My Starfish Foundation - Project For Happiness

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Empowering undergraduates in Malaysia with resources to create greater happiness within themselves and the community.

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Projects For Happiness

In 2014, My Starfish Foundation (formerly known as Khind Starfish Foundation) initiated Projects For Happiness, a project for all undergraduates in Malaysia to design grassroot programmes, which promote happiness  and address root causes  of poverty and poor education.

Our Values

We want to encourage nationwide sustainable community initiatives by finding creative ways to help uplift the lives of those who are socioeconomically challenged. We believe that we all, everyone, in their own way should give back to society.

Who Can Apply

Undergraduates in any Malaysian university are eligible to apply.
We welcome both group and individual submissions.

Project Categories

We encourage applicants to employ innovative techniques and creativity to engage participants in ways that focus on:

  1. Arts & Culture
  2. Animal Welfare
  3. Environmental Protection
  4. Helping the Underprivileged
  5. Racial Harmony
  6. Quality Education


Each selected submission will be awarded a grant, up to a maximum of RM10,000.00.


How To Apply

  1. Submit your registration here
  2. Submit a proposal according to guidelines inside email after your registration.
  3. Upload infographics to instagram that describe your project.
  4. Tag @mystarfishfoundation #projectsforhappiness2022
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  1. Once a proposal has been selected, the student(s) has to raise a minimum of 15% of the total project cost or a certain amount decided by judges before funding will be awarded.
  2. Please note that this initial 15% or certain amount shall be raised from a minimum of 10 persons.
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Special Criteria

  1. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Projects for Happiness has pivoted our direction that all the participants projects for submission are required to organise event according to SOP and the possibilities of hybrid event (offline/virtual) based on your project needs.