The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation, Inc. (BBFI) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on July 30, 1986 by a group of incorporators who wanted to recognize as well as memorialize the heroes and martyrs of the Martial Law period who struggled to regain democracy and justice. It is an operating organization. Its main office is located at Senator Jovito R. Salonga Building, Bantayog Memorial Center, Quezon Avenue cor. EDSA, Diliman, Quezon City. The foundation has 2 regular staff, 4 project-based staff, 7 volunteers and 16 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes, among others, are “to make the Filipino nation aware and vigilant in maintaining democracy, ensuring justice and always in pursuit of truth”. The Foundation’s programs now focus on the following areas: Education and Training, Research and Historical program by continuously collecting and preserving records of the Martial Law regime.
It was certified for one (1) year on July 21, 2014 and which ends on May 19, 2015.