The International Care Ministries Foundation, Inc. (ICMFI) was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on July 5, 1993. It is a Christian non-denominational organization established for the purpose of making available Christian services for the glory of God in all aspects of community development through medical and dental assistance, supplemental feeding and empowering sustainable livelihood. Leveraging on two decades of learning, ICM has concluded that “hope is key” when it comes to progress out of poverty. Today, ICM serves the poor by partnering with community leaders from over 1,600 slum communities to deliver programs that transform the lives of more than 50,000 destitute people yearly. It is an operating social development organization. Its main office is located at ICM Bldg., Lizares Ave., Brgy. 39, Bacolod City. The foundation has 434 regular staff, 64 project-based staff, 8 regular volunteers and 7 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was certified first certified for 1 year on July 9, 2012 and which ended on June 8, 2013. First Renewal was for 3 years on October 14, 2013 and which ended on August 23, 2016.
Its purposes, among others, are “to release extremely impoverished communities from physical, emotional, and spiritual bondage; and to deliver the right support, right training and right resources to unlock the bondage of poverty”. The Foundation’s programs are focused on the following areas: (1) Transform Program – Values (fostering strong values and building connectedness); Health (promoting healthy living, medical treatment packs, home-based feeding, and special medical cases); Livelihood (empowering sustainable livelihood, saving groups, and business-in-a-box); (2) Education (jumpstart kindergartens); and (3) Thrive Network (partnerships with pastors).
Its sources of income include foreign and local donations and in-kind donations.