The PHILIPPINE FOUNDATION CENTER (PFC) is a one stop resource and information center on non-government organizations (NGOs), foundations and the civil society sector in general. It was established by the Association of Foundations (AF) www.afonline.org.AF is a 40-year old national network of 126 NGOs and foundations which engage in programs on education, art and culture, science and technology, governance, social development, micro-finance, and environment. Througvh the years, AF has built a niche in civil society for information management activities, having provided up-to-date information on foundation profiles and best practices, trends in development work, and institution and capacity building opportunities. AF matches needs and resources in ways that benefit and strengthen the not-for-profit community in the Philippines.
The PFC provides:
Relevant, up-to-date information on NGOs, foundations and donors – their programs and projects, scope of operations, partner and beneficiaries, and issues and concerns.
Research on trends in the civil society sector, on areas such as philanthropy, impact assessment, governance and regulation, and the like.
Training and education sessions on topics like financial management, fund raising, proposal writing, board governance and similar topics of interest to the non-profit sector.
The PFC has the following facilities to serve the general public clientele:
1. Information Corner
The information corner contains four workstations; high-speed computers with cable internet connection and equipped with modern software that run user friendly databases on NGOs, foundations, donors and other resource organizations. Technical staff are also on hand to assist users.
2. Library Nook
The library contains monographs, magazines, case studies and books on nonprofit work, NGOs best practices and country assistance strategies of donor agencies. Photocopying services also provided.
3. Conference and Training Room
Equipped with the latest conference facilities, the room is ideal for NGO and foundation meetings, workshops and seminars. In-house catering services available.
PHILIPPINE FOUNDATION CENTER
Room 1101, 11/F Aurora Tower
Aurora Boulevard, Cubao Quezon City
Telefax: (632) 911-9792 or 913-7231
Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 nn – 1:00pm – 6:00 pm