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UTAP Funding, CCF Funding

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 1, Category 2, Category 3, Category 4, Others)
Live Webinar

This course is available in both Live Webinar (virtual) and Classroom (physical).

For this session, it will be delivered as LIVE WEBINAR. If you prefer to join the Classroom session, please register here.

 

This course is pre-approved for Charities Capability Fund (CCF) funding. Please refer to the Funding tab for more details on Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedures.


Programme Objective
 
To provide Accounting, Finance and Audit professionals with guidance on the accounting for non-profit entities such as clubs, cooperative, societies, business chambers and charities. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting, disclosure and compliance requirements.

Programme Outline


Overview of financial reporting framework for non-profit entities in Singapore

  • Financial Reporting Standards
  • Charities Accounting standards
  • Other framework for smaller non-profit entities
  • Withdrawal of RAP 6 and replacement with CAS

 
Overview of non-profit sector in Singapore

  • Societies
  • Cooperative
  • Charities
  • Clubs
  • Business chambers

 
Overview of Business Vehicle for charities in Singapore

  • Companies Act, chapter 50, companies limited by guarantee
  • Societies Act, Chapter 311
  • Trustee Act, Chapter 337
  • Co-operative Societies Act, Chapter 62

 
Compliance requirement for non-profit entities: Key provisions on:

  • Charity Act
  • Charity Act (IPC)
  • Charity Act (account and annual report)
  • Charity Act (large charity)
  • Society Act
  • Society Regulations
  • Cooperative Societies Rules 2009
  • Trustee Act

 
Overview of the following Codes of Governance

  • Code of Governance for Registered Societies
  • Code of Governance for charities and IPC

 
Overview of internal control for charities and non-profit entities

  • Level of defense

 
Accounting for common finance statement items and its disclosures

  • Donations
    • designated donations;
    • general donations; and
    • donations in kinds
  • Grant
    • Operating grant; and
    • capital grant
  • Funds
    • trust funds; and
    • general funds
  • Reserve
    • General reserve;
    • Designated reserve; and
    • Restricted reserve
  • Deferred capital grants
  • Government grants
  • Assets held on trusts

 
Statutory obligation for charities:

  • Annual report
  • Financial statements
  • AGM
  • Governance instruments
  • Financial reporting and other info to sector administrator
  • Financial reporting and other info to NCSS
  • Tax submission to IRAS

 
Role of sector administrators and other regulators/enablers

  • 5 sector administrators
  • Charity commissioner
  • NCCS
  • ROS
  • Registry of co-operative societies


Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking
     
Training Methodology
Lecture style with exercises, practical case studies and problems-based-learning
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

This Foundation to Intermediate Level programme is suitable for Accounting, Finance and Audit professionals who would like to achieve a deeper understanding on the issues involved in the accounting for non-profit entities.

Schedule & Fees

Testimonial

Funding

1] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members.

NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. *This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2021 – 31 March 2022.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.

To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

2] CCF Training Grant

Charities Capability Fund (CCF) Training Grant provides co-funding for local training courses to help charities comply with regulatory requirements and build good governance standards.

Period of CCF pre-approval: 01 June 2022 to 31 May 2023

CCF Preapproved Course Ref No.: PAS00002770

Eligibility Criteria

CCF funding is for eligible Board members and staff (who have served in the Charities for at least 6 months with an official designation) in key governance and management areas.

CCF Grants Coverage & Quantum

 

Funding Quantum

Nett Course Fees Payable (incl. GST)

Singaporeans/ PRs


 

Member: $221.19

Non-Member: $265.70

(80% of course fee)

Member: $55.30

Non-Member: $66.43

Employment Pass/ Work Permit Holders / S Pass Holders

Member: $165.89

Non-Member: $199.28

(60% of course fee)

Member: $110.60

Non-Member: $132.85

For Pre-approved Courses: Participants will pay the training provider the net course fees (after CCF funding). The training provider will claim the CCF approved funding directly from the CCF Secretariat.

