Monthly Archives: June 2021

AF launches a leadership competency guide to nurture future NGO leaders

Manila, Philippines – The Association of Foundations (AF) launched “A Guide: Philippine NGO Leadership Competencies Framework” on June 29, 2021 via Zoom. The virtual event was attended by over 170 participants representing various non-government organizations (NGOs), national government, faith-based organizations, academe, people’s organizations and business in the Philippines. The leadership competency framework was developed for(…)

LEAD to Serve session on performance management system

The Association of Foundations held its final LEAD to Serve synchronous session with the topic “Performance Management System”. The resource person, Mr. Reginald Andal of the Manila Water Foundation and himself a part of LEAD to Serve Batch 2, discussed the critical role of a performance management system in nurturing talents. He also shared pointers on how to(…)

AF holds 1st Conversations on Innovations: Mental Health and Well-being of Development Workers

The Association of Foundations hosted a session on Conversation on Innovations on the topic of mental health and well-being of development workers. Taking-off from the lessons and experiences of the Central Visayas Network of NGOs (CENVISNET), experts discussed the importance of also “caring for the carers” as the nation continues to hurdle the challenges of the pandemic. The event(…)

AF publishes Network Aggregate Report (NAR) for 2020

Every year, the Association of Foundations (AF) gathers information about its members’ programs and projects, expenditures, partnerships, and human resources in order to generate a report on the network’s collective contribution to development in the country. Known as the Network Aggregate Report (NAR), the report is presented annually during AF’s General Assembly. For 2020, 159 AF members(…)

AF holds session on Chatbot for Social Good

The learning session featured the results of the COVID PULSE PH chatbot survey that was conducted by ZEP2030 and UNDP Philippines to give poor families a voice on how to achieve a Better Normal for them. The social innovation startup AI4GOV also demonstrated how chatbots have been used to improve local government services, assess poverty, and even support COVID-19(…)

ZEP2030 convenes first Bukidnon Convergence meeting

The Zero Extreme Poverty 2030 (ZEP2030) Movement held its first Bukidnon Convergence meeting on June 10, 2021 via Zoom. Thirty-six representatives from 15 organizations participated in the meeting aimed to build a strategic convergence among civil society organizations (CSOs) and other key stakeholders for the expansion of ZEP2030 in Bukidnon. To illustrate how ZEP2030 works, Ms.(…)