AF holds wellness session

The Association of Foundations, in partnership with Cartwheel Foundation, Inc., held a wellness session entitled “Kanlungan: Self and Community Care at the Workspace”. Pia Ortiz-Luis and Rainey Dolatre shared with participants the importance of self-care and showed how the practice of mindfulness and the expressive arts can help relax the mind and body, and decenter(…)

AF holds session on TeleConfidence: A Masterclass on Video Conference

AF held a learning session on “TeleConfidence: A Masterclass on Video Conference”. The activity had as resource persons Mr. Jinggo Montenejo, an internationally-published commercial photographer and content creator, and Mr. Ibba Bernardo, PH Country Representative to the Facebook Steering Committee on Digital Literacy. Jinggo brought his experience in photo shoots making clients look good to(…)

AF holds learning session on utilizing e-wallets for development work

AF explored available platforms and mechanisms that could help in implementing programs and raising funds without compromising the health and safety of the staff and stakeholders. Resource persons from PayMaya, GCash, and Ticket2Me presented how their products may be used by NGOs to facilitate some financial transactions and even encourage giving to their respective social causes. “Re-tooling NGOs(…)

AF conversation on the new normal focuses on work guidelines

The Association of Foundations (AF) organized a learning session where AF Executive Director Oman Jiao shared work-from-home and office guidelines that may apply considering the restrictions of the pandemic. “Conversations on the New Normal – Work Guidelines” was held on 6 November 2020 via Zoom. A total of 74 participants representing 45 AF member organizations(…)

AF holds learning session on Facilitating Positive Digital Learning

The Association of Foundations through its LEAD to Serve Program conducted a learning session on “Facilitating Positive Digital Learning”. The event was held on 13-14 October 2020 with Ms. Nikki Vergara of Positive Workplaces as resource person. The activity aimed to enhance the knowledge and skills in creating and sustaining a positive learning environment through online(…)

AF holds 48th General Assembly via remote communications

The Association of Foundations (AF) held its 48th General Assembly remotely on 29 September 2020. Over 200 participants went online representing 164 member organizations (82% of the roster). The event was primarily a business meeting which included a presentation of the network’s accomplishments, the Network Aggregate Report for 2019, induction of new members, and the(…)

AF holds webinar on the Doing Good Index 2020

The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), in partnership with the Association of Foundations (AF), introduced the second edition of the Doing Good Index via a webinar held on September 18, 2020. The Doing Good Index 2020 (DGI2020) lays bare the vital role of the social sector and how the right policies and practices can unleash(…)

AF holds regional meetings

AF held online meetings with members based in Luzon (August 17 at 2pm), Visayas (August 20 at 10am), and Mindanao (August 20 at 2pm). The series of meetings were opportunities for AF to touch-base with its members in the regions. AF hopes that members would be able to work together and be there for one another(…)

AF welcomes new members, roster now at 196

The following organizations join AF’s roster of members: Move.Org Foundation, Inc. – The organization is working to provide early childhood care and development programs in underserved communities through holistic education, providing children with the foundation to succeed in school, and provide a sense of hope, security, identity and a passion for learning through the multi-faceted MovEd(…)

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