SM Foundation makes social investments in providing access to basic services such as education, health and wellness, food sufficiency through farmers’ training and shelter. It also promotes social inclusion through its division, SM Cares.
College Scholarship Program
We help the youth achieve their dreams to be an engineer, an accountant, a teacher or an IT professional. We aim to develop well-rounded young leaders by providing holistic learning opportunities through academic learning by providing full scholarship grants, hands-on learning by providing summer jobs within the SM group, and character development by providing value formation and extra-curricular activities. Through the years, our graduates have reached great heights in their careers, uplifted their families out of poverty and turned their dreams into reality.
Technical-Vocational Scholarship Program
Every young man and woman have the freedom to dream and succeed. We strengthened our commitment to providing technical-vocational scholarship grants seeing it to be a viable alternative to college education. We aim to develop the skill sets for the youth to match industry needs in order for them to find gainful employment here and abroad. We promote a holistic approach by partnering with TESDA accredited schools that have industry partners and on-the-job training programs.
School Building Program
The curiosity of the child is harnessed through education. We are committed to do our share in uplifting the quality of public education by building school buildings with fully-furnished classrooms. Every classroom has 50 student arm chairs which includes 5 chairs specially designed for left-handed students, adequate teaching areas with big blackboards and teacher’s desk sets and a fully functioning washroom. We have also Incorporated ramps in some school buildings making it easier for persons with special needs to enjoy quality education as well. Through all this, we hope to instill the love for learning in every child. It is through inclusive and equitable quality public education that every child can spread their wings to fly.
Medical Diagnostic Missions
We help our communities live full lives by providing Immediate medical care. We have upgraded our medical missions with diagnostic services, expanded the laboratory tests in the SM mobile clinics and have included awareness campaigns on specific national health concerns, like tuberculosis and dengue. We have also increased our patient referral assistance in partnership with Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko.
Felicidad T. Sy Wellness Centers for the Elderly and for Children
Having a therapeutic ambiance plays a critical role in the recovery of patients. In our communities, the elderly and the children are among the most vulnerable, especially during times of illness. Through the Felicidad T. Sy Wellness Centers, we help meet the special needs of both the elderly and the children, making their experience more comfortable and assuring.
Community Health Centers
Universal quality healthcare remains to be a global and national concern. We carried on our commitment to do our share in helping every Filipino enjoy quality medical care in the comfort of their towns and municipalities. In partnership with the Department of Health, we continued to renovate and upgrade public community health centers to meet PhilHealth accreditation standards. Quality medical facilities not only improves services but also inspires public medical professionals as they live out a life of service for others.
Military and Police Force Media Facilities
In honor of the men and women who have sworn their duty to God and to the country to safeguard and defend our freedom, we commit to protect their lives by doing our share in providing quality medical facilities for our military and police force. These facilities serve our men and women in uniform, especially during training and upon returning from battle. Moreover, the quality services are extended to their families as well.
Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan Farmers’ Training Program
We are now faced with a future that no one would ever concieve 50 years ago. Farming has become a profession of the past. Through the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan Farmers’ Training program, the joy of farming is slowly gaining ground.