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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Community Care Manpower Develop​​ment Awards

The Community Care Manpower Development Awards​ (CCMDA) provide you with opportunities to pursue and grow a career in the Community Care sector.



The awards cater for entry and advanced skills training in a range of clinical and non-clinical areas. CCMDA covers short courses, formal academic programmes and attachments to local or overseas healthcare and Community Care facilities. Its Visiting Expert scheme also funds the invitation of a local or overseas expert to visit your organisation for training. The expert should possess skills and knowledge that are relevant to the Community Care sector.

To apply for CCMDA, you will need to be either (i) a staff working in the Community Care sector or (ii) a student or mid-career switcher with a strong motivation to make a difference to the lives of seniors. Applications should be made through your organisation.

The 2022 Awards

List of Awardees

You can view the full list of awardees for the 2022 CCMDA here.



CCMDA will fund up to 90% of your course fees and other relevant expenditure. The remaining 10% will be co-funded by your hiring organisation.

For the Visiting Expert scheme, CCMDA will fund up to 90% of fundable expenses, with your organisation co-funding the remaining expenses.​

​​​​​​​​​Post-training Obligations

You will need to serve a bond with your sponsoring organisation if you are successful in your application.

For more details of the bond duration, refer to Annex B of the Funding Guide below.​


If you have further queries, please contact the CCMDA Secretariat at 6632 1144 or email​​.


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