The Feed the Children Philippines, Inc. (FTCP) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on May 12, 1989 by a group of incorporators who were interested in dealing with disadvantaged children and assisting parents and surrounding areas build more child-friendly communities. It started in the Philippines in 1984-1988 as an outreach program of Feed the Children – Oklahoma founded by Dr. Larry Jones in 1979. It is a social development and social welfare organization with its main office at 969 Julio Diaz Street, Guadalupe, Cebu City. FTCP’s programs are aligned with FTC-Oklahoma global directions. The foundation has a regular staff of 19, project-based staff of 7 and 9 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was certified for 5 years on May 14, 2002 and was renewed on November 28, 2007. The last certification given on December 2, 2010 expired on September 30, 2015.
Its purpose is to reduce and eliminate child hunger by using an integrated community development program that assists children, their families and communities achieve self-sufficiency through, food and nutrition, education, health and water, livelihood development and disaster risk management.
The sources of income include donations and grants from foundations and individuals, foreign organization such as Feed the Children Oklahoma, investment in stocks and bonds and indirect income. They have an approved budget of Php 312.27M for the year. Total donations received for the last two years amounted to Php 448.62M.