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Hope-fueled, not by one, but by the many.


The TAYO Story is powered through the hopes of our alumni organizations and partners that continue to inspire us to that hae 

was made more worthwhile as we write them alongside our alumni organizations and partners throughout the years. Their stories of change get to be our story of inspiration - echoed to other hopeful young Filipinos looking for a call to action.

Since its inception in 1984, The Foundation has awarded more than $1 billion in grants to support sustainable community initiatives around the world. The Coca-Cola Foundation is more than just ​corporate philanthropy refers to the activities which companies voluntarily initiate that aim to manage their impact on society at large.

San Miguel Corporation is one of the largest and most diversified conglomerates in the Philippines, making your world better for over 130 years, through beverages, food, packaging, fuel and oil, power, and infrastructure.


Team Kiko started in 2001, when the Senator first ran for national office with the battle cry: Kumilos Kasama si Kiko. That same year, Senator Kiko established the TAYO Awards in recognition of the youth's vital role in community and national development. Team Kiko always believes in young people’s vibrancy and dynamism in institutionalizing reforms - foremost in agriculture to benefit farmers and fisherfolk.

After being elected as the youngest Philippine Senator during the 16th Congress, Senator Bam Aquino, one of TAYO Foundation’s co-founders, established TeamBam - a young, innovation-driven, and solutions-oriented team.

TeamBam helped pass more than 50 laws, primarily on youth, education, entrepreneurship, science & technology, and jobs, to improve the lives of Filipino families.

Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs, including U.S. educational and cultural exchanges, regional exchanges, and seed funding, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community.

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The stories of our alumni continue to inspire other hopeful young Filipinos in their own quests to challenge and change their communities' status quo needs support.


As the new decade approaches, we invite you to join us in finding, recognizing, and celebrating youth groups that have beautiful and inspiring stories in helping their communities and their active role in nation-building.


Here are a few things we can offer you in exchange for your support.


We have awarded 380 youth organizations. Among our network of youth organizations, we have nationally and internationally recognized groups like Streets to Schools, Mga Tala at Tula, GoodGov PH, Millenials PH, the Association of Young Environmental Journalists, Centre for Sustainability PH, Inc., Virtualahan, SUGPAT, One Million Lights Philippines, among others. These organizations continue to contribute to grassroots community development which can be replicated by other communities.


The TAYO network has over 5000 organizations across the country. It is one of the largest network of Filipino youth organizations from all Philippine regions. The diversity of the network is because of the openness to all youth groups such as student organizations, out-of-school youth groups, advocacy-based organizations, cultural and arts-related groups, youth-led and non-governmental organizations. This has allowed us to gain support from the media, schools and universities, local government units, foreign missions, and different NGOs.

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Existing for 20 years now, the team behind TAYO Search is experienced, trained, and more than capable to ensure the success of its annual implementation. The TAYO Secretariat values the support and assistance of all individuals, organizations, and companies that contribute to the success of the Search.

Supporting TAYO Awards and the Search would mean engagement to the year-long program with multiple events, with national and local media exposure, and hear inspiring stories that may align with and strengthen your organization's values.

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