The Philippine Center for Population and Development, Inc (PCPD) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation in February 15, 1991. Its origin was the Population Center Foundation that was founded in 1973 as a resource institution for the Philippine Population Program. In the Year 2000, its Board of Trustees decided to shift the Foundation’s role from implementing to grant-making. Its main office is located at PCPD Bldg, 2332 Chino Roces Aveneue Extension, Taguig City. The Center has a regular staff of 9 and 11 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purpose is “to support initiatives to influence peoples’ views and promote actions toward long-term human development and an appropriate balance between population and resources”. The Foundation’s programs now focus on the following areas: researches that strengthen population development advocacy, communication technologies to broaden popdev constituency, development of project models and technical assistance towards excellence in popdev research.
PCPD operations is fully covered by earned income from trust funds and lease rental of the building it owns and manages.