SGV Foundation milestones

2011 SGVF marks its 45th year
Gawad Kalinga Village 88 completed
2006-2010 Senen C. Bacani, chairman and president of La Frutera, Inc., named Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2006
Wilfred Steven Uytengsu, Jr., president and CEO of Alaska Milk Corporation, named Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2007
Amb. Jesus P. Tambunting, chairman and president of Planters Development Bank, named Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2009
Co-published, with the Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, Caring, Sharing, Daring, the 12th volume of former President Fidel V. Ramos’ collections of speeches and articles
Co-published, with the AIM Scientific Research Foundation, Inc., Wash: Only a Bookkeeper, the biography of SGV Founder Washington SyCip written by Dr. Jose Y. Dalisay
Co-published, with the Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, Responsible Citizenship, Responsible Governance, the 11th volume of former President Fidel V. Ramos’ collections of speeches and articles
Co-published, with the Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, Fighting Terrorism by Poverty, the 10th volume of former President Fidel V. Ramos’ collections of speeches and articles
Gifted Washington SyCip with GK Village 88, a community of 88 houses in Camarin, Caloocan City, on the occasion of his 88th birthday
Signed a MOA with the UST-AMV College of Accountancy Foundation, Inc. (UST-AMV Foundation) to form a scholarship fund for the Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy
Sponsored the RFO Center for Public Finance and Regional Economic Cooperation at the Center for Research and Communication
Donated SGV services to Gawad Kalinga for the assessment of its key processes (2007-2009)
Donated to the Ayala Foundation’s social enterprise initiatives, namely CENTEX and the Ayala Technology Business Incubator

Donated to the following:

• Araullo University Phinma Education Network Friends in Art, Inc.
• Association of Certified Public Accountants in Education
• Auditing and Assurance Council Standards
• De La Salle Alumni Association
• Philippine Business for Social Progress
• Ronald McDonald House
• San Lorenzo Ruiz Montessori
• Sto. Niño Elementary School, Pasig
• United States Embassy Club
• UST-AMV College of Accountancy
• 1st UK-RP Friendship Week Golf Tournament
• 10th Fidel V. Ramos- Ramos Peace and Development Foundation Inc. Cup
• 2007 IASB Regional Standard-Setters Meeting of the Financial Reporting Standards Council (FRSC)
• Assumption High School Batch 1981 15th Silver Jubilee annual homecoming
• Ayala Foundation – Peranakan and Mestizo Art in Southeast Asia in the 19th Century exhibit
• Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, Inc. – Construction of schoolhouses under the Little Red Schoolhouse Program; construction of rainwater collection systems for 334 families in the barangay island of Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol
• Institute of Internal Auditors-Philippines’ 2006 Davao Annual Convention
• Pinagbuhatan Elementary School, Pasig – Renovation of three kindergarten classrooms
• Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program and Teacher Training workshops in Cecilio Apostol Elementary School and E. Rodriguez Elementary School, both in Caloocan
• Square Off: The Philippine Debate Championship 2007
• Tax Management Association of the Philippines 25th anniversary breakfast forum series
• UPecon Foundation – Funding of Biography on the Life and Times of Cesar Virata

Provided logistical support to the SGV Group 3rd Retired Partners Regional Golf Tournament
Donated funds to support the studies of 40 vocational students from Don Bosco Youth Center, 1 student for Malayan Colleges Laguna and 3 students from the CRIBS Foundation
From 2006-2010, assisted with tuition fees, book allowances and stipends of 172 scholars in the following schools: Ateneo De Davao University, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, De La Salle University-Lipa, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, San Beda College, Silliman University, University of the East, UP Diliman, UP Iloilo, UP Tacloban, University of Santo Tomas, University of St. La Salle, CPAR Review Scholars
From 2006-2010, supported 176 students through the SGVF Children’s Scholarship Grant, which provides schooling expenses to children of SGV staff
Gave scholarship grants to Bacarra National Comprehensive High School, Centro Escolar University, ERDA Tech Foundation, Inc. and STI College through the SGVF Retired Partners’ Scholarship Grants

