The Felicidad T. Sy Foundation, Inc. was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on April 30, 2008 to institutionalize the various funding assistance of its founder and Chairman, Felicidad T. Sy. It is a family, grant making foundation which promotes Catholic living by supporting church activities and charitable institutions in the Philippines. Its main office is located at L.V. Locsin Building, 6752 Ayala Avenue, Makati City. The foundation has one (1) full time seconded staff from SM Investments, Inc.(SMII), eight (8) volunteers from SMII and eleven (11) members of the Board of Trustees.
The Foundation was certified for one (1) year on April 20, 2015 which ended on February 18, 2016. For its renewal, it was granted a three year certification on December 15, 2015 which ended on December 14, 2018.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to assist the Roman Catholic Church in establishing community development and livelihood projects and facilities; to raise awareness in the common civic duties and responsibilities of Filipinos to the society; to provide assistance to marginalized sectors of society to aid in the development of self-reliance; and to support programs to improve private and public healthcare and educational activities”. The Foundation’s programs/projects now focus on providing financial assistance to seminaries, churches, hospitals and charitable organizations. The organization operates nationwide.