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Active Enabler Programme

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What is the application process like?

    Applicants will need to fill in an online application form if they are applying for endorsement support, or sports expertise support. Applicants who are applying for funding support (under Project Grant or Mass Event Grant) will be required to download the application form and email it to ActiveEnabler@sport.gov.sg with the following details:

    • event/project proposal
    • event/project budget
    • any other supporting documents (in .jpeg or .pdf format)

    The Active Enabler Programme Secretariat will contact you once your application has been evaluated. Should your application be successful, you will be required to sign an Active Enabler Programme Agreement with Sport Singapore.

     

  2. When can I apply for the Active Enabler Programme?

    Application will be open from 21 March to 31 May 2018, 2359hrs.

  3. Can I apply for the Active Enabler Programme more than once?

    Yes you may, as long as your proposals are for different events/projects, targeting at different groups of participants. Please submit separate applications for different proposals.

  4. Can I apply for two or more support within the Active Enabler Programme for the same event/project, which are held on different days?

    Each event/project is only entitled to one type of support, even if the event/project has activities spanning across different days. For each event/project, you can choose only one of the following types of support:

    • Endorsement only
    • Active Enabler Sports Expertise (Fitness/Sports)
    • Active Enabler Grant (Project)
    • Active Enabler Grant (Mass Event)
  5. I have problems accessing the Active Enabler Programme application online.

    You can download the application form and do a manual submission by emailing to ActiveEnabler@sport.gov.sg.

  6. When will I know the results of my application?

    You will be informed of your application results latest by mid June 2018.

  7. How will you determine the number of “GetActive! Singapore” Premiums to be approved for each application?

    The number of “GetActive! Singapore” Premiums will be approved in principle, based on the estimated total number of participants stated in your application form, under the section “Target Audience”. You will be contacted to finalise your participant outreach numbers nearer to event date.

  8. Can I request for more than the approved number of GetActive! Singapore Premiums if the number of participants for my event/project turns out to be higher than my target?

    Refer to S/N 7. Requests for more “GetActive! Singapore” Premiums will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis whilst stocks last.

  9. Funding Criteria

  10. How will you determine the amount of funding to give to each event/project for the Active Enabler (Project) and Active Enabler (Mass Event)? What is the minimum or maximum amount of grant that any group, school or organisation can apply for, for each event/project submitted?

    All events/projects that meet the eligibility criteria for the Active Enabler (Project) and Active Enabler (Mass Event) will be considered for funding at up to 90% of qualifying costs, capped at $10,000 (project grant) / $50,000 (mass event grant), whichever is lower.

    There is no minimum amount. We welcome all big and small events/projects as long as it meets the eligibility criteria.

  11. How can I include the element of “care” in my event/project?

    The element of care in events/projects can be shown in various ways. Examples include jointly organizing your event with the voluntary welfare organisations, targeting your event/project at the underserved communities / persons who are differently abled, or having a corporate social responsibility component in your event/project etc

  12. How can my event/project be part of the Active Enabler Programme if it is already funded?

    Support will only be provided to events/projects that are not funded by any other entity to ensure that there is no double dipping and more participants can benefit. However, you may apply for support if you are able to introduce any component into your event which fulfils any criteria set for the Active Enabler Programme.

    You will have to indicate your current funding details (funding organisation, funding amount and funding status) in your application under the section “Project Budget”.

    The Evaluation Committee will assess each application on a case-by-case basis. Please note that to qualify for funding support, all event/project proposals must be non-profit in nature.

  13. Can I apply for the Active Enabler Endorsement and Active Enabler Sports Expertise for an event/ project that is already funded?

    Refer to S/N 11.

  14. How do I acknowledge “GetActive! Singapore” during my event?

    You will be provided with the acknowledgment guidelines once your application has been approved. During the event day itself, you are also required to  tag your event photos and/or videos with #GetActiveSG on social media as part of the event/project deliverables.

  15. If my event/project is approved, when will I receive the funds to carry out the event/project?

    Upon approval of your event/project application, you will receive the funds in 2 Tranches:

    • 1st Tranche – The first 50% of the total approved event/project cost will be disbursed upon event/project approval, after the Active Enabler Programme Agreement has been signed with Sport Singapore. This is intended to give you some funds to kick start and execute your event/project.
    • 2nd Tranche – The remaining 50% of the total approved event/project cost will be disbursed upon event/project completion, supported by end of event/project report, proof(s) of deliverables/outcomes and relevant supporting document(s) such as receipts and invoices. Submission of audited/certified accounts may be requested. *The 2nd Tranche shall be calculated taking the actual expenses incurred, less the amount disbursed in the 1st Tranche. Should the actual event/project cost incurred be less than the amount disbursed in 1st Tranche, the balance amount must be returned to Sport Singapore.

    Note:

    - The end of event/project report and supporting documents have to be submitted no later than 1 month from event/project completion.

    - If all documents are in order, applicants can expect to receive the 2nd Tranche within 1 month from the date of submission of the end of event/project report and supporting documents. The total amount disbursed at the end of the event/project shall be based on the actual expenses incurred, with reference to the approved cost items.