CCF Application Procedures

Course Registration:

  • Board members/ staff in key governance and management areas applicant indicates interest to register for the course with CCF funding by writing to cpe@isca.org.sg . Please state the Course Title, Course Date, Name and Number of participants.
  • Upon receiving confirmation from ISCA on seat availability, please send us these documents:
    1. Completed Registration Form (Please click HERE to download)
    2. CCF approval email

Note:

  • The Applicant submits a CCF Local Training Grant application online via the NCSS e-Services at least one month beforethe course(s) commence(s). CCF applications are subject to CCF approval and only Board members/ staff in key governance and management areas with approved CCF applications are eligible for CCF funding.
  • The Applicant must send the approval email to ISCA as proof of eligibility for CCF funding.
  • The Applicant with approved CCF application (or “CCF-eligible participant”) pays the amount of course fees less CCF funding to ISCA.Payment can be made by corporate/individual means.
  • The Applicant has to create an ISCA Corporate Account here if they do not have an existing corporate account.

During the Course:

  • CCF-eligible participant to achieve minimum 75% attendance, and pass all assessments, if any.
  • All CCF-eligible participants are to complete a CCF Training Evaluation Form at the end of the course.
  • For course conducted online, CCF-eligible participants are to switch on their video function and display their full name.

Programme Facilitator(s)

This course is available in both Live Webinar (virtual) and Classroom (physical).

For this session, it will be delivered as LIVE WEBINAR. If you prefer to join the Classroom session, please register here.

 

This course is pre-approved for Charities Capability Fund (CCF) funding. Please refer to the Funding tab for more details on Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedures.


Programme Objective
 
To provide Accounting, Finance and Audit professionals with guidance on the accounting for non-profit entities such as clubs, cooperative, societies, business chambers and charities. This course will also cover the key financial statement reporting, disclosure and compliance requirements.

Programme Outline


Overview of financial reporting framework for non-profit entities in Singapore

  • Financial Reporting Standards
  • Charities Accounting standards
  • Other framework for smaller non-profit entities
  • Withdrawal of RAP 6 and replacement with CAS

 
Overview of non-profit sector in Singapore

  • Societies
  • Cooperative
  • Charities
  • Clubs
  • Business chambers

 
Overview of Business Vehicle for charities in Singapore

  • Companies Act, chapter 50, companies limited by guarantee
  • Societies Act, Chapter 311
  • Trustee Act, Chapter 337
  • Co-operative Societies Act, Chapter 62

 
Compliance requirement for non-profit entities: Key provisions on:

  • Charity Act
  • Charity Act (IPC)
  • Charity Act (account and annual report)
  • Charity Act (large charity)
  • Society Act
  • Society Regulations
  • Cooperative Societies Rules 2009
  • Trustee Act

 
Overview of the following Codes of Governance

  • Code of Governance for Registered Societies
  • Code of Governance for charities and IPC

 
Overview of internal control for charities and non-profit entities

  • Level of defense

 
Accounting for common finance statement items and its disclosures

  • Donations
    • designated donations;
    • general donations; and
    • donations in kinds
  • Grant
    • Operating grant; and
    • capital grant
  • Funds
    • trust funds; and
    • general funds
  • Reserve
    • General reserve;
    • Designated reserve; and
    • Restricted reserve
  • Deferred capital grants
  • Government grants
  • Assets held on trusts

 
Statutory obligation for charities:

  • Annual report
  • Financial statements
  • AGM
  • Governance instruments
  • Financial reporting and other info to sector administrator
  • Financial reporting and other info to NCSS
  • Tax submission to IRAS

 
Role of sector administrators and other regulators/enablers

  • 5 sector administrators
  • Charity commissioner
  • NCCS
  • ROS
  • Registry of co-operative societies


Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking
     
Training Methodology
Lecture style with exercises, practical case studies and problems-based-learning
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

This Foundation to Intermediate Level programme is suitable for Accounting, Finance and Audit professionals who would like to achieve a deeper understanding on the issues involved in the accounting for non-profit entities.

Programme Facilitator(s)


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