Adopt-A-School Program

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The Adopt-A-School Program is a program initiated by the Department of Education which was launched in 2000 with the passage of Republic Act 8525 pursuant to Adopt-a-School Act of 1998.

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Objective

Based on the principle of volunteerism and partnership for education, Adopt-A-School program aims to create multiple partnerships with different business sector, NGOs, foundations, individuals and other private entities here and abroad in order to generate investments outside the funding mainstream and national budget by providing assistance on a short term or long term basis in the upgrading and modernization of public elementary and high schools. This allows them to adopt a public school of their choice anywhere in the country and provide necessary resources for the infrastructure, facilities support, teaching and skill development, monitoring and evaluation, learning support, equipments for computer and science laboratory as well as food and nutrition. To recognize their goodwill, they can avail of tax incentives of up to 150%.

Partners

Since it was launched in 1998 until 2003, a total of 40 adopting private entities have been supporting basic education through the Adopt-a-School program. Over P1.5 billion worth of donations have been generated by DepEd for 6,000 public schools nationwide. Over the years, the number increased to more than 200 partners generating some P6 Billion worth of projects and interventions. From 2000 to 2006, the program has generated 2.1 billion pesos worth of support from the private sector and In 2007, it has generated about 4.5 billion pesos worth of intervention, donations and pledges, more than a 900-percent increase in donations.

In 2015, Adopt-A-School Program partners are the following:

  • Aboitiz Foundation, Inc.
  • ABRAAJ Group
  • ABS-CBN Corporation
  • ABS-CBN Failon Ngayon
  • Academic Solutions, Inc.
  • Aklat, Gabay, Aruga Tungo sa Pag-Angat at Pag-Asa (AGAPP) Foundation, Inc.
  • Alagang Kapatid
  • Alsons Development and Investment Corporation (ALDEVINCO)
  • Amurt in the Philippines, Inc.
  • Amway Philippines
  • Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • Asianlife and General Assurance Corporation
  • Assisi Development Foundation
  • Ateneo Graduate School Business Alumni Association Inc.
  • Ayala Foundation, Inc.
  • Azzura Prime Ventures Holdings, Inc.
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Officers Club, Inc.
  • Bankers Association of the Philippines
  • BDO Foundation, Inc.
  • Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation Inc.
  • Binhi English Literacy Foundation, Inc.
  • Bizmates Philippines Inc.
  • Brent International School Manila, Inc.
  • Bridgebury Realty Corporation
  • BSP Employee Association, Inc.
  • Bureau of Customs
  • C.C. Buencamino Architect
  • Capital One Philippines Support Services Corp.
  • Century Pacific Food Inc. & Century Pacific Group-RSPO Foundation
  • CFC Foundation Inc.
  • Cherry Mobile
  • Children's Hour
  • Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, Inc.
  • Colgate-Palmolive Philippines, Inc.
  • CTBC Bank (Philippines) Corporation
  • Cut Unlimited, Inc.
  • De La Salle University-Main
  • Delos Santos Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Department of Public Works and Highways
  • Deutche Bank AG Manila Branch
  • Doña Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical Foundation
  • East Service Road, South Super Highway,
  • Eastgate Maritime Corporation
  • Eat Bulaga
  • Education Development Center Inc. (EDC)
  • Energy Development Group & Leyte Rebuilding Project
  • Far Eastern University
  • Feed the Children Philippines, Inc.
  • First Balfour Inc.
  • First Gas Power Corporation and FGP Corporation
  • First Gen Hydro Power Corporation
  • Foundation for Rural Electrification for Economic Development
  • FWD Group
  • Gakken (Philippines), Inc.
  • Global Peace Foundation Philippines
  • GMA Kapuso Foundation Inc.
  • Granville Industrial Chemical Corporation
  • Green Core Geothermal Inc.
  • Harte Hanks Phil.
  • Help & Assistance for Rotary Philippine Districts, Inc.
  • Hocheng Philippines Corporation
  • Holcim Philippines
  • ING Bank N.V. & ING Foundation Philippines, Inc.
  • Isla Lipana and Company
  • Johnson & Johnson (Philippines), Inc.
  • Joint Together Society
  • Jollibee Foods Corporation
  • Jollibee Group Foundation Inc.
  • Knowledge Channel Foundation
  • La Salle Greenhills, Inc.
  • Lions Club International Multiple District 301 Phils.
  • Liwayway Marketing
  • Magna Anima Education System
  • Manila Bayshore Heritage Foundation, Inc.
  • Manila Doctors Hospital
  • Mañosa & Company, Inc. & Tukod Foundation
  • Marlow Navigation Training Center Inc.
  • Meralco Employees Fund for Charity, Inc.
  • Meralco Mpower Local Retail Electricity Supplier
  • Metrobank Foundation, Inc.
  • Mondelez Philippines, Inc.
  • Monolith Construction and Development Corporation
  • Mustard Seed Systems Corp.
  • My Solid Technologies and Devices Corporation
  • Nanyang Properties Inc.
  • National Book Store Foundation, Inc.
  • Ogilvy and Mathers Philippines, Inc.
  • Omni Solid Services Inc.
  • One Meralco Foundation
  • Operation USA
  • Operations Blessings
  • Pernod Ricard Philippines, Inc.
  • Petron Corporation
  • Petron Foundation Inc.
  • Philam Life Foundation, Inc.
  • Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Philippine Amusement & Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR)
  • Philippine Business for Social Progress
  • Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation
  • Philippine Football Federation, Inc.
  • Philippine Foremost Milling Corporation
  • Philippine Geothermal Production Company, Inc.
  • Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
  • Philippine Phosphate
  • Philippine Stock Exchange Foundation, Inc.
  • Plan International
  • Playtech
  • Project Shoebox
  • Pru Life Insurance Corporation of UK
  • Pureforce and Rescue Corp/ Rosita Soliman Foundation
  • R.K Shimizu (Nagasaki) Foundation, Inc.
  • Radiowealth Finance Company, Inc. & D.M. Guevara Foundation, Inc.
  • Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc.
  • Red Cross
  • RIL Transport Services, Inc.
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Rotary Club of Manila 101
  • Rotary Club of Wack Wack, Mandaluyong District 3800
  • Rufino Guy Susim & Shirley Guy Scholarship Program
  • San Carlos Solar Energy, Inc.
  • San Miguel Corporation
  • San Miguel Foundation, Inc.
  • Security Bank Foundation Inc.
  • SM Foundation, Inc.
  • SM Prime Holdings, Inc.
  • Smart Communications, Inc.
  • Solid Manila Corporation
  • Stanfilco, a Division of DOLE Philippines/Kasilak Foundation
  • Starfire Holdings Corporation
  • Tan Yan Kee Foundation, Inc.
  • Taospuso Foundation Corporation
  • The Insular Life Assurance Company, LTD.
  • Thrive Solar Energy Foundation Philippines
  • Toshiba Information
  • Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp.
  • Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc.
  • Tzu Chi Foundation
  • United Coconut Planters Life Assurance Corporation (COCOLIFE)
  • United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Uygongco Foundation, Inc.
  • Work of Mary
  • World Vision Development Foundation, Inc.
  • Yes Pinoy Foundation (c/o Dingdong Dantes)


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