The J. Amado Araneta Foundation, Inc. (JAAFI) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on May 9, 2002 by a group of incorporators who were interested in establishing the corporate social development foundation of the Araneta Group of Companies. It is a grant-making foundation. Its main office is located at 18/F Aurora Tower, Araneta Center, Quezon City. The foundation currently has one (3) full time seconded staff; 2 part time staff and eleven (11) members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to provide assistance to not-for-profit agencies, organizations, & individuals with programs for human & socio-economic development; to provide gateways to opportunities”. The Foundation’s programs/projects now focus on the following areas: education, community development, culture, and spiritual enrichment. Geographical scope of programs is nation-wide.