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.

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  • 2021 Partners’ Meeting for Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental: Growing Futures: Sustainable Landscapes, Empowered Communities

    Forest Foundation Philippines, in partnership with the Environmental Science for Social Change, its grantee, organized the 4th Partners’ Meeting for Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental. This year marks the end of the...

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  • DENR-BMB, Forest Foundation, PALA, and PIEP Partner to Develop Forest Bathing Sites and Conserve Urban Forests

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), Forest Foundation Philippines, Philippine Association of Landscape Architects (PALA), and Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners (PIEP) signed an...

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  • 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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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!