The Office of Philanthropy supports the mission of the Earth Observatory of Singapore through advancement efforts which provide financial investment, strengthen strategic alliances, and promote institutional priorities. The Office of Philanthropy engages in meaningful discourse with individuals, foundations, corporations, and other constituents to foster mutually beneficial relationships. The Office of Philanthropy operates in partnership with the academic and professional community to enhance the impact of giving and the achievement of goals.

Singapore has a strong belief in research and education, and understands that the longevity of data streams is crucial to scientific advancement in the region, and to its own prosperity and stability. To bolster this belief, the Government of Singapore will graciously match donations to ensure that the Earth Observatory has a permanent capacity to drive discovery through research. The matching dollars will be placed in an endowment, and the income will be used to ensure a sustainable, high quality geohazards programme for generations to come.