The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Greater Los Angeles Area Inc, or UPAAGLA for short, is a non-stock, non-profit, educational, cultural, socio-civic and charitable organization.

This corporation is exclusively organized for charitable, religious, educational and scientific purposes as specified in section 501 (C) (3) of the Inernal Revenue Code, including for such purposes the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organzations under Section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

As a 501 (C) (3) licensed corporation by the Internal revenue Service, your donations to UPAAGLA are deemed tax deductible donations to a charitable institution less any material value received from the corporation.