Tamil Digital Heritage Fund – Donate generously

Tamil Digital Heritage (TDH) Fund

Frequently Asked Questions

 What is the TDH Fund about?

The TDH Fund has been set up to receive donations towards the Tamil Digital Heritage Project.  The Fund will be used to support the various community efforts relating to different aspects of the project: e.g. the community will assist in annotating the collected books, conducting quality checks on digitised materials and clearing rights with the authors and collecting original manuscripts. The TDH Group has approved the setting up of the Fund under the aegis of the National Library Board (NLB).

What is the National Library Board’s (NLB) role in the Fund?

As stated in Q1, the NLB has assisted the TDH Group to set up the Fund.  The NLB will also administer the Fund on behalf of the TDH Group.  Disbursement of payments is to be in accordance with instructions provided by the authorised members of the TDH Group.

How can I donate to the TDH Fund?

You can donate to the TDH Fund either by cheque or credit card. [If you are a volunteer in the TDH Project or an author whose works will be part of the digital collection, you need not make any more contributions. We thank you for your already generous support of the TDHP.]

How can I donate by cheque?

All cheques should be made payable to “National Library Board”.   Please also download and complete the donation form.

Please indicate “Tamil Digital Heritage Project” at the back of the cheque.   Mail the completed form and cheque to:

National Library Board 100 Victoria Street #14-01 National Library Building Singapore 188064 Attn: Catherine Lim/ Fion Fan, NLB Finance

How can I make a donation using my credit card?

Only Visa/Mastercard credit card donations are accepted.  Please download and sign the donation form. As a hardcopy form is required, please note that scanned copies will not be accepted. Mail completed forms to:

National Library Board 100 Victoria Street #14-01 National Library Building Singapore 188064 Attn: Catherine Lim/ Fion Fan, NLB Finance

Can I claim a tax deduction for my donation?

Donations to the TDH Fund are not tax deductible.

Can I donate cash to the Fund?

Only donations by cheque or credit card (Visa/Mastercard) are accepted.

Will I be able to know how donations received by the Fund are utilised?

All donations will be used only for activities related to the setting up of the Tamil digital collection.

How will I know my donation has been received?

You will receive an official receipt once your donation has been processed.

How will my donation be acknowledged?

    1. TDH Group will write you directly to thank you for the donation.  In addition, your name will be added to the list of donors which will appear in the TDH Project website www.singaporetamil.sg
  • Is there a minimum sum required for my donation to be accepted?
  1. In order to make the donation meaningful and to make the collection effort worthwhile, we have set a minimum sum of $50 per adult and $2 per student.

Contribution Amount:

Adults

o $50      o $100      o Other $__________

Students (18 years of age & below)

o $2      o $5     o $10     o Other $ __________

Whom do I contact for further enquiries?

Please contact Mrs Mahadevi Balasundram at devibt@gmail.com for further enquiries.

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