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The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) seeks to inspire Singaporeans through the arts and sports, strengthen community bonds, and promote volunteerism and philanthropy. Since its inception in November 2012, MCCY has been actively engaging the arts, heritage, sports, community and youth sectors.

The Ministry aims to bring into sharper focus the efforts to build a more cohesive and vibrant society, and to deepen a sense of identity and belonging to the nation. MCCY will work with its stakeholders to create an environment where Singaporeans can pursue their aspirations for a better quality of life and together, build a gracious and caring society we are proud to call home.

Minister Grace Fu

Ms Grace Fu


Senior Minister of State Ms Sim Ann

Ms Sim Ann

Senior Minister of State

Parl Sec Baey Yam Keng

Mr Baey Yam Keng

Senior Parliamentary Secretary


Ms Tan Gee Keow

Permanent Secretary

DS Ang

Dr Ang Hak Seng

Deputy Secretary

Deputy Secretary (Culture) Mrs Rosa Daniel

Mrs Rosa Daniel

Deputy Secretary (Culture)

DS Philip

Mr Philip Ong

Deputy Secretary
(Community, Youth and Sports)

Our vision

MCCY vision

We envision Singapore as

A fulfilled and engaged people

A cohesive and caring society

A confident and resilient nation

The place we call home

Our mission

MCCY mission

Building Social Capital

Inspiring the Singapore Spirit

Together Making Singapore Home

Through the arts, heritage, sports, giving, and community and youth engagement, create an environment where we can

  • Pursue our aspirations for fulfilling lives
  • Be a gracious society built on mutual appreciation and trust
  • Have a strong sense of belonging to Singapore, our home

Our values

MCCY values

We build relationships and collaborate to make great things happen!

We exercise leadership at all levels to make a difference.


  • Encouraging community participation and engagement in the arts
  • Supporting the artistic aspirations of our people, artistic excellence and education
  • Developing Singapore’s arts industry and infrastructure for cultural vibrancy and a better quality of life

Community development and services

  • Fostering harmonious community relations and social cohesion in our multicultural society
  • Encouraging a caring and giving culture through volunteerism and philanthropy
  • Regulating charities and co-operatives, and overseeing Muslim affairs, including Syariah Court and Registry of Muslim Marriages
    (NB: Minister Masagos Zulkifli is the Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs)


  • Nurturing appreciation of our nation’s history and multicultural heritage through the national collection, heritage preservation and education
  • Encouraging community involvement in our heritage through our national museums, heritage programmes and outreach

Rootedness and resilience

  • Strengthening national identity, shared values, belonging and commitment to our nation
  • Nurturing graciousness and civic pride


  • Encouraging community participation and engagement in sports
  • Supporting the sporting aspirations of our people, sporting excellence and education
  • Developing Singapore’s sports industry and infrastructure for a vibrant sporting culture and a better quality of life


  • Supporting our youth to fulfil their aspirations and interests
  • Encouraging youth contributions to the community through youth engagement programmes
  • Nurturing youth leadership

Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS)


273 Braddell Road
Singapore 579702
Tel : 6359 1199
Fax : 6253 7572 

The Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS), also known as the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore, was established in 1968 when the Administration of Muslim Law Act (AMLA) came into effect. Under AMLA, MUIS administers the religious affairs of Muslims in Singapore and also advises the President of Singapore on all matters relating to Islam.

MUIS’ key responsibilities include building and management of all mosques in Singapore, providing religious guidance, regulating zakat (tithe) collection and supporting the empowerment of the poor and needy through zakat funds, regulating halal certification and haj services, management and development of all wakaf (endowment) properties, development of part-time Islamic education system, ensuring the quality of education in Madrasahs, capacity building of the socio-religious sector and promoting harmonious inter-faith relations.

