A unique incentive for you to play an active role in transforming Downtown Kuala Lumpur into a vibrant, celebrated and resilient city.
Any amount as long as the project showcases a sustainable plan for the applicant and/or for Downtown Kuala Lumpur.
However, this grant is not applicable for a full grant. We encourage applicants to seek co-investment.
21st July 2022
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
16th September 2022
NOTIFICATION TO APPLICATION
24th October 2022
PERIOD FOR SUBMISSION
APPLICATION ASSESSMENT PERIOD
6 weeks from submission deadline
All project funding will be considered on a case-to-case basis.
Yes, as long as you live in Malaysia and have a stake in a business, property or project in Downtown Kuala Lumpur.
As long as your proposal targets the community within the Downtown Kuala Lumpur area and is within the grant themes mentioned above, you are welcome to submit an application.
Yes! Please state the already secured funding in the budget template of the application form and provide a letter of interest as evidence.
No. We only accept one application per organisation/applicant per grant cycle.
Yes! You are eligible to apply for the grant.
All projects must be completed within 12 months from the time of signing the grant agreement. However, if the project is delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, you can request for an extension of your grant term.
The grant is designed to help supplement your project funding. The grant will support up to 50% of total project cost. We highly suggest our applicants to source for co-funding partners for their proposed projects.
No. This grant programme aims to fund seed projects that will aid in the long-term recovery and resilience of Downtown Kuala Lumpur. It is to empower individuals or organisations to play an active role in building back better and more sustainably. We are looking for new ideas and content for Downtown Kuala Lumpur!
You can apply for this grant through a soft copy application form (Download Method) or through an e-form (Online Method). Please note that the committee will only accept one proposal application even though there are duplications in both applications methods. Should you have any difficulties in the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Think City at downtownKL@thinkcity.com.my or call/WhatsApp at +60 13-251 8930.
All decisions made on the submitted applications are final. We highly recommend to consult the Think City grants team prior to submitting your application.
Think City, together with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and Jabatan Warisan Negara, have created the Kuala Lumpur Creative and Cultural District (KLCCD) strategic masterplan. The purpose is to regenerate Downtown Kuala Lumpur through a culture-based economy, and create inclusive, authentic, and viable creative and cultural places that knit together the historic fabric while enhancing liveability and visitor appeal.
As part of the KLCCD, the Downtown Kuala Lumpur Grants Programme empowers the public to take initiative and ownership of the area by delivering innovative solutions that will strengthen and transform Downtown Kuala Lumpur.
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