People Helping People

SM Foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of the SM Group of Companies.

Through the Foundation, the SM Group of Companies has been able to help the less fortunate in the communities it serves by supporting their needs in EDUCATION through college and technical-vocational scholarship programs and donation of public school buildings; HEALTH through medical missions and construction of wellness and health centers; COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT through various livelihood trainings, greening projects, spiritual development and immediate disaster response/initiatives; and, CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS like those with disabilities, children, nursing mothers, the elderly, and the overseas Filipino workers, among others.


With the firm belief that education is a person's biggest weapon against poverty, the SM College Scholarship was established in 1993. To date, over 1,900 students have graduated from the program and more than 1,300 scholars are enrolled in the 82 partner colleges and universities of the Foundation.


SM Foundation continuously brings quality health services to poor through medical missions and wellness centers since 2001. To date, the Foundation has already conducted 901 medical missions benefiting a total of 707,749 patients all over the country.

Farmers' Training

The SM Foundation has constantly been improving lives and uplifting communities through various development programs such as the Farmers' Training Program (Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan). In 2013, it has already helped more than 7,000 farmers from 22 provinces, in 419 municipalities and cities, in 1,520 barangays.

SM Cares

SM Cares is geared towards creating sustainable, social and environmentally-conscious business operations. It strives to create a mall for all ' a corporate citizen that cares for all members of society and those of future generations.

Brief History

The SM Foundation, Inc. was founded by Henry Sy, Sr. and Felicidad T. Sy in 1983 with the aim to help the less fortunate in the communities it serves. Since its beginnings, the Foundation has continued to improve life and provide more opportunities for positive change in urban and rural communities nationwide.

SM Advocacies at a Glance

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