The RD Foundation, Inc. is a non-stock non-profit organization duly registered with the SEC on April 30, 2003. It is the corporate social responsibility arm of the RD Corporation and its member companies. It is an operating and grant-making foundation. Its main office is located at Orchid Street, Purok Sta. Cruz, Calumpang, General Santos City. The foundation has a 5 regular staff, 2 project-based staff, 50 active volunteers and 10 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was certified for three (3) years on December 6, 2007 and has applied for renewal of certification. They have a total donations received of Php 7,491,151.00 for the year 2010.
Its purposes, among others, are “(a) to improve the quality of life of marginalized communities by advancing the development of human capital, (b) the leader in bridging societal divides through Corporate Social Responsibility in Mindanao, (c) efficient management of CSR programs that are relevant to self-sustaining host communities, and (d) ensure that all CSR activities are in line with strategic thrust”. The Foundation’s programs now focus on the following areas: Education, Health and Social Services, Livelihood and Training, Environment, Peace and Development and Cultural Preservation.