Capability Development Grant (CDG)

Capability Development Grant (CDG)

Transform your business into an enduring brand.

About  CDG

The Capability Development Grant (CDG) is a financial assistance programme by Enterprise Singapore that helps you build capabilities across 10 key business areas, ranging from raising service standards, adopting technology to staff training and overseas expansion. The grant supports a wide range of capability upgrading initiatives to help you grow your businesses locally and globally.

The grant defrays up to 70% of qualifying project costs such as consultancy, training, certification and equipment expenses.

Scale Up Your Brand

Singapore-based companies can tap on Enterprise Singapore’s Capability Development Grant (CDG) to scale up your branding and marketing capabilities. We have a proven, tried-and-true method for developing a brand that covers brand audit, brand positioning, brand identity to brand touch points. We have successfully implemented the Creativeans BrandBuilder™ methodology with a large variety of clients in a broad range of industries, with processes broken down into key phases and tailored to achieve your brand objectives.



Is our company eligible for CDG?

SMEs can apply for CDG if they meet the following criteria:

  • Registered and operating in Singapore
  • Have a minimum of 30% local shareholding
  • Group annual sales turnover of S$100 million or less, or group employment of up to 200 employees
Are there any guidelines to the project sum?

For projects less than S$45k, which means claims of S$30k and below, there is a simplified application process. You need to only answer 5 questions.

For projects more than S$45k, which means claims above S$30k, you need to submit a project proposal. This proposal is in addition to our proposal.

Are Creativeans consultants certified?

Our consultants are certified and accredited by Enterprise Singapore-recognised Certification for Management Consultants. With effect from 1 January 2017, SMEs seeking CDG support for consultancy-related costs under their capability upgrading projects will have to engage management consultants who possess Enterprise Singapore-recognised certification.

How long do I have to wait to know the results of my application?

Based on our experience you should get a reply from Enterprise Singapore within 6 to 8 weeks.

How do I apply?

To apply now, get ready the necessary documents including our proposal and quotation, and log on to Enterprise Singapore Grant Portal with your CorpPass.

Case Studies

Branding, Communication Design, Industrial, Packaging Design, UI/UX Design