The Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on October 27, 2011. It was established to perpetuate the core judicial philosophy of retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban_that “ jurists and lawyers should not only safeguard the liberty of our people but must also nurture their prosperity under the rule of law.” Its office is located at 3/F PCCI Corporate Center 118 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City. The foundation has 2 full-time staff, 1 outsourced bookkeeper, and 9 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others are: To educate the people regarding the fundamental and essential interrelation between liberty and prosperity by organizing, maintaining and supporting projects aimed at promoting, educating, training, developing, assisting and protecting liberty and prosperity under the rule of law.
The foundation’s programs/projects focus the following areas in order to promote liberty and prosperity for the Filipino people: Professorial Chair Program; Scholarship and; Advocacy.
The Foundation was certified for one year on August 20, 2015 that lapsed on June 15, 2016.
In 2015 and the first three quarters of 2016 were devoted to the acquisition of one floor (709.3512 square meters), located at the 3rd Floor, PCCI Corporate Centre, 118 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati. Majority of the office spaces in the floor is rented out as a sustainability mechanism of the Foundation. Programs were only re-started in the last quarter of 2016.