The Crocodylus Porosus Phils., Inc., was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on October 17, 2000 by a group of incorporators who were all initially hog and/or poultry farmers. With their mortalities or animal waste, they sought a means that would make use of their wastage. They were not content to throw away good meat. The crocodile conservation and farm industry was their common choice to address their concerns. It is a grant-making/scientific research organization. Its main office is located at Pag-asa Kapalong, Davao del Norte. The foundation has 2 seconded staff, and 5 members of the Board of Trustees. This is the second (2nd) application of Crocodylus.
Its purposes of the organization are the following: to develop crocodile farming in the Phils.; to promote conservation of crocodiles in the Phils.; to educate the public of the ecological importance of crocodiles; to assist the government in the monitoring and regulation of ownership of crocodiles and preservation and protection of the wildlife population. The Foundation’s programs/projects are focused on education and training, environment and research. The geographical scope of programs includes Luzon (San Mariano Isabela, Puerto Prinsesa, Palawan; Visayas (Siliman University, Negros Oriental) and in Mindanao (Kabacan, North Cotabato). Its sources of income include grants and donations from its trustees and interest income.