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The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) was established on January 8, 1979 by Dr. George S. K. Ty, sixteen (16) years after he founded the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank). As the corporate social responsibility arm of the Metrobank Group, MBFI implements various programs on education, visual arts, health, and in the recognition of excellence among key professions. It also maintains a dynamic partnership with other organizations that likewise provide services for the underprivileged and marginalized sectors of society and remains responsive to aid survivors of natural calamities in the Philippines and in Asia through relief and rehabilitation efforts.
Over the years, MBFI has emerged as one of the country’s most active corporate philanthropic organizations and has since then garnered various awards both in the local and international scene.
Its flagship programs include the Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos, implemented under 3 component recognition programs—Search for Outstanding Teachers (SOT), The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS), and Country’s Outstanding Police Officers in Service (COPS); Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE); MetroGold Scholarship Program (MSP); Metrobank MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge (MMC); Metrobank Foundation Professorial Chair Lecture Programs; Grants and Social Development Partnerships; and Disaster Response.
Consistent with its “Excel. Engage. Empower” roadmap, the Foundation’s programs seek to inspire people to excel in what they do, engage them and the communities they belong to, and empower them to become agents of positive change and influence—all for the onward pursuit of nation-building.