Philippine-American Association of Madison & Neighboring Areas

PAMANA Economic Relief Program

PAMANA has established a social services economic relief fund to assist members, Filipinos in Madison and the neighboring areas, FilAm families affected by calamities in the Philippines, and other individuals who and communities with Filipino connection that are undergoing  immediate challenges and financial hardship.

 Criteria  Loss / Reduction in Income  Loss / Damage of Residence  Death In The Family  Victims of Abuse

 Catastrophic Events
(Acts of God)

 Who qualifies Current paid member Current paid member
Past member
Filipinos non-members living in Wisconsin

Current paid member
Past member
Current paid member's immediate family (spouse, domestic partner, child, stepchild, parents)

Current paid member
Past member
Filipinos non members living in Wisconsin
USA current paid member
USA past member
USA Fil-Am not living in Wisconsin
Philippines  Humanitarian / Non-Profit Organization in the Philippines
 Application YES YES YES by self or member nomination YES by member nomination YES
Documentation Needed  YES  No, but needs verifiable evidence  NO  NO No, but needs verifiable evidence
Amount  Minimum $200  Minimum of $200  Sympathy Card, Flowers or Memorial Contribution. Amount determined on a case-by-case basis Minimum of $200 No more than $500 per individual. No more than $1,000 per organization.


Donations contributed to the Social Services Relief Fund will be used to respond to local, state, and out-of-state needs in the Philippines or emergencies. The funds are overseen by the Social Services Committee  following a board-approved annual budget. Assistance is awarded based on a set criteria and fund availability. All applications are reviewed by volunteer application reviewers. 

If you wish to contribute to the PAMANA Social Services Funds, DONATE HERE.  Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed under the present law of 501(c)(3) organizations. On the donation page click the button "Social Services" on the Donation Designation.

Read the PAMANA Application Form Instructions.
Download the fillable PAMANA Economic Program Application Form in MS Word.

Email or mail completed application with all documentation to:
PAMANA Social Services Committee
PO Box 5013
Madison, WI 53705-0013
Submit your application by email.

Volunteer reviewers sign a Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Statement. Read here.

About the PAMANA Social Services 

It is the mission of the Social Services Committee to provide assistance to any individuals and/or organizations supporting Filipino-Americans or Filipinos for charitable causes.

About the PAMANA Social Services Program Presentation

Questions? Contact PAMANA.

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