Maynilad Cultural Foundation, Inc. was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on September 14, 1983 by a group of incorporators who were interested in establishing, maintaining, subsidizing, and operating centers for the cultural, educational, and spiritual formation of students and professionals. Its office is located at the 5th /F Torre Lorrenzo Residences, P. Ocampo corner Taft Avenue, Manila. The foundation has four (4) project-based staff, about two hundred fifty (250) volunteers, and five (5) Board of Trustees members.
It was certified for three (3) years on April 11, 2003 which lapsed on April 10, 2006. Its certification was renewed on December 6, 2007, giving them another three (3) year certification which lapsed on December 5, 2010. On October 27, 2011, it was certified for three (3) years which ended on October 07, 2014. The Foundation had an amendment in its By-laws to follow the provision regarding non-remuneration of Board members.
Its purposes among others are “to organize formative activities for students and professionals, provide effective study techniques and habits, and to offer fora with professionals in various fields, cultural appreciation gatherings, sports events, language corners, spiritual exercises, and out of town seminars and excursions.” Also, the Foundation is formed to provide catechetical services to the marginalized sectors of the society by giving catechism classes to children and lectures on nutrition and hygiene.