2001-2005 Launched the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards in the Philippines in 2003
Tony Tan Caktiong, chairman and CEO of Jollibee Foods Corporation, named Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2003 and World Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2004
Received, for the 2003 Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines Program, the Award of Excellence in the Communication Management Category-Economic, Social and Environmental Development at the Gold Quill Awards (International Association of Business Communicators)
Socorro Ramos, founder and general manager of National Bookstore, named Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2004
Lance Y. Gokongwei, president and CEO of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., named Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2005
Set up the SGV Retired Partners’ Scholarship Fund
Research chair at Mapúa Institute of Technology named the SGV/Andersen Research Chair in Information Technology
Published Inspiration and Images, a collection of selected speeches and paintings by former President Corazon C. Aquino
Received, for Inspiration and Images, the Award of Merit at the 38th Anvil Awards (Public Relations Society of the Philippines)
Co-published, with the William J. Shaw Foundation, Just the Way It Happened, memoirs of SGVF Chairman Emeritus and SGV Co-founder Alfredo M. Velayo
Co-published, with the Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, The Continuing Revolution, a compilation of selected speeches by former President Fidel V. Ramos
Supported the establishment of the Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy at UST
Supported the establishment of the W. SyCip Graduate School of Business at the Asian Institute of Management
Contributed to the establishment of the UE-SGVF Accounting Policy Research Center
Signed a memorandum of agreement MOA with Mapúa Institute of Technology allocating funds for scholarship grants
Donated, with SGV & Co., funds to the National Disaster Coordinating Council
Supported the studies of 10 vocational students from Don Bosco Youth Center
Established a professorial chair in Business Management at De La Salle University in honor of former President Corazon C. Aquino
Signed a MOA with the Corporate Network for Disaster Response (CNDR) and Buklod Tao, Inc. for a disaster preparedness project for a community relocated in Barangay Banaba, San Mateo, Rizal
Awarded the Order of the Mango to Dr. Peter Zuellig and former President Corazon C. Aquino

Donated to the following:

• Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration, and Empowerment of the Visual Impaired (ATRIEV)
• Congregation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
• Foundation for Adolescent Development, Inc. Dial-a-Friend program
• International School Manila
• National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC)
• Philippine Business for Social Progress – Olango Island Development Program
• Ronald McDonald House Charities
• University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center (UERMMMC) Red Cross – Medical-Dental Mission to Calaoit Island, Palawan

Donated funds to Gawad Kalinga-Davao for the shelter construction program TATAG
Donated funds for the establishment of a Peace Center in Mindanao spearheaded by the Philippine Agrarian Reform Foundation for National Development, Inc. (PARFUND)
Donated funds to the Management Association of the Philippines for its office acquisition
From 2004-2005, assisted with tuition fees, book allowances and stipends of 15 scholars in the following schools: Ateneo De Davao University, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, San Beda College, University of the East, University of Santo Tomas
Gave scholarship grants to Bacarra National Comprehensive High School, College of the Holy Spirit, ERDA Technology, Paco Catholic School and Western Visayas College through the SGVF Retired Partners’ Scholarship Grants

1996-2000 Donated to the Office of the President to contribute to the Special Fund for Calamity Victims which was set up for the immediate relief and rehabilitation needs of calamity victims.
Published Moving People to Win, a compilation of DTI Secretary Rizalino S. Navarro’s speeches on Philippine trade and industry policies
Established, together with the the Notre Dame University of Dadiangas, the SGVF-NDCC Farmers Research Center, which aims to uplift the socio-economic condition of tribal farmers
Acted as a conduit for the donations of Mr. Washington SyCip and Mr. Alfredo Velayo to P. Burgos Elementary School for the establishment of the “School for the Future”
Received an Award of Appreciation from the Association of Foundations
1991-1995 Launched the Faculty Development and Student Apprenticeship Program, a 2 ½-month program which aims to broaden business perspective through exposure to activities and environment in which a business operates; it was participated in by UP, UE-Manila, UE-Kalookan, Polytechnic University of the Philippines and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
Supported Makati’s urban poor communities through the Small Business Assistance Bureau (established with the Ayala Foundation)
Funded the publication of the proceedings of the Fourth and Fifth Entrepreneurship Development Seminars for the business faculty members of Saint Louis University in Baguio City
Assisted the Philippine Medical Care Commission (PMCC) by funding a study on PMCC information requirements
Donated to the following:
• Don Severino Agricultural College Development Fund
• Sangsikap Foundation, Inc.
• Miriam Community Extension Services Office (CESO) loan program
1986-1990 Established the first professorial chair in small-business management at the Central Mindanao Small Business Institute of Notre Dame University (Cotabato City)
Established professorial chairs in small-business management at the Bicol University in Legaspi City, Extension Institute for Small-Scale Industries Foundation of Saint Louis University in Baguio City, and the Central Mindanao Small Business Institute at the Notre Dame University in Cotabato City
Established a new professorial chair in Business Ethics at the Asian Institute of Management in honor of Drs Utomo Josodirdjo, founder of Drs Utomo & Co., a member firm of The SGV Group
Established a professorial chair in industrial engineering at Adamson University
Established a professorial chair at the University of Southern Mindanao in Kabacan, North Cotabato
Established a professorial chair in entrepreneurial development at the Ateneo de Zamboanga University
Established a professorial chair in agribusiness at the Benguet State University
Established a professorial chair in fisheries business management at UP Visayas
Established professorial chairs in computer science at the University of the East, University of San Carlos in Cebu City, and the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology
Established the A.M. Velayo Research Chair in Business Policy at UP
Supported existing professorial chairs in economics at UP Diliman and the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu
Established a scholarship trust fund at the Ateneo de Davao University
Established an undergraduate scholarship grant in computer engineering at the Cebu Institute of Technology
Established fellowship grants for the CPA Review Centers of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and Ateneo de Davao University
Extended the faculty development program to two faculty members of the Pampanga Agricultural College for computer courses at the Institute of Advanced Computer Technology
Awarded scholarship grants to vocational and trade school students at the Don Bosco Training Center
Gave a faculty research grant to the Central Philippine University in Iloilo City for the preparation of an agribusiness curriculum
Gave a publication grant to the Center for Research and Communications to publish Alternative Ways and Means To Gainfully Employ in the Philippines Returning Middle East Filipino Workers
Supported three high school students at the Dagatan Family Farm School in Lipa, Batangas
Established a Model Farm project at the Don Severino Agricultural College in Indang, Cavite to provide the students with hands-on experience in a farm business
Began a project on introducing entrepreneurship in the grade school and high school curricula, together with the Ministry of Education
Launched a livelihood program by sponsoring a consultative workshop on livelihood promotion and development, and donated to the Hagdan sa Pag-Uswag Foundation, Inc. which assists small entrepreneurs in meeting their financial needs
Engaged in a study to assess medicare benefits to enable the Philippine Medical Care Commission to enable the Philippine Medical Care Commission to extend more health benefits to all Filipinos
Co-sponsored the Fourth Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) Conference with the Saint Louis University Extension Institute for Small-Scale Industries Foundation
Co-sponsored the nationwide search for the Ten Outstanding Students of 1989 with the Knights of Rizal
Supported a new faculty development program at the Southeast Asian Institute for the Deaf (SAID), enabling four teachers to finish their MA in Special Education for the Hearing Impaired

