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LCF Goes on its First Out-Of-Town General Membership Meeting

The League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) continues to strengthen the camaraderie among its members and to provide learning opportunities for them through its General Membership Meeting, held September 11, 2015 at the Lima Park Hotel, Malvar Batangas. The event was well-attended by eighty (80) individuals from forty-three (43) member organizations.

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Two new members were introduced and formally inducted into the League during this first out-of-town assembly of LCF. Lao Foundation, Inc. (LFI), represented by its executive director Mr. Paul Alfaro, is a Quezon City-based organization which contributes in empowering its beneficiaries through three major programs and services – education, values formation, and community outreach. Based in Cebu, Primary Structures Educational Foundation, Inc. (PSEFI) provides ‘opportunities to marginalized out-of-school youths and adults, unemployed and displaced workers’ through educational scholarships and technical-vocational trainings, as explained by Chief Operating Officer Ms. Paulette Liu. LCF now has a total of 85 members with LFI and PSEFI on board.

In its constant effort to provide capacity-building opportunities for its members, the League also offered a learning session featuring two guest speakers – Ms. Marissa Camacho, a member of the LCF Advisory Council and Vice President for Partnerships Development of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation, and Ms. Fritz Beldad, Cash Solutions Manager of the Unionbank of the Philippines. Ms. Camacho introduced the project on ‘Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations’ while Ms. Beldad presented Unionbank’s ‘U-Share’ campaign. (Learn more about U-Share by visiting

The gathering also served as an Expo Thanksgiving celebration to honor the hard work of all the individuals and organizations who contributed to the success of the 2015 CSR Expo – event partners, members, secretariat, the committees, the advisory council and the board of trustees.

As this expo year closes, another opens as the League pushes forward towards more opportunities for partnerships and collaboration in 2016, to be led by the organization’s new set of Trustees:

  • Ms. Carmen Linda M. Atayde (Executive Director for Education, SM Foundation, Inc.)
  • Ms. Rina-Lopez Bautista (President and CEO, Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc.)
  • Ms. Fidelina A. Corcuera (Executive Director, BPI Foundation, Inc.)
  • Mr. Roderick F. de Castro (Executive Director, TeaM Energy Foundation, Inc.)
  • Mr. Ramon R. Derige (Vice President, Zuellig Family Foundation, Inc.)
  • Ms. Monette Iturralde-Hamlin (President, TeamAsia)
  • Mr. Chito S. Maniago (Executive Director, CEMEX Philippines Foundation; Director for Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, CEMEX Philippines)
Show of Force at the 2015 LCF CSR Expo

Representatives from the government, regional development organizations, and the private sector have recently banded together in a show of force and collaborative effort during the 2015 CSR Expo organized by the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) held at SM Aura Convention Center. Photo shows LCF executives led by Natalie Christine Jorge (seated, 3rd from left), LCF Chairperson and Executive Director of Bato Balani Foundation, as she is joined by (standing, from left:) Thomas Thomas, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ASEAN CSR Network; Monette Iturralde-Hamlin, President of TeamAsia; Yanti Triwadiantini, Chairperson of the ASEAN CSR Network; Carmen Linda Atayde, Executive Director of Education, SM Foundation; Elaine Tan, Executive Director of the ASEAN Foundation; Rina Lopez-Bautista, President and CEO of Knowledge Channel Foundation; Esther Santos, President of PLDT-Smart Foundation; and Chito Maniago, Executive Director of CEMEX Philippines Foundation. Also in photo are distinguished members of the panel composed of (seated, from left:) Titon Mitra, Country Director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines; Sec. Butch Abad of the Department of Budget and Management; Sec. Armin Luistro of the Department of Education; Rafael Lopa, Executive Director of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP); and Victoria Garchitorena, LCF Advisory Council Member. With the theme “Collaborate. Sustain. Revolutionize,” this year’s expo gathered over 500 delegates from all over the region. ###

View more photos of the 2015 LCF CSR Expo HERE

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2014 - 2015 LCF Board of Trustees

L-R: Ms. Natalie Christine V. Jorge (Chairperson), Mr. Roderick F. de Castro (Trustee), Ms. Carmen Linda M. Atayde (Treasurer), Ms. Rina Lopez-Bautista (Vice Chairperson), Ms. Monette Iturralde-Hamlin (Secretary) and Mr. Chito S. Maniago (Public Affairs Director). Not in photo: Ms. Esther O. Santos (Trustee)


We would like to thank the following former members of the Board of Trustees for steering the League of Corporate Foundations over the past few years:

Mr. Augusto P.I. Carpio III

LCF Trustee, 2010 - 2014


Mr. Jeffrey O. Tarayao

LCF Trustee, 2011 - 2014

LCF Welcomes New Members and Celebrates Expo Thanksgiving

The League of Corporate Foundations (LCF), in its Annual Membership Meeting held August 28, welcomed Rebisco Foundation, Inc. (RFI) and Uygongco Foundation, Inc. (UFI) as the organization’s newest members.


RFI representative, Executive Director Ms. Carmela Caringal, introduced the foundation and its vision to “be a vital component towards the economic development and growth of communities through Education and Youth Development,” with programs such as the Educational Support and Training for Underprivileged Youth (ESTUDY) and the School Enhancement and Educators’ Development (SEED). Despite being unable to send a representative, UFI’s presence was felt through a presentation showcasing its vision to “develop host communities of La Filipina Uy Gongco Corporation Group of Companies (LFUGC GoC) that are empowered, productive and self-sustaining through education.” Based in IloIlo City, UFI’s programs are focused on three objectives – Access to Education, Motivation to Stay in School, and Improve Quality of Educational Facilities & Teaching.

The meeting also served as a post-Expo Thanksgiving celebration to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the LCF committees, trustees, members and secretariat in the planning and implementation of the 2014 LCF CSR Expo. A total of thirty-nine (39) member organizations gathered at the Top of the Citi Restaurant, Makati City.

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