Kalaw-Ledesma Foundation, Inc. is duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission September 25, 1995 as a non-stock, non-profit Family Foundation. It was founded by its Chairman, Pura Kalaw Ledesma in 1995. The Foundation was established to contribute to the development of art and culture, and to address other pressing social needs in the country. Its main office is located at KL Tower, Mezzanine, 117 Gamboa St. Legaspi Village, Makati City.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to promote the protection and advancement of Philippine art and culture, provide scholarship to educational activities, support charitable and social work, and to protect environment and sanitation awareness.” The Foundation’s programs/projects now focus on the following areas:
• Purita Kalaw Art and Criticism Award
• Purita Kalaw Ledesma Center
• Scholarship Grants
• Loan of Artworks