More philanthropic foundations set up in Singapore during Covid-19 pandemic

Mr Laurence Lien (left), chairman of Asia Philanthropy Circle, and Mr Fuganto Widjaja, one of the directors of the Fu Foundation. PHOTOS: COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SINGAPORE, MAX GRADY
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SINGAPORE - More philanthropic foundations, often set up by wealthy families, have been registered as charities here amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Office of the Commissioner of Charities told The Straits Times it has granted charity status to 12 groups that engage in grant-making since the start of the year.

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