MANILA, PHILIPPINES — During its first quarterly meeting for 2019, the Forest Foundation Philippines’ Board of Trustees (BOT) approved over PHP 47 M in medium and large grants to conserve, protect and sustainably manage the country’s most critical forest landscapes, which include Sierra Madre, Palawan, Samar and Leyte, and Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental.
In 2017, the Forest 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 126 grants, in small, medium and large amounts, totalling around PHP 441 M.
The Forest Foundation, 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.
View the list of approved proposals here: Q1 2019 BOT Approved Proposals.