National Arts Council (NAC)

90 Goodman Road
Goodman Arts Centre
Blk A #01-01 Singapore 439053
Tel : 6346 9400
Fax : 6346 0345

The National Arts Council (NAC) was set up in September 1991 as the national agency to spearhead the development of arts in Singapore. Its mission is to nurture the arts and make it an integral part of the lives of the people in Singapore. Its vision is to develop Singapore into a distinctive global city for the arts. NAC is guided by the following strategic thrusts:

  • To promote the arts for expression, learning and reflection
  • To shape our cultural development through the arts
  • To develop a sustainable environment that enables artistic creations to entertain, enrich and inspire

The main thrust of the Council’s work is providing building blocks and foundational capabilities for a sustainable arts sector. NAC’s grants, scholarships, awards and platforms help grow the talents and capacities of arts practitioners and professionals for an increasingly diverse and mature arts scene.

The Council recognises that the arts can enhance the quality of life, tighten social bonds and strengthen our identity within the community and nation. To cultivate a lifelong engagement with the arts, NAC ensures access to quality arts education and programmes aimed at the larger community.

National Heritage Board (NHB)

61 Stamford Road
#03-08, Stamford Court
Singapore 178892
Tel : 6338 0000
Fax : 6332 3568/6337 1265

The National Heritage Board (NHB) was formed on 1 August 1993 with the aim to foster nationhood, promote identity building, and champion the development of a vibrant cultural and heritage sector in Singapore. As the custodian of Singapore’s heritage, NHB is responsible for telling the Singapore story, sharing the Singaporean experience and imparting our Singapore spirit. Through the national collection, NHB presents heritage programmes and curates exhibitions to connect the past, present and future generations of Singaporeans through a shared experience.

NHB operates the following museums, heritage interpretative centres and institutions: Asian Civilisations Museum, Heritage Conservation Centre, Indian Heritage Centre, Malay Heritage Centre, Preservation of Monuments Board, Peranakan Museum, National Museum of Singapore, Reflections at Bukit Chandu, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore Philatelic Museum and the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall. It also manages the Bras Basah Bugis Precinct.

People’s Association (PA)

9 King George's Avenue
Singapore 208581
Tel : 6344 8222
Fax : 6344 2195

The People’s Association (PA) was established on 1 July 1960 to promote racial harmony and social cohesion in Singapore. Our mission is to build and bridge communities in achieving one people, one Singapore.

PA offers a wide range of programmes to cater to Singaporeans from all walks of life - connecting people to people, and people and government. We do this through our network of 1,800 grassroots organisations (GROs), over 100 Community Clubs, five Community Development Councils, the National Community Leadership Institute and Water-Venture outlets.

Sport Singapore

Sport Singapore

3 Stadium Drive
Singapore 397630
Tel : 6345 7111
Fax : 6440 9205

Sport Singapore aims to transform the nation through sport, by inspiring people and uniting communities. As the national sports agency, we work with a vast network of public-private-and people sector partners to create access, opportunities and capabilities for individuals to live better through sports. As detailed in the Vision 2030 Live Better Through Sport recommendations, our mandate goes beyond driving participation and winning medals. At Sport Singapore, we use sport to create resilient, tenacious people, an appreciation for teamwork, a commitment to purpose, strong united communities and national pride.

The Esplanade Company Limited (TECL)

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1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981
Tel : 6828 8377

Hindu Endowments Board (HEB)

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397 Serangoon Road
Singapore 218123
Tel : 6296 3469
Fax : 6292 9766

National Gallery Singapore

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1 St. Andrew's Road #01-01
Singapore 178957
Tel : 6271 7000

National Youth Council (NYC)

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490 Lor 6 Toa Payoh #06-10
HDB Hub Biz Three
Singapore 310490
Tel : 6734 4233
Fax : 6737 2025

School of the Arts (SOTA)


1 Zubir Said Drive
Administration Office
#05-01 Singapore 227968
Tel : 6338 9663
Fax : 6338 9763

Singapore Art Museum (SAM)

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71 Bras Basah Road
Singapore 189555
Tel: 65899 580

Singapore Sports School (SSP)

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1 Champions Way
Singapore 737913
Tel : 6766 0100
Fax : 6766 2100

Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI)


41 Robertson Quay
Singapore 238236
Tel: 6336 3663
Fax: 6336 3553

Last Updated: 14 May 2018

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