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The SMCCI Peniaga Pintar Fund (PPF) or Dana Peniaga Pintar (DPP) DPPMS is introduced to help SMCCI members tide over the challenges from COVID- 19, and to push on with transformation efforts in preparation for the economic recovery.

About
Criteria &
Funding Guidelines
Application &
Claims Process
Business Growth
Courses
Capability Development
Courses

What is SMCCI Peniaga Pintar Fund (PPF) or Dana Peniaga Pintar (DPP) DPPMS?

The SMCCI Peniaga Pintar Fund (PPF) or Dana Peniaga Pintar (DPP) DPPMS is introduced to help SMCCI members tide over the challenges from COVID- 19, and to push on with transformation efforts in preparation for the economic recovery.
The objective is for SMCCI members to leverage on the available resources to upskill and build capabilities within their business, with the aspiration of becoming a “Smart Businessman” or “Peniaga Pintar”.

Through this Fund, members who wish to enrol in the SMCCI-approved courses and work with SMCCI-appointed consultants will be able to partially offset their course fee payment through utilisation of the Fund.

Criteria to Claim the Fund

  • Applicants must be an ACRA-registered company
  • Applicants must be a member of SMCCI
  • Applicants’ SMCCI membership must be in good standing
  • Applicants must agree to the Terms and Conditions imposed by SMCCI
  • Funding to be used only for the list of approved-courses on the SMCCI Learning Portal
  • Funding only on a reimbursement basis upon receipt and verification of documents

Eligible applicants should also note the following:
  • If the course the applicant is making a claim for is partially supported under other Government support/subsidies such as the Skills Development Fund or the Skills-future Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy, the applicant must ensure that the amount to be claimed does not include the supported amount under these Government programmes.
SMCCI reserves the right to ask for the relevant documentation to assess each claim made from the Fund.

Funding Guidelines

The table below illustrates the amount of funding that is available for members in accordance with their membership length:
Membership
Length
Funding Amount
(Per Company)*
0 - 2 years** $300
2 - 10 years $800
Above 10 years $2500
Distressed businesses*** $1000

*Includes GST Amount
**Membership length is based on the latest uninterrupted membership term that the SME has with SMCCI
***Distressed businesses will need to provide additional documentation to support their application, which will include evidence of revenue decreased by more than 70% in the last 6 months as compared to the same period the previous year.

Application Process

Step 1: Member to fill in Application Form and submit to SMCCI
Step 2: SMCCI to verify status of member and confirm member is eligible for funding. This will take up to 3 working days.
Step 3: Member will receive an email from SMCCI on the outcome of their application.
Step 4: Upon successful application, member can proceed to register for any of the SMCCI-approved courses supported by the Fund featured under the Business Growth courses and Capability Development courses tabs. 
Step 5: Member will need to make payment after successful registration in the course. Payment is to be made to the respective SMCCI-approved training provider, depending on which course member has registered for.

How to Submit Your Claims

Step 1: Member to submit Claim Form, invoice from the training provider, evidence of course payment and a signed Enterprise Singapore Company Declaration Form to SMCCI.
Step 2: SMCCI to process the claims. This will take up to 1 month.
Step 3: Member will be reimbursed the amount claimed.

Business Growth courses applicable for the fund:
DPP001 WSQ - Design Thinking Course for Businesses
DPP002 WSQ - Fundamentals of Job Redesign
DPP003 WSQ - Manage Innovation in a Business Function
DPP004 WSQ - Apply Project Management Skills
DPP005 NICF Effective Project Management for Small Projects
DPP006 ICDL Digital Marketing
DPP007 ICDL Introduction to Digital Marketing
DPP008 WSQ - Digital Advertising
DPP009 WSQ - Social Media Marketing
DPP010 WSQ - Digital Marketing Analytics
DPP011 WSQ - Content Marketing Strategy
DPP012 WSQ - Developing Integrated Digital Marketing Strategy
DPP013 WSQ - Social Media Marketing on Facebook
DPP014 WSQ - Search Engine Optimization 
DPP015 NICF - Search Engine Optimization for E-commerce
DPP016 WSQ - Content Management with Wordpress
DPP017 WSQ- Manage Shopify E-commerce Store & Content
Capability Development courses applicable for the fund:
DPP018 Skillsfuture for Digital Workplace
DPP019 Skillsfuture for Digital Workplace (Generic/ Entrepreneurship Edition)
DPP020 Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act
DPP021 WSQ - Cybersecurity Awareness Course for Personal & Businesses
DPP022 ICDL Data Analytics
DPP023 WSQ - Comply with Workplace Safety & Health Policies & Procedures
DPP024 WSQ - Develop a Risk Management Implementation Plan
DPP025 WSQ - Maintain Workplace Safety & Health Policies & Procedures
DPP026 WSQ - Food Safety & Hygiene Course Level 1 (Basic Course)
DPP027 WSQ - Food Safety & Hygiene Course Level 1 (Refresher Course)
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