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.

Know Who We Are


• 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.

  • Geography of Governance 2019: Visioning Probable Futures for Landscape Governance

    Let’s talk about our changing landscapes. Government agencies, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and youth organizations from Sierra Madre, Palawan, and Bukidnon-Misamis Oriental will come together for the 2nd National...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines Supports Workshop for the Philippine Native Trees National Assessment Project

    The Forest Foundation Philippines recently supported a workshop for the Philippine Native Trees National Assessment Project (PhilTREES). Led by Dr. Edwino Fernando, Vice Chairperson of the Philippine Plant Conservation Committee and...

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  • Forest Foundation, DENR-BMB, PALA and PIEP to Launch its Urban Biodiversity, Forests and Health Program

    Last May, the Forest Foundation supported the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), Philippine Association of Landscape Architects (PALA) and Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines and Knowledge Channel Launch Puno ng Buhay Season 4

    Forest Foundation Philippines and Knowledge Channel launched season 4 of Puno ng Buhay in Manolo Fortich Central Elementary School in Bukidnon. Puno ng Buhay is a television program which integrates science...

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  • Forest Foundation and Impact Hub Launch Social Entrepreneurship Engagement and Development Program for Forest Conservation

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Forest Foundation Philippines and Impact Hub Manila launched the Social Entrepreneurship Engagement and Development Program (SEED Program) for forest conservation.  The SEED Program is a year-long incubation program that...

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  • Looking Back on the TREE-lling First Year of the BFF Movement and Forward to the Future

    A year ago, on the International Day of the Forest, the Best Friends of the Forest (BFF) Movement was born. The BFF Movement is a community of young and action-oriented...

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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!