Upcoming AF General Assembly brings focus to BARMM

In the 51st AF General Assembly held last year, AF members noted how there seems to be an imbalance in terms of CSOs implementing development programs in Mindanao, particularly in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), compared to the other regions in the country. This year, we will have a conversation with development actors both […]

AF LEAD to Serve Batch 5 begins course with in-person session

Nineteen NGO leaders started their LEAD to Serve Course Batch 5 journey by reflecting on their personal leadership journeys during the in-person Leading Self Module held at the First Pacific Leadership Academy, Antipolo City last May 7-10, 2024.  Representatives from community-based organizations Samahan ng Nagkakaisang Pamilyang Pantawid (SNPP) and Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at […]

Upcoming AF General Assembly brings focus to BARMM

In the 51st AF General Assembly held last year, AF members noted how there seems to be an imbalance in terms of CSOs implementing development programs in Mindanao, particularly in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), compared to the other regions in the country. This year, we will have a conversation with development actors both […]

AF, TIPF hold proposal writing workshop for NGOs

The Association of Foundations (AF), in partnership with TELUS International Philippines Foundation, Inc. (TIPF), conducted an online learning session on proposal writing on May 3, 2024 attended by over 300 participants. Entitled “Write it Right,” the resource person, Pia Ortiz-Luis, provided pointers on how to draft project briefs that will effectively convey an organization’s relevance and impact and get them closer to clinching […]

CSO Academy-LEAD to Serve Batch 2 kicks-off with first in-person session

Twenty-one (21) participants of the CSO Academy-LEAD to Serve Course Batch 2 gathered in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato last April 15-19, 2024, for the Leading Self and Strategic Management modules. The sessions covered integrity, commitment to a purpose and strategic management competencies of the Philippine NGO Leadership Competencies Framework. Graduates of the first batch of the CSO Academy-LEAD […]

INVITATION: AF opens application for LEAD to Serve – Program Management short course

In the 2024 Membership Satisfaction Survey of the Association of Foundations (AF), 37% of the 150 members expressed that they are looking forward to more capacity-building opportunities for their employees. Recognizing the increasingly complex environment for NGO practice, AF recognized the importance of continuing the program management course to help address the current and future […]

INVITATION: Proposal writing workshop for NGOs

The Association of Foundations (AF), in partnership with TELUS International Philippines Foundation, Inc. (TIPF), will hold anew an online learning session on proposal writing anchored on principles of effective communication and project management. Entitled “Write it Right,” the learning session is open to SEC-registered non-stock, not-for-profit organizations. It is designed to assist practitioners from NGOs, foundations and people’s organizations in acquiring a practical […]

LEAD to Serve Batch 4 caps off year-long course

Fifteen (15) participants of the LEAD to Serve Course Batch 4 concluded their year-long journey with an online Recognition Program on April 5, 2024 via Zoom. The event, co-organized by graduates of the LEAD to Serve Course Batch 3, was a moment of celebration and gratitude. Resource persons and mentors who played a vital role in […]

AF shares about CSR practices with Vietnam National University students and educators

“How do social enterprises and corporate foundations contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?” This was the central question explored during an online learning session held on March 20, 2024, where the Association of Foundations (AF) took part in discussing the Philippine context with an audience from Vietnam. Hosted by the Sustainable Livelihoods Collaboration […]

AF, EDCOM II hold forum on state of Philippine education system

The Association of Foundations (AF), in partnership with the Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II), hosted a forum to present the key findings and recommendations of EDCOM II on the Philippine education system based on their Year One Report. Considering the crisis that has impacted the whole Philippine education system, civil society organizations were encouraged to […]