The search for the next batch of Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos begins as officials from the Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) gather in a ceremonial launch on November 24, 2023 at the AFP General Headquarters Canopy in Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc., (MBFI) and Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. (PSFI) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on 6 November 2023 in Makati City for the implementation of a three-year, community-based, and multi-sectoral program to address undernutrition in economically disadvantaged communities in Camarines Sur.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. awarded the Medallion of Excellence to the 2023 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos in a formal ceremony on September 9 at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañan Palace, City of Manila.
The Senate of the Philippines commended this year’s 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos—comprised of four (4) teachers, three (3) soldiers, and three (3) police officers—in a plenary session held last September 26, 2023.
The 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos awardees were honored during their courtesy visit at the House of Representatives in Quezon City last 25 September. During the visit, House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and other lawmakers adopted House Resolution (HR) No. 1312, consolidated with HR No. 1298, commending the Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos of 2023.
The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) feted this year’s awardees of its visual arts program—Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE)—during a special evening that brought together influential figures in the art scene, foreign dignitaries, business and society mavens on September 21, 2023 at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig. The main event provided 2023 MADE awardees a meaningful debut into the art scene. They are poised to become the next contemporary masters, as MADE provides a venue for them to jumpstart their journey towards a fulfilling career as creatives.
Seven visual artists emerged as victors among over 400 artists who joined the 2023 Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE) organized by the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI), paving the way for them to further boost their careers in the arts.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) president Aniceto M. Sobrepeña was conferred the status of Accredited in Public Relations (APR) by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) in the recently concluded 30th National PR Congress.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) and GT Foundation, Inc. (GTFI) are sustaining efforts in providing equitable access to quality education to successful student applicants as they relaunch their scholarship programs. A ceremonial signing of memorandum of agreement with ten (10) academic institutions was held on April 13, 2023 at the Penthouse of the Metrobank Plaza in Makati City.