Varsities, religious groups raising the most donations

Of $2.65b collected in 2017, religious groups took in $1b, educational charities $334m

The National University of Singapore was the nation's most successful fund-raiser, pulling in $227 million. (Right) Pastor Joseph Prince of the New Creation Church, which collected $122 million in donations in 2018.
The National University of Singapore was the nation's most successful fund-raiser, pulling in $227 million. (Right) Pastor Joseph Prince of the New Creation Church, which collected $122 million in donations in 2018.PHOTOS: GAVIN FOO, NEW CREATION CHURCH

Universities and religious groups top the list in the amount of donations collected by the largest charities here.

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is the nation's most successful fund-raiser, pulling in $227 million in its financial year that ended in March last year. Second is New Creation Church, which collected $122 million last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 14, 2019, with the headline 'Varsities, religious groups raising the most donations'. Subscribe