The San Miguel Foundation, Inc. (SMFI) was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on October 12, 1972. It is the corporate social responsibility arm of the San Miguel Corporation to support and invest in communities in which they operate by partnering with local community groups. It is located at San Miguel Head Office, #40 San Miguel Avenue, Mandaluyong City. The Foundation has 9 regular staff, 1 seconded staff and 9 members of the Board of Trustees.
The Foundation envisions a country wherein all Filipinos will be able to celebrate life in productive and self-reliant communities. It is committed to empower communities by managing corporate social responsibility programs that harness the strengths of San Miguel’s operating businesses. As a Corporate Social Responsibility arm of San Miguel Corporation, the Foundation is tasked to implement various programs and projects aimed at accomplishing the social and environmental goals of the Corporation. Among these are the following: a) promote Education to youth from low income families through scholarship, literacy classes and support programs like supplemental feeding, book donation; b) strengthen communities through capability building activities and basic social services; c) support local enterprises that bring livelihood opportunities to community groups, dependents, retirees and other stakeholders; d) provide assistance to disaster-stricken communities through relief and rehabilitation programs and e) protect, preserve and regenerate the environment. Geographical scope of programs: Nationwide.
It was first certified for 1 year on March 10, 2009 which ended on March 9, 2010. On its first renewal, it was certified for 3 years on March 22, 2010 and which ended on March 21, 2013.On its second renewal it was certified for 5 years on June 5, 2013 which ended on March 5, 2018.