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SINGAPORE BOOK COUNCIL LIMITED

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What does SINGAPORE BOOK COUNCIL LIMITED do?

The Singapore Book Council Limited is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging reading of print and digital books in Singapore for education, information, and cultural purposes. They aim to establish Singapore as an international hub for Asian content development in the book and literary arts sector. Their programs include organizing literary festivals like AFCC, conferring awards such as the Singapore Literature Prize, building capability through their Academy programmes, and promoting multicultural literature in schools and children through Campus outreach initiatives.

Founded

2018

People

chiang see ngoh, chua hong koon, inderjit singh dhaliwal, teo lian choo geraldine, tan chee lay, intan azura binte mokhtar

Causes

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Highlights

  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 2018
  • Published yearly Annual Reports
  • Audited Financial Statements

Society Impact

  • Promoting reading culture and literacy skills among all sections of Singapore's population for education, information, and cultural purposes.
  • Fostering a community of writers, storytellers, publishers, and related institutions to collaborate and share resources for mutual benefit.
  • Supporting the development of literacy skills and enhancing individuals' ability to succeed in their areas of interest and expertise.
  • Encouraging creative writing, storytelling, reading, and publishing as essential parts of Singapore's arts and culture scene.
  • Establishing Singapore as a recognized international hub for Asian content development in the books and literary arts sector.
  • Providing translation services to support multicultural literature and promote understanding among different cultural groups.
  • Organizing various programs, such as literary

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Program Expense Ratio

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