Peter Lim Philanthropy
“No one should be denied from pursuing their dreams”
Mr Peter Lim is a businessman and a philanthropist. Since 2009, Mr Lim has committed more than S$60 million to a wide range of meaningful causes, with a focus on education and sports.
Mr Lim’s passion for education stems from his belief that education must be accessible for everyone. In this regard, he has funded numerous scholarships, including the Singapore Olympic Foundation – Peter Lim Scholarship and the NParks – Peter Lim Scholarship.
Contributions at a Glance
Scholarships & Contributions
The Peter Lim Sports Ignite Grant represents Mr Lim’s desire to help children and youth from less privileged backgrounds in the community as well as his continued commitment to the development of Singapore sport.
In 2011, Mr Lim donated S$2 million to institute the HCIS-Peter Lim Scholarship Fund to provide funding for students who demonstrate exceptional academic merit and a passion for learning.
The honour of dedicating this iconic tree to Peter Lim was conferred by NParks for his outstanding contribution to advancing Singapore’s sustainability and environmental agenda.
News & Media
Straits Times, 14 July 2023
On Monday, the Eunoia Junior College student was named as one of 99 student-athletes who received the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship under the high performance Under-18 category.
Keana is the first boxer to receive the scholarship, worth $5,000 under this category, which she called a surprise.
Another recipient in the high performance U-18 category is short-track speed skater Ryo Ong, who picked up the sport when he was gifted a pair of rollerblades at the age of five.
Straits Times, 4 June 2023
A whirlwind tour of Singapore ended on Saturday for Cristiano Ronaldo with the Portugal football star entertaining fans not with his feet, but his hands instead.
Over 1,000 youth and adult volunteers at Victoria Junior College (VJC) caught a glimpse of his prowess with a racket and ball as he took part in a game of padel.
Saturday’s visit to VJC was in support of the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship.
Straits Times, 2 June 2023
On Friday, there was an unfamiliar cry of “Siu” that reverberated around the area as more than 50 fans and about 200 beneficiaries of the NParks-Peter Lim Scholarship welcomed football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo at Singapore’s first Unesco World Heritage Site.
Channel News Asia, 2 June 2023
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is in Singapore to support a series of youth scholarships established by his long-time friend and philanthropist Peter Lim.
These include the NParks-Peter Lim Scholarship, which is meant to help less privileged youths pursue their interests, develop their skills and build capability in the landscaping, horticulture, ecology, veterinary and animal science sectors.
Peter Lim pledges $20m for community projects; $680k goes to new grant supporting kids through sport
Straits Times, 22 October 2022
Peter Lim pledges S$680,000 to the Peter Lim Sports Ignite Grant. The grant aims to provide a platform for children and youth from less privileged backgrounds to gain exposure, pursue their interests and support their skills development, with a focus on sport.
Straits Times, 8 May 2020
Billionaire Peter Lim is picking up the tab for $1 million worth of meals hospital staff can enjoy in a show of appreciation and support for their work. At least 20,000 workers will receive food vouchers which can be used at more than 160 participating food outlets, including Kopitiam, Foodfare and Fei Siong.