The Foundation for Professional Training, Inc,. (for Women-In-Development Education) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on March 28, 1982 by a group of women who are involved in Education. It is an operating organization providing technical skills to female students. Its main office is located at Rm. 202 Alexander House, 132 Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City. The Foundation has 59 regular staff, 52 project based staff, 10 part-time staff, 64 volunteers, and 12 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes, among others, are ???‰???to develop institutional readiness to undertake development by building capacities for lifelong learning of women from all sectors, especially the less privileged, anchored on Christian values of life and work; and to provide access to opportunities for their economic, social, spiritual upliftment.???‰??? The Foundation???‰??‹?s programs now focus on the following areas: 1) Operations of Technical Schools nationwide; 2) providing scholarship to students enrolled in the technical schools they managed.
This is the third (3rd) application of The Foundation for Professional Training. It was certified for five (5) in 2001 and certified for five (5) years on April 4, 2007 which ended on April 3, 2012.
Total donations received was Php51,596,400.00 for the last two years. Its sources of income include grants and donations from Corporations, Foundations, and individuals. It has an approved budget of Php50.0278M the year 2012.