Kris Foundation

Kris Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded by Singaporean philanthropist Ms Kris Tan in 2009. Kris Foundation is dedicated to empowering young classical musicians in Singapore and the region.

Through our well-established recital series, the Kris Foundation has presented over 20 concerts and worked with some 50 emerging and established musicians and composers from Singapore and the region, many of whom currently enjoy successful careers.

A firm believer in education, the Kris Foundation has consistently provided full tuition scholarships to music students at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and is a title sponsor of the annual NAFA - Kris Foundation Fund Concerto Competition. Organisations the Kris Foundation has supported includes: Singapore Symphony Orchestra, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore International Violin Competition, Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Ding Yi Music Company and More than Music series.

Kris Foundation is an Institution of Public Character (IPC) administered by the Community Foundation of Singapore.


OUR Vision

Nurturing the next generation of classical musicians, bringing classical music in Singapore to the next level, and inspiring others to do the same.

OUR Mission

Kris Foundation is dedicated to empowering young classical musicians in Singapore and the region.

OUR VALUES

  • Impact: Making a difference through encouragement, philanthropy and empowerment

  • Integrity: Committed to maintaining the highest standards of focusing purely on artistry

  • Quality: Presenting high-quality classical music concerts that create a relationship between the artist and the audience, and supporting institutions and organisations with a strong ethos