form here
d) Please complete the YCM Survey Form (by all team members) here

To find out more about how your grant is being calculated, click here!

Publicity Matters

Are you producing any collaterals or publicity materials? If yes, please credit NYC through the usage of NYC and YCM logo with the endorsement liner, “Powered By”, at all applicable platforms.

a) To download logos on white/light background, click here
b) To download logos on black/dark background, click here
c) To download logos in full black, click here
d) To download logos in full white, click here