The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization that offers financial and non-financial products and services to social enterprises with people, planet and profit objectives, also known as the triple bottom line (3BL).

People

The economic participation of marginalized sectors in social enterprises and value chain.

Planet

The sustainable management of local ecosystems and development of climate change adaptation, mitigation, and disaster risk reduction mechanisms.

Profit

The sustainable production of 
commodities and development 
of local values chains.

Our programs aim to develop sustainable local communities through 3BL strategy.

OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

LOAN

Our loan products include:

  • Microfinance program
  • Start-up enterprise loan
  • Bridge financing/Purchase order financing
  • Enterprise loan
  • Agri-credit
  • AIF business incubation
  • Business development
  • Agro-enterprise
  • Capital assets
  • Renewable energy
DEVELOPMENTAL DEPOSIT

Qualified applicants for developmental deposit include:

  • Secondary cooperatives

  • Cooperative banks

  • Rural banks
EQUITY
  • Venture capital for social enterprises

GRANT
  • Start-up enterprise grant
  • Capacity building grant
  • Advocacy grant

Who are eligible to apply for our products and services?

Social enterprise which has people, planet and profit objectives/bottomline and take the form of the following:
    • Cooperatives
    • Microfinance NGOs
    • NGOs and POs
    • Corporations
    • Partnerships
    • Sole proprietorships

What are the steps in availing our products and services?

1. Take our online test
The online test will help us know about your triple bottom
line and how we can support you.

2. Fill-out our application form
The online application form will give us specific details
about your project that will help us in reviewing
your proposal.

3. Wait for our notification
We will inform you through email and text message if your application/proposal passed or failed our initial review.

4. Submit required documents
Successful applicants will be given a checklist of required
documents for compliance.

5. Appraisal process
After passing the initial review, the proposal is subject to
appraisal under which the applicant may be visited or
asked for additional documents.

6. Appraisal feedback
We will inform applicants about the result of their application
by phone or email.

Are you ready to apply for our products and services?

Want to know if your social enterprise
has triple bottomlines?
Take our test!

Take our online test Apply for Loan

FSSI NEWS

FSSI IW Program boosts financing for women social enterprises
Quezon City, Philippines, 8 August 2022 – The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) through its partnership with Investing
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Economic forecast and opportunities for social enterprises, post elections: FSSI holds learning session
An outlook for the country’s economy in the context of the next administration coming on the heels of the COVID-19
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FSSI elects PBSP as Board Chair in 33rd GA
FSSI welcomes Elvin Uy, Executive Director of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) as the new Chairperson of its
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Knowledge Management as catalyst to transform culture and improve performance of organizations: FSSI hosts learning session
FSSI hosted "Creating a Culture of Learning” a learning session on Knowledge Management (KM).
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FSSI and FPSDC partner to support women SEs for rural development
The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) and the Federation of People’s Sustainable Development Cooperative (FPSDC) partnered to provide
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AU Gov’t, Macquarie take stock of initiative to support women SMEs with local investors in anniversary event
The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) joined the Investing in Women’s SMEs for Philippines’ Economic Recovery media conference
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Odette-affected communities in Surigao receive aid from CSOs
Typhoon Odette caused widespread devastation in Surigao del Norte and the Dinagat Islands where it made landfall on December 16,
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FSSI Joins LEAD to SERVE Program
The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) joins the third iteration of the LEAD to Serve Program
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FSSI partners with financial app AppendPay
The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) entered into a partnership with financial application AppendPay
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Social Enterprise Stories

HOPE in Microfinance
In 2016, taking hold of their resources and expertise, long-time microfinance employees ventured into an enterprise with the hope of
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Coops4Food: Facilitating Market Access During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant stresses and disruption in the local food supply chain. At the height of the crisis,
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Inside the Cup: Crisis, Sustainability, and Philippine Coffee
There seems to be no clear end in sight yet to the coronavirus pandemic. The government has put a name on the “new normal”— the
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