To protect forests and surrounding landscapes.


    To improve the livelihoods of forest-dependent communities.


    To partner with organizations that enrich forests.


    To increase people’s appreciation and understanding of forest protection.


• Tao • People

“Our People” (“Aming mga tao” in Filipino), as written in Baybayin, the Ancient Filipino script, is the best resource that we have to accomplish our mission of protecting the forests.

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• Puno • Tree

“Our Trees” (“Aming mga puno” in Filipino) is the core of our mission. Since 2002, we have been providing grants to organizations that empower the people to protect the forests.

Know What We Do

Kubo • Kubo • Nipa Hut

“Nipa Hut” (“Kubo” in Filipino) refers to the traditional native homes of the Filipinos. In the same manner, the forests are home to various flora, fauna, and even people who all depend on it in different ways.

Given their ecological significance and importance to communities, we are working to protect the following landscapes:

Tambuli • Tambuli • Carabao Horn

“Carabao Horn” (“Tambuli” in Filipino) is an indigenous instrument that is used as a rallying call to assemble for gatherings and announcements.

  • Foundation-supported Scholars Graduate from UPLB

    LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES - Six college scholars and one graduate scholar supported by the Forest Foundation Philippines graduated from the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) last June 23, 2018. The...

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  • Forest Foundation, USAID Protect Wildlife Support the Conservation and Protection of Mt. Mantalingahan

    PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES - Forest Foundation Philippines and USAID Protect Wildlife recently organized a Social Marketing for Behavior Change Workshop for the Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape Protected Area Office (MMPL PAO). During...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines Organizes Knowledge Exchange Roundtable With Grantees

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Forest Foundation Philippines organized a knowledge exchange roundtable on managing virtual information with its grantees, Non-Timber Forest Products - Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP), Green Convergence (GC) and...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines Approves Over PHP 45 M in Grants

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES - During its second quarterly meeting for 2018, the Forest Foundation Philippines’ Board of Trustees (BOT) approved over PHP 45 M in medium and large grants to conserve,...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines and The Samdhana Institute Organizes First Partners' Meeting for Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, PHILIPPINES - The Forest Foundation Philippines and The Samdhana Institute organized its first Partners' Meeting for the focal landscape of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental. The Meeting served as...

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  • BFFs Wanted: Forest Foundation Launches the Best Friends of the Forest Movement

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is facing a rapid decline of forest cover—from 27 million hectares down to already as little as 7 million hectares. In fact, most of the country’s...

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Kayamanan • Kayamanan • Treasure

Our trees and forests are a “treasure” (“kayamanan” in Filipino) to all of us. Venture into our resources to learn more about out how we can help in their preservation.

Alaga • Alaga • Protect

“To protect” (“Pag alaga” in Filipino) the forests is our calling. We can only do this with your support. Let’s work together to protect our forests!