Partnering with Development Players
Over the years, Mahintana Foundation, Inc. has established a strong base of partnerships with various development players, which attributed to its image and credibility.
At the national level, MFI sits as Vice President-Mindanao of Association of Foundations, a partner of the Philippine Business for Social Progress, a member of the Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas, Peace and Equity Foundation and the National Pharmaceutical Foundation, Inc. and the first Non-Government Organization (NGO) in Mindanao to receive accreditation from the Philippine Council for NGO Certification, which is now on its third 5-year accreditation, and Department of Finance-Bureau of Internal Revenue as a Donee institution.
On the regional level, MFI is a member of the Regional Development Council, Mindanao Coalition of Development NGO Networks and the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Region XII.
On the provincial level of South Cotabato, MFI sits as Vice Chairperson of the Coalition of Social Development Organizations in South Cotabato and a member of the Provincial Development Council (PDC), Provincial Health Board, University of the Philippines School of Health, Provincial Coordinating Council for Health Concerns and South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, and General Santos-Area Development Project Office. While in Sarangani province, MFI sits as Board of Trustees of the Environmental Conservation and Protection Center, and a member of the Sarangani Province Empowerment and Community Transformation Forum, and the PDC.
At the municipal level, MFI is an accredited NGO of the Municipal Development Councils of Polomolok, Tupi, Surallah, T’boli and Maasim. It also sits as Chairperson for the Resource Mobilization Committee of the Mt. Matutum Protected Landscape-Protected Area Management Board and the lead organization of the Matutum Integrate Conservation and Development-Area Focused Approach.