NGO Details

Name:Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc.
Address:5/F Benpres Bldg., Exchange Road, cor. Meralco Ave., Ortigas, Pasig City
Region: NCR (National Capital Region)
City/Province:Pasig City
Telephone Number:(02) 910-3181 - 83/84 L109
Fax Number:(02) 910-3187
Newly Established:No
Contact Person:Ms. Elvira Lopez-Bautista
Position:President-Executive Director
Purpose for which Organized:Charitable,Non-formal Education
Company Description:

Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. (KCFI) was incorporated with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on June 14, 1999 by a group of people from the Lopez Group of Companies led by Ms. Rina Lopez Bautista. Knowledge Channel Foundation was formerly known as Sky Foundation. This is in response to the urgent need to improve the quality of basic public education in the Philippines. Its main office is located at 5/F Benpres Bldg., Exchange Road, Ortigas, Pasig City. The foundation has 15 regular staff, 3 project-based staff, 2 part-time staff, 10 volunteers, and 13 members of the Board of Trustees.
This is the Foundation’s 5th application for PCNC Certification. The following are the dates of its certification:
1st Visit - 1 year certification - (February 11, 2000 – February 10, 2001)
1 renewal - 3 year certification - (June 6, 2001 – June 5, 2004)
2nd renewal - 5 year certification - (March 3, 2005 – March 2, 2010)
3rd renewal - 5 year certification - (September 6, 2010 – July 27, 2015)

The Foundation is dedicated to uplifting the lives of Filipinos from poverty through education. Since 1999, KCFI has been at the forefront of providing learners with access to multimedia learning materials on-air through Knowledge Channel television, online through KCh Online and on-demand through the KCh Portable Media Library. It is the first and only curriculum-based transmedia system focused on Philippine basic education. It has been proven to be an effective tool in increasing learning outcomes, student participation and community involvement among schools.

Its sources of revenues include donations and interest income. Total donations received was Php 37,830.474.00 for the year2014 .They have an approved budget of Php68,306,000.00 for the year 2015

Certification Info
BIR Certification No:056-2017
Date Certified: 05/12/2015
Years of Certification:5
Expiration: 2019-09-27