DSWD certifies the SGVF as an auxiliary SWDA

June 29, 2015
On 29 June 2015, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) presented the SGV Foundation (SGVF) with a certification as an auxiliary social welfare and development agency (SWDA) under the Resource Agency category. SGVF Executive Director Marlu Balmaceda received the certification from members of the DSWD Institutional Development Group, headed by Undersecretary Angelita Gregorio-Medel…
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Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2015 Memorandum of Agreement signing

March 23, 2015
The SGV Foundation and the co-presenters of the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2015 signed recently a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). Present at the MOA signing were representatives from the PSE, the Department of Trade and Industry and Philippine Business for Social Progress as well as media sponsors BusinessWorld and the ABS-CBN News Channel…
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RPDEV launches FVR’s latest volume of speeches

March 6, 2014
The Ramos Peace and Development Foundation (RPDEV), in collaboration with the SGVF, published the 17th volume of Former President Fidel Ramos’ (FVR) collection of essays and speeches. Perform, Reform and Transformwas launched last 20 February at Powerbooks in Greenbelt 4. In attendance were SGVF Projects Committee Chair Cynthia Manlapig, Assistant Treasurer Ruben Rubio, RPDEV partner-in-charge Ladiz Avila and Executive Director Marlu Balmaceda…
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SGVF is one of Metrobank Foundation’s PEACE honorees

Feb. 10, 2014
The Metrobank Foundation bestowed the 2014 Partner in Empowerment, Advocacy and Commitment to Excellence (PEACE) recognition upon the SGV Foundation (SGVF) during its 35th anniversary celebration last 29 January. SGVF Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Itos Cruz accepted the award…
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ATH donates school supplies to Typhoon Yolanda victims

February 7, 2014
Despite the preparations for the upcoming busy season, the Asia-Pacific Talent Hub (ATH) still found time to give back to the students of Abuyog South Central School in Leyte who were adversely affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda last November 2013…
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SGV donates laptops to PBEd

February 7, 2014
SGV donated a total of 150 pre-owned laptops to the 1000 Teachers Program (1000 TP) of the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) last 18 February at The Tower Club, Makati. The SGV Foundation facilitated the donation to PBEd…
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Update on the SGVF Calamity Fund

Januray 9, 2014
Two months after Typhoon Yolanda devastated the Visayas region, donations to the SGV Foundation (SGVF) Calamity Fund from our EY family continue to arrive. Aside from the previously reported donations from EY offices in Dubai, Thailand and Korea as well as the EY P&G Team, SGVF has also received donations and pledges from EY Malaysia managing partner Sang Hoe Chow, EY China Foundation Ltd. (a charity representing Hong Kong and Mainland China), EY Taiwan, EY Hamburg partner Frank Broetzmann and EY Cologne partner Gerd St├╝rz…
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EY P&G Team donates to the SGVF Calamity Fund for typhoon victims

January 6, 2014
The EY Procter & Gamble (P&G) Team turned over a ceremonial check of USD 5,000 to the SGV Foundation (SGVF) during the team’s recent Town Hall Meeting. Instead of having the usual annual team dinner, the team decided to donate the allocated budget to the SGVF Calamity Fund to help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Global Client Service Partner Mark Beischel and Global Transaction Advisory Services Leader Greg Stemler gave USD 1,000 each and Global Risk Partner Steve Arnold challenged the rest of the team to donate another USD 3,000…
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SGVF meets with UP Tacloban students

Dec. 20, 2013
People leader Vince Abella and SGV Foundation (SGVF) Executive Director Marlu Balmaceda headed for Iloilo to provide financial assistance of PhP10,000 to each of the 48 University of the Philippines (UP) Tacloban accounting students who were adversely affected by Typhoon Yolanda. These students have cross-enrolled in UP Iloilo for this semester. Many of them live in Eastern Samar and other devastated areas…
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SGV gives back to the Typhoon Yolanda victims

November 28, 2013
As part of our efforts to provide relief and aid to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda, the SGV Foundation (SGVF) channeled all international and local donations from our current partners and staff, alumni and EY offices in other countries into the SGVF Calamity Fund. The fund is initially being used for the following purposes…
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