In recognition of its strong community service culture which aims to inspire and provide opportunities for youths to be actively involved in the community, Uni-Y Singapore was awarded the Ten Accomplished Youth Organisations (TAYO) ASEAN Award on 9 October 2014 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The awards ceremony was graced by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Seri Setia Awang Haji Hazair bin Haji Abdullah, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports for Brunei who presented the awards.
The TAYO ASEAN Award is a regional-level award which recognises the achievements made by youth and youth serving organisations in ASEAN member countries that have implemented sustainable programmes, projects and activities that may be replicated by other organisations. It aims to promote the spirit of volunteerism among the ASEAN youth and inculcate universal values for youth leaders in the programmes, projects and activities. Award winners are selected based on the impact of their projects to the community, innovativeness, sustainability and probability of the project duplication.