Portable Rental Subsidy


1.     New or existing pre-school centres may be eligible for the Portable Rental Subsidy (PRS), if: 

        a)     The centre offers good quality and affordable early childhood programmes 
                (refer to the affordability and quality criteria).

        b)     The centre is located in an area assessed by ECDA to have a high demand for 
                child care services (e.g. Punggol, Woodlands, Jurong West, among others).

        c)     The centre is located in non-HDB void deck premises such as commercial buildings,                       workplaces, government buildings, neighbourhood centres and community centres.

2.     Eligible centres may receive rental subsidy of up to:

        a)    60% of rental costs capped at $36.50 per sqm, whichever is lower, for centres operate
               by Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs).

        b)   30% of rental costs capped at $19.60 per sqm, whichever is lower, for centres run by 
              commercial pre-school operators. 

 Application Process


3.    Applications are currently open. Please send the completed application form​ to                  
       sector_funding@ecda.gov.sg. Please note that you only need to submit one application form 
       even if you are applying for more than one support scheme as there is an option in the form
for you to select the support scheme(s) that you are applying for.


 Disbursement Process

4.     Supported centres are required to submit the completed PRS reimbursement form​ (together 
        with the supporting rental receipts) by the submission deadlines of the respective 
        disbursement windows.


5.     The disbursement of PRS will be done quarterly and will be based on reimbursement of 
         actual rental expenditure incurred in the preceding quarter.​

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