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AF holds LEAD to Serve governance session

NGO leaders enrolled in LEAD to Serve reconvened on February 18 for a synchronous session on the competency on Governance Support. In this session, discussions focused on the importance of being able to provide the Board with relevant and timely technical support to enable them to perform their roles and responsibilities. Participants also discussed the importance of having(…)

AF holds sessions on digital safety and security

AF hosted two batches of learning sessions on “Digital Safety and Security: A Communications Model” on February 2 and 4 via Big Blue Button. The resource person from Digital Defenders Partnerships¬†provided best practices to address and mitigate digital communications safety and security challenges¬†and provided¬†a list of proven and tested tools (both applications and services) to(…)

AF supports First Future Project

The Association of Foundations (AF) signed a letter of commitment to support the Philippine Business for Education’s (PBEd) First Future 2.0 Project, an initiative to provide the Filipino youth with re/skilling and upskilling training that would help boost their chances of gainful employment and career advancement. Through this partnership, AF hopes to encourage its member(…)

AF holds orientation session for new members and representatives

The Association of Foundations held an orientation session for new member organizations and members with new management teams who were not yet familiar with AF. The session provided information about AF and the available services and opportunities within the network that may be beneficial to members. The orientation was held on February 1, via Zoom. 

AF holds session re compliance in the new normal with DSWD and PCNC

The Association of Foundations held an orientation session on the registration, licensing, and accreditation procedures of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC). The event was held on January 19 via Zoom. Photo shows Ms. Cynthia Ilano, Officer-in-Charge of the DSWD Standards Bureau and Mr. Luis Morales,(…)

AF holds session on Succession Planning

The Association of Foundations held a¬†synchronous activity for its LEAD to Serve enrollees on the subject of succession planning under the program’s Talent Management Session. This was held on January 15, 2021 via Zoom. LEAD to Serve,¬†a¬†response to the increasing concern about the lack of next-generation NGO leaders,¬†has shifted to an online module course due(…)

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(…)

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