The Andres Soriano Foundation, Inc. (ASFI) as it is known today is a merger of the three (3) Soriano Foundations. As the surviving Soriano Foundation the SEC approved its incorporation as a non-stock, non-profit corporation in June 1999. It is an implementing corporate Foundation. Its main office is located at A. Soriano Aviation Hangar, Andrews Avenue, Pasay City. The Foundation has a regular core staff of 6, field-based staff of 12, and 9 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes, among others, are: a) to forge effective partnerships between the corporate sector and various stakeholders to support sustainable development efforts; b.) to implement integrated area development strategies to enable selected communities to responsibly manage their own resources; c.) to replicate programs of high impact to reach more people; d) to assist, develop and/or manage programs relevant to the CSR needs of the A. Soriano Corporation (ANSCOR) and its affiliates and subsidiaries; e) to enhance the capability of the Foundation to pursue its mandate as an empowering corporate non-government organization; and f) to ensure financial sustainability of the Foundation by developing effective resource mobilization strategies. The Foundation’s programs now focus on the following areas:
Small Island Development Program – which includes Basic Health Services Delivery, Education, Livelihood and Environment Protection which piloted in the Island of Manamoc, Palawan and now replicated in various sitio islands in Palawan which are about 45mins to an hour boat ride from Manamoc Island.
Cancer Care Program – delivery of services to cancer patients which include chemo medicine assistance, training of Oncology Fellows, repairs and maintenance of the PGH’s Pedia Oncology Ward and Cancer Institute and providing scholarship grants to nurses taking up specialized Oncology courses.
In its first application for PCNC certification, it was granted a 5-year certification from January 10, 2002 to January 9, 2007. On PCNC’s second visit, it was granted a 5-year certification on August 22, 2007 to August 21, 2012 and in its third renewal it was granted another 5-year certification from November 12, 2012 to October 09, 2017.