The Emergence and Impact of Local Ground-up Initiatives

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded in Singapore, we witnessed many individuals and groups initiate voluntary, ground-up initiatives to support the vulnerable across a variety of projects. This report seeks to study the emergence of domestic ground-up initiatives and their challenges, so as to better understand how they can be better supported. It provides insights into:…

Estimating Ray of Hope’s Social Impact

TMT estimated the social impact from crowdfunding charity Ray of Hope (ROH)’s 2019 work. Through our metrics for education, housing and employment, we could show that in some cases, ROH’s social impact exceeded the value of the disbursements because ROH allowed beneficiaries to keep their children in school, keep their homes, or enabled them to…

The “Benefits Cliff” in Singapore

TMT researched this report to better understand the gap between current assistance schemes, and the incomes that families need to reach in order to escape poverty i.e. when they do not need outside assistance to meet their living costs. By clarifying what this gap looks like, philanthropists will have a clearer view of the interventions…

Trends that Impact on Thriving

To guide TMT over the next few years, we researched a report that identified 4 key Trends that will have the most impact on us thriving over the next 10 years. TMT’s research helped the Board and Management set fundraising and grant-giving priorities over the next few years, laying the groundwork for our upcoming funds…