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.

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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.

  • 2020 Samar and Leyte Partners’ Meeting: Landscape Thinking in the Time of Pandemic

    Since the beginning of its 5-year Grant Program in 2017, Forest Foundation Philippines has supported 18 projects, amounting to PHP 53 M, to protect and conserve the forests of Samar...

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  • 2020 Palawan Partners' Meeting: Landscape Thinking in the Time of Pandemic

    The pandemic has unprecedentedly affected millions of lives and sectors, including forest conservation. It is a major crisis that requires physical distancing, but at the same time, sustained collaboration to...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines Approves Over PHP 29 M in Grants

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES — During its first quarterly meeting for 2020, the Forest Foundation Philippines’ Board of Trustees (BOT) approved over PHP 29 M in medium and large grants to conserve,...

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  • Forest Foundation Philippines and Tropenbos International Organize the 2nd National Environmental Dialogue

    Hundred forty-five envisioned together. Stakeholders from national and local government agencies, civil society organizations, academic institutions, youth groups, and media practitioners envisioned together to come up with proactive landscape approaches....

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  • 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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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!