Support for Sport Businesses

SportSG plays an integral in nurturing resilience and inspiring individuals and the larger society to live better through sport. With the current COVID-19 situation, strict measures have been adopted to keep Singaporeans safe. These measures have impacted both individuals and businesses in the sport industry.

Our sport industry will need to transform to continue to inspire and engage Singaporeans to live an active and healthy lifestyle. Many individuals and businesses in Singapore will continue to face challenges and the government has introduced a suite of support measures to help both individuals and businesses tide through these difficult times.

Working together with MCCY, Sport Singapore has also implemented support measures which complement the Government’s initiatives (through the Unity, Resilience, Solidarity and Fortitude Budgets) to help both individuals and businesses transform and emerge stronger from Covid-19.

Important Note: Advisory for Resumption of Sport and Physical Exercise/Activity for Phase Two (19 June Onwards)

Dear Industry Partners,

As announced by the Multi-Ministry Taskforce, Phase Two will commence on 19 June 2020.

This advisory provides members of the public and sport and physical exercise & activity organisers and operators with information on the resumption of sport and physical exercise under Phase Two (“Safe Transition”), as well as the safe management measures to be implemented. Measures mandated in this advisory have to be in effect before the sport and physical exercise & activity are permitted to resume.

SportSG is committed to work with our industry stakeholders to prepare for the safe reopening of your respective businesses and to ensure that your organisations are well-equipped to operate within the required safe management principles. Should you have any clarifications, we encourage businesses in the sports sector to sign up for a Zoom session with SportSG representatives at: www.sportsingapore.gov.sg/Partner-with-Us/Support-for-Sport-Businesses/Ask-Me-More

For any other queries, kindly email to SportSG QSM at SPORT_QSM@sport.gov.sg or call 1800-344-1177 during office hours (Mon to Fri, 9.00am – 6.00pm).

Please click here for the full advisory and frequently asked questions

Please click below for Get Active TV Facebook Engagement with Minister Grace Fu

Sport Singapore’s support measures are provided in three key areas:

ENHANCE CAPACITY

  • More than 500 temporary (#SGUnited) job opportunities have been made available with 80% already taken up. These jobs include roles such as Active Health Ambassadors, Media Producers, Digital Content Creation, Citizen Engagement and support for SportSG Covid-19 Operations. More job opportunities will be made available. Details can be found at: www.sportsingapore.gov.sg/Careers/Job-Listings

DEVELOP CAPABILITY

Opportunities to reskill and upskill through Continuing Coach Education courses and ActiveSG training opportunities.

  • 440 training courses with capacity for 27,000 pax will be offered till end December 2020
  • 57 courses with a total capacity of 1,100 pax endorsed for SkillsFuture fee subsidy & training allowance in progress with more to qualify progressively
  • CoachSG e-workshops and webinars available to support coaches and instructors in enhancing their digital capabilities to conduct online coaching/training/activities. (Check out CoachSG’s Facebook page and YouTube channel for details)

Financial support of up to 100% via the Coach Development Grant. More details at:
www.sportsingapore.gov.sg/athletes-coaches/coaches-corner/funding/coach-development-grant

Opportunities for sport businesses to build capabilities and capacities to take advantage of growth opportunities in the digital economy through the SportSG Enterprise Innovation and Capability Development Grant to develop and apply technology and innovative solutions to their business, promote training and upskilling of sport professionals, as well as build stronger digital capabilities. For more information on the Grant, interested parties may join SportSG’s “Ask Me More" sessions at:
www.sportsingapore.gov.sg/Partner-with-Us/Support-for-Sport-Businesses/Ask-Me-More

#SGUNITED THROUGH SPORT

GetActive! Singapore Active Enabler Programme (AEP) is a grant scheme to catalyse innovative digital+virtual content and activities to get Singaporeans to stay active while at home. The application window closed on 8 May with more than 250 applications supported to date. More details can be found at:
www.getactive.sg/aep

ActiveSG Circle is an integrated digital platform driven by co-created, sport-related content. ActiveSG Circle serves to inspire and enable more than 1.8 million ActiveSG members to be active; and to collaborate with industry players to produce innovative and unique content for the public to consume. To date, more than 200 self-employed persons (SEPs) have joined the Circle. They will be joined by more than 50 businesses and other SEPs who will be coming onboard the Circle in the next few weeks. More details on the Circle at:
https://circle.myactivesg.com/

Partnership with the Global Sports Innovation Centre (GSIC) to deliver a calendar of virtual activities over the next three months which primarily address the impact of COVID-19 on sport businesses, and skills, capabilities and innovation relevant for sport businesses to operate within this climate. Activities to be announced include webinars, roundtables, talks by subject matter experts to enable cross-border knowledge and expertise-sharing, and to showcase of digital trends and solutions in the market. More details on GSIC at:
http://sport-gsic.com

Please click on the following for more Covid-19 resources:

For clarification on the Unity, Resilience, Solidarity & Fortitude Budgets, please contact the following:
Enterprise Singapore (enquiry@enterprisesg.gov.sg) or call Infoline: 6898 1800
SME Centres @ ASME (enquiries@smecentre-asme.sg)

Individuals and businesses in the sports sector can seek clarifications on the available support by signing up for a Zoom session with SportSG staff. (www.sportsingapore.gov.sg/Partner-with-Us/Support-for-Sport-Businesses/Ask-Me-More)

More details on: Gradual Resumption of Sport and Physical Exercise / Activity after Circuit Breaker (2 June Onwards)

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