Date : 08 September 2020

Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri

Category : Announcements



Important dates

Hasanah Special Grant 2020 Opens: 15 April 2020

Last date to submit Eligibility Assessment: 1 October 2020

Last date to submit Grant Applications: 15 October 2020 (provided Hasanah has examined the eligibility documentation). Please click the link to get started with the Eligibility Assessment


Assalamu' alaikum  warahmatullahi wabarakatuh


Dear YBhg. Tan Sri/Dato'/Prof. /Dr. /Sir/Madam,


We would like to remind you of the Hasanah Special Grant 2020. We have announced it on April 21st 2020 to the IIUM community. This reminder is to encourage our respected researchers to apply before the deadline to submit Eligibility Assessment: 1 October 2020

Yayasan Hasanah, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, and as part of the Economic Stimulus 2020, is launching a special grant – Hasanah Special Grant (HSG) 2020 to support social programs to improve the quality of life of the targeted groups such as the “poor families” or the bottom 40 communities including vulnerable communities, for e.g. refugees, orang asal, aging community, homeless community, at risk children, women and youth; and persons with disabilities or people with special needs from Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak.

Guiding principle in providing the fund are:

v  improve the quality of life of poor families in Malaysia and to help them recover from the COVID-19 pandemic;

v  build resiliency in this time of need; and

v  enable rapid mobilisation of resources to Civil Society Organisations CSOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Social Enterprises (SE) to extend the assistance.

Fund Size

The maximum fund size for any project will be up to RM250,000.00. Any request above RM250,000.00 will be reviewed on a case to case basis, and will only be awarded to existing and past Hasanah partners who have met the governance requirements.

Duration of Projects

The proposed projects can be implemented over a duration of 3 to 12 months.

Important documents

Please read the documents below from the link before you apply:

Grant Application

Please ensure that you have downloaded the Implementation Plan template and Budget template and then need to be uploaded on the grant portal. The documents are available below:

1.       HSG2020_Implementation-Plan (1)

2.       HSG-2020_Budget-template

For further information on the Grant, please visit the website:


Thank You. Wassalam.

Grant Initiative Unit, RMC IIUM

Grant Initiative Unit,
Level 3, Research Management Centre
International Islamic University of Malaysia
Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
1. Prof. Dr. Mariana Mohamed Osman
Deputy Director, GIU
2. Sr. Raja Nur Sabrina binti Raja Ahmad Shah
Asst. Director
3. Sr. Nur Nadhirah Kamarudin
Admin Asst. Clerical and Operation