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Forest Foundation Philippines Approves Over PHP 26 M in Grants

August 30, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – During its third quarterly meeting for 2018, the Forest Foundation Philippines’ Board of Trustees (BOT) approved over PHP 26 M in medium and large grants to conserve, protect and sustainably manage the country’s most critical forest landscapes.

In addition, the BOT Executive Committee approved the first grant of the Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL).

In 2017, the Foundation launched its 5-Year Grant Program. The overall, long-term goal of the Program is the protection and sustainable management of Philippine forests and its biodiversity. Since 2017, the Foundation has approved over 85 grants, in small, medium and large amounts, totaling over PHP 220 M.

The Forest Foundation Philippines, established in 2002 under the Tropical Forest Conservation Agreements signed by the governments of the United States of America and the Philippines, is a non-profit organization that provides grants to organizations that empower the people to protect the forests.

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View the list of approved proposals here: Q3 2018 BOT Approved Proposals

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