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The Bank of the Philippine Islands Foundation, Inc. (the "Foundation"), is the corporate social development arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands whose programs focus on three E's: entrepreneurship, education and the environment. It actively pursues relevant programs that builds the financial capacities and provides opportunities for expansion of social enterprises, micro-enterprise, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and in the generation of employment and livelihood opportunities. It likewise supports educational programs to uplift the quality of Philippine education. The Foundation catalyzes programs for the delivery of basic social services in its communities and values enhancement and serves as the vehicle of BPI employees for community outreach and involvement. It also partners with other non-government institutions in its programs relative to the environment particularly on climate change.
The Foundation was incorporated on June 9, 1978 to contribute to the country's progress and development by promoting the social, mental, educational, physical, spiritual, and economic well-being of the Filipino people.
PLDT Smart Foundation
The PLDT-Smart Foundation: Uplifting the quality of life of each and every Filipino.
The PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) is a non-stock, non-profit organization that fully serves as the social outreach arm of the country's oldest and largest telecommunications conglomerate, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and its wireless subsidiary, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart). In its pursuit for social, political, and economic development, it provides helpful communication tools and various avenues for progress and empowerment through partnerships and tie-ups with non-government organizations, people's organizations and cooperatives throughout the Philippines. Since its inception in 1994, PSF has given more than PhP200-million in cash donations for various endeavors.
Headed by PLDT and Smart chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, the PSF is now mainly involved with corporate social responsibility programs focused on six key areas: education, livelihood/social entrepreneurship and microfinance, disaster preparedness, youth, poverty reduction and sports. All these endeavors are committed to one singular goal – that of fulfilling the needs and uplifting the quality of life of each and every Filipino.