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 students in Malaysia to develop grassroot programmes anywhere in the country, The project's objectives are to initiate, facilitate and support various programmes that alleviate poverty, distress and human suffering, while improving living conditions and provide aid and assistance to disadvantaged and deprived communities.

Our Values

Our aim is to promote sustainable community initiatives across the contry through inoovative approaches that support socio-economically disadvantaged individuals. We believe that every individual should contribute to society in their own unique way. 

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 receive a grant of up to 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 #projectsforhappiness2024
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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.
Support a Project

1 April - 31 May

1. Register to join here and submit your proposal.
2. Upload infographics to Instagram that describe your project.
3. Tagged @mystarfishfoudation #projectsforhappiness2024



1. Shortlisted candidates will be called for proposal presentation through email/call/WhatsApp
2. Judging sessions will be held via Zoom and stream live on Facebook.
3. Shortlisted candidates are required to prepare a 8 minutes presentation with slides and 10 minutes Q&A sessions with judges.
4. Judges will announce their decision during judging session after your presentation.
5. Selected projects will receive an official letter via email.



1. Selected project will need to crowdfund and forms will be given Offer Letter after judging session.
2. Post project updates every month on social media accounts
    Platform: Facebook or Instagram
    Tagged @mystarfishfoundation #projectsforhappiness2024


July - November

1. Funding Release
2. Project Implementation
3. Upload Student Agreement Form, Student Committee List, Grant Receipt
4. Selected project will have to attend workshops organised by My Starfish Foundation



1. Submit final report, images and video
2. Final presentations via Facebook live - exact date will be announced via email/WhatsApp.


Projects For Happiness 2024 Online Briefing

Not sure how to get started? No worries! We are hosting online briefing sessions via Zoom, where you can learn more about Projects For Happiness.

Register yourself now to schedule an online briefing session with us and take the first step towards making a meaningful impact!

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