About GT Foundation, Inc.
The GT Foundation, Inc. (GTFI) was established on October 7, 2009 to serve as the primary driver of the philanthropic initiatives of Metrobank Group Chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty and the immediate members of his family.
GTFI invests in development interventions, primarily on education and health, through direct programs and grants that equip individuals and communities with the skills necessary for long-term employment as a means to poverty alleviation, as well as provide them with access to quality health care. Through the legacy projects, GTFI furthers the contributions of Dr. George S.K. Ty in the promotion of excellence in education and nation-building.
The Foundation is registered with the Department of Social Welfare and Development as an auxiliary social welfare and development agency – resource agency with areas of operation in NCR, CAR, CARAGA, and regions I to XII. It has also been accredited by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification with a five-year donee institution status.