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.

  • Partnership between Tropenbos International and the Forest Foundation Philippines results in mutual learning

    A conversation between René Boot and Jose Andres Canivel Partnerships between NGOs are increasingly commonplace, providing opportunities to learn with and from each other. This is well illustrated by Tropenbos International...

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  • Roberto “Ka Dodoy” Ballon, Forest Foundation Partner, Receives 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Award

    Roberto “Ka Dodoy” Ballon, Chairperson of the Kapunungan sa mga Gagmay ng Mangingisda sa Concepcion (KGMC), a fisherfolk organization in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay, and Chairperson of the Coalition of Municipal...

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  • Forest Foundation Joins DILG MIMAROPA LGRC’s Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Committee

    Forest Foundation Philippines joined the Department of the Interior and Local Government MIMAROPA Local Government Resource Center’s Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Committee (DILG MIMAROPA LGRC's MSAC). The MSAC aims to rebuild regional linkages and...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines and DENR - FMB Partner for Bike Hike Plant + 2021

    In celebration of the 158th Year of the Philippine Forestry Service and Arbor Day, Forest Foundation Philippines forged a partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Forest...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines and Foundation for the Philippine Environment Commit PHP 30 M to Support Indigenous Peoples in Forest Protection and Conservation

    Closing the Philippine Environment Month, the Forest Foundation Philippines and Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), committing PHP 30M over four years to implement...

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  • 2021 Partners’ Meeting for National Landscape: Growing Futures: Unity in Diversity

    2021 Partners’ Meeting for National Landscape: Growing Futures: Unity in Diversity

    Forest Foundation Philippines organized the 1st Partners’ Meeting for National Landscape. With the theme, Growing Futures: Unity in Diversity, it served as a platform for its grantees and partners to...

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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!