The E. Zobel Foundation Inc. was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on May 4, 1990 by Don Enrique Zobel, also known to many as EZ, a distinguished businessman and philanthropist, to assist in the amelioration of the living conditions of distressed citizens through advancing education opportunities and continues to enrich the lives of disadvantaged sectors of society through education. EZ’s active years in the Foundation led to a number of programs and activities that helps the poverty-stricken families to send their children to school by providing scholarship program. Its offices are located at the 5th floor Enzo Bldg. No. 399 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City and at EZ Mart, National Highway, Calatagan, Batangas. The foundation has 11 regular staff and 9 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was first certified for 3 years on December 17, 2003 and which ended on December 16, 2006. Second accreditation was for 5 years on March 10, 2009 and which ended on March 9, 2014.
Its purposes, among others, are, “to contribute in the transformation process of the Filipino poor and other disadvantaged sector of society; help improve the quality of public education system; to provide the youth with the opportunity to experience hope that education brings; to promote the well-being of the people and transform them into healthy, self-sufficient and productive members of society; to implement community and school-based programs leading to a sustained quality education and building partnership with public schools, local government, business institutions/organization”. The Foundation’s programs focused on Infrastructure Development, Learning Support, Teacher Training, Livelihood Training and Health and Nutrition and Special Projects. Geographical area of programs: Calatagan, Batangas.
*The Foundation’s Donee Institution is subject to extension until May 19, 2019 upon presentation of renewed DSWD Certificate of Registration.