  16. What if I spend less than the amount that my event/project was approved for?

    At the end of the event/project, the 2nd Tranche shall be calculated taking the actual expenses incurred, less the amount disbursed in the 1st Tranche. Should the actual event/project cost incurred be less than the amount disbursed in 1st Tranche, the balance amount must be returned to Sport Singapore.

    The total amount disbursed at the end of the event/project shall be based on the actual expenses incurred, with reference to the approved cost items.  

  17. Active Enabler Sports Expertise

  18. What is this ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’ about?

    The ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’ aims to support you in your organisation of a fitness or sports activity through the provision of fitness instructors/coaches or curated programmes at the GetActive! Singapore Festival sites.

  19. How does the ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’ work?

    The ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’ can be offered at your venue or at the GetActive! Festival sites (subject to venue avaliability). If you choose to hold your event at the GetActive! Festival sites, your participants would also be able to enjoy a wide array of activities available at the sites.

    You can choose your activity from the list of fitness and sports offerings under the Annex - Active Enabler Sports Expertise.

  20. Can I apply for more than one ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’?

    Each Organisation/Group can only submit one ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’ application.

  21. Active Enabler Sports Expertise – Group Fitness

  22. Is there a minimum and maximum participation outreach for eligibility to apply for ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’?

    Yes there is. Refer to Annex- Active Enabler Sports Expertise for details on the minimum and maximum participation outreach for the various fitness and sports offerings.

  23. What is Group Fitness?

    Group fitness is typically described as exercise performed by a group of individuals led by certified instructor(s) in the respective fitness format or brand at the venue booked by the applicant.

  24. Where can I organise the Group Fitness session?

    You can organise the group fitness session at gyms, fitness clubs, dance studios, open spaces, parks or other venues where a group of people can move around safely. You can also opt to hold the group fitness session at one of the GetActive! Singapore Festival sites, subject to venue availability.

  25. What is a typical Group Fitness session like?

    Your participants are encouraged to arrive about ten to 15 minutes before the session starts so that the instructor can begin the session at the pre-agreed time. The session will typically start with a gentle warm-up session followed by the actual workout, and then a cool-down period.

  26. My participants are very new to Group Fitness. How will I know if we can keep up?

    Instructor(s) may offer modifications for exercises that are too difficult for individual students, and may be able to answer questions during class as well as to provide motivation.

  27. How long is the duration of a Group Fitness session?

    Group fitness session is typically between 50-60 minutes, depending on the format.

  28. How many Instructors will I be assigned for the Group Fitness session?

    We will assign instructors to you in accordance to the pre-determined ratio of instructor to participants as shown below:

    • 20 to 100pax: 1 instructor
    • 100pax and more: 2 instructors
  29. Active Enabler Sports Expertise – Sports

  30. What is a Sports Clinic?

    A sports clinic is an activity that is designed with a prescribed set of curriculum and conducted by certified coach(es) to help improve players’ fundamental skills and game plan, building their enthusiasm for the sport and have fun while learning.

  31. How will the Sports Clinic be conducted?

    The Sports Clinic will be conducted by coach(es) at the GetActive! Singapore Festival sites. All equipment will be prepared and made available onsite. The listing of the available sports clinics at the various GetActive! Singapore Festival venues, capacity, booking schedule and other details will be made available to applicants by June 2018.

  32. What else do I need to know before I apply for ‘Active Enabler Sports Expertise’?

    You will be responsible for the following logistics preparations (unless your event is held at GetActive! Singapore Festival sites):

    • Venue
      • Booking of dance studios/event halls/courts etc for the group fitness session
      • The group fitness session can also be organised at open spaces, parks or other venues where a group of people can move around safely
    • Exercise / yoga mats for selected workouts under the “Mind & Body” category (you will be notified in advance if this provision is necessary)
    • Sound system for group fitness (compatible with MP3 players, mobile phones, devices) and suitable to location
    • Wireless headsets for group fitness (for outdoor settings and participation outreach of more than 50pax)
    • Sturdy platform for group fitness (for participation outreach of more than 50pax)
  33. How will I know if I will get a sports expertise at the date and time requested in my application?

    Applicants will be contacted by the Active Enabler Programme Secretariat once your application has been evaluated. SportSG reserves the right to assign appropriate workout(s) under the category selected by the applicant(s) for Sports Expertise Group Fitness.

  34. GetActive! Singapore Festival Sites

  35. Where are the GetActive! Singapore Festival sites located?

    Dates available

    GetActive! Singapore Festival sites

    28 Jul to 8 Aug 2018

    Sports Hub

    28 to 29 Jul 2018

    Tampines (OTH)

    Jurong East (Besides MRT)

    Toa Payoh Hub

    Chinatown (Infront of People’s Park Complex)

    4 to 5 Aug 2018

    Punggol (Punggol Waterway The Plaza)

    Sembawang (Opp MRT Hardcourt)

    Ang Mo Kio (Central Stage)

    Little India (Beside Masjid Angullia)

    Geylang Serai (Malay Village)

  36. I still have questions. Who can I speak to?

    Please feel free to contact us at email: ActiveEnabler@sport.gov.sg


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Contact Details for Active Enabler Programme

Active Enabler Programme Secretariat
Sport Singapore
3 Stadium Drive
Singapore 397630
Email: ActiveEnabler@sport.gov.sg


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