The Notre Dame Business Resource Center Foundation, Inc. (NDBRCFI) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on January 14, 1993 by the Marist Brothers as an attempt by Notre Dame of Dadiangas College to consolidate its efforts in community extension. It is dedicated to the formation of young Filipinos in all levels of learning. NDBRCFI received a Certificate of Eligibility as Foreign Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) in 1994 from USAID. It is an operating organization. Its main office is located at Notre Dame of Dadiangas University, Marist Ave., General Santos City. The foundation has a regular staff of 39, project-based staff of 34, Part-time staff of 8, and 9 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was certified for 5 years on December 23, 2002 and which ended December 22, 2007. It was again certified for another 5 years on October 5, 2010 which ended on July 27, 2015.
Its purposes, among others, are “to develop its institutional capability, manpower and physical facilities and to be able to undertake an integrated package of services that will address the physical, spiritual and economic well-being of the target communities”. The Foundation’s programs now focus on the following areas: 1) Enterprise Development Assistance; 2) Marist Technical Training Program; 3) Primary Health Care Program; 4) Early Childhood Education; and 5) Special Projects.