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AF wins CODE-NGO’s Most Active Network Award (MANA)

The Association of Foundations (AF) won CODE-NGO’s Most Active Network Award (MANA) after posting the highest average score in 4 areas: Finance and Administration, Membership, Knowledge Management and Advocacy. The awarding was made during CODE-NGO’s General Assembly held on December 6-7, 2018. Photo shows the AF delegates with CODE-NGO representatives during the awarding ceremony. AF is a consistent recipient(…)

AF now the largest NGO network with 180 members

A total of 15 organizations joined the AF roster in 2018 bringing the network’s total membership to 180. This makes AF the largest NGO network in the country today. The new members are the following: REGULAR MEMBERS Adarna Group Foundation, Inc. BINHI English Literacy Foundation, Inc. Children International (Bicol), Inc. Dualtech Training Center Foundation, Inc.(…)

AF presents Philippine NGO Leadership Competencies

AF has presented a set of competencies that every NGO leader in the Philippines should have. The set of competencies will be the basis of a capacity building module that will be developed to respond to the leadership transition issues in the sector. The presentation of competencies was held on 28 November 2018. Photo shows(…)

AF Batangas Alliance holds Education Summit

The Batangas Alliance, a regional group composed of AF members implementing programs in Batangas, held an Education Summit at Casa Republika, Nasugbu, Batangas on October 27 to provide a venue to discuss factors affecting the state of education in the area and consider possible solutions to address these. The activity was facilitated by Mr. Mario(…)

AF holds PPI and FCV orientation session in Negros

The Association of Foundations (AF), in partnership with the Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), held an Orientation on the Poverty Probability Index and the Family and Community Visioning on 19 September 2018 at the SIFI Training Center in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. The activity was proposed by AF members who participated in the Visayas regional(…)

AF holds NGO leadership competency modeling workshop

AF has started to implement the “Leaders Empowered and Dedicated to Serve through the NGO Sector Program” (LEAD to Serve), a project designed to address leadership issues identified in the Leadership Transition Study completed by AF earlier this year. To begin the program, a workshop was held on 25-26 June 2018 to identify competencies of(…)

AF presents network’s aggregate program implementation report for 2017

Based on the report of 93 member organizations (55% of the total membership) of the Association of Foundations (AF), over P5.14 billion was spent to support various development initiatives that benefited at least 6 million Filipinos in 2017.  Education is the top program supported with P1.1 billion spent by AF members in implementing various education-related projects and(…)

AF Executive Director Oman Jiao assumes Chairmanship of FSSI

AF Executive Director Oman Jiao was elected as the new Chairperson of the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) during the latter’s General Assembly held on May 17, 2018.  Oman is AF’s official representative to FSSI. Previously, Oman held the position of FSSI Vice-Chair and was actively involved in FSSI’s Internal Affairs Committee (IAC),(…)

AF General Assembly elects trustees

Eight (8) seats in the 15-member Board of Trustees of AF were up for election this year. After seeking nominees and finalizing the list of official candidates, the actual election was held on May 8, 2018 during the 46th General Assembly. The following garnered the most number of votes and were declared as elected trustees:(…)

AF wins CODE-NGO’s Most Active Network Award

The Association of Foundations (AF) participated in the 6th CODE-NGO Congress and SOCDEV2017 held on November 24-25, 2017 at the Great Eastern Hotel in Quezon City. AF’s delegation was composed of 32 representatives from 22 member organizations. During the CODE-NGO General Assembly meeting held during SOCDEV2017, AF won the Most Active Network Award (MANA) after posting(…)

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