It is a recipient of the first ever Jesus V. Tamesis Community Service Award given by the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology in November 2000.

It is recognized as one of the five “Heroes for Health” awardees by Pfizer Philippines and the Department of Health in recognition of the “significant and sustainable impact in improving health care in the country.” This award was bestowed on both Dr. Dominga Padilla, the founding President and the foundation itself in August 2004.