Donated to the following:

• Philippine Foundation for Cultural and Educational Development
• AIM Research and Development Foundation
• UP Engineering Research and Development Foundation
• J.V. Ongpin Institute of Business and Government

1981-1985 Established the first professorial chair in computer science at De La Salle University
Established the W. SyCip professorial chair in accounting at the University of the Philippines
Established professorial chairs in computer science at the Ateneo de Manila University and the University of the East
Established a professorial chair in accounting at La Salle College in Bacolod City
11 senior employees of the Bureau of Small and Medium Industries graduated from their MBA studies at the University of the Philippines through the SGVF Graduate Scholarship Program
Supported a senior employee of the Bureau of Domestic Trade and a student of economics through scholarships for their MBA and MA Economics degrees, respectively, at UP
Donated college textbooks on management sciences, industry, agribusiness, accounting and other related fields of study to 25 libraries of provincial universities and colleges
Donated SGV publications pertaining to banking, urban development, small- and medium-scale industries, economics and management development to 50 universities and colleges in Metro Manila and 3 educational institutions in the provinces
1976-1980 Donated to the Commission on Small and Medium Industries (CSMI) to cover tuition and fees of 12 senior CSMI staff for the MBA program at UP
Established the first professorial chair in agribusiness at UP Los Baños
Established a professorial chair in economics at the Colegio de San Jose-Recoletos
Established a professorial chair in management accounting at Maryknoll College
Established a professorial chair in business administration at Xavier University
Established the James F. Donelan Chair in Humanities at the Faura Research Center, Inc. of Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)
Established a professorial chair in business administration at the Ateneo de Davao University
Established the SGVF-National Science Development Board (NSDB) Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Established undergraduate scholarships in accounting at the University of Santo Tomas, De La Salle University, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology and University of San Agustin
Established the Faculty Development Program at Silliman University
Established scholarship grants at the Silliman University for students of agribusiness, economics, accounting management, financial management and other related courses
Established an undergraduate scholarship program for Filipino minorities at Silliman University
Established an undergraduate scholarship program in financial management at the De La Salle University
Established an undergraduate scholarship in agricultural economics at the College of Development Economics and Management of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)
Established an annual grant to the UPLB College of Science and Humanities to support partial scholarships to qualified junior or senior applied mathematics students
Established a grant to cover the tuition fees of four scholars at the Northeastern College (Santiago, Isabela)
Established the book assistance program for twenty-five provincial schools (e.g., Agusan College, Divine World College of Legaspi, Union College of Butuan City)
Established an auxiliary book assistance program to support numerous Metro Manila schools
Board of trustees’ membership increased to 15 (from 9 in 1966)
Donated to the Xavier School Educational and Trust Fund and the Philippine Science High School Foundation capital trust fund,
Approved a scholarship donation to the Commission on Small and Medium Industries (CSMI) to cover tuition and other school expenses for the full-time MBA program of 12 senior CSMI staff at the University of the Philippines
1971-1975 First research project grant given to the University of the Philippines Business Research Foundation
Established an undergraduate scholarship study grant in applied mathematics at UP Los Baños College of Science and Humanities
Established undergraduate scholarship study grant at the Silliman University College of Business Administration
Donated to the Enrique Virata Endowment Fund to support scholarships and research studies in statistics and other related fields
967-1970 Established first SGVF fellowship grant at the Asian Institute of Management
Established first SGVF undergraduate scholarship at the De La Salle University
Established first professorial chair for management services at the University of the Philippines (UP)
1966 The SGV Foundation (SGVF) was established
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