SCTan Foundation, Inc., registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on January 9, 1985. It was founded in 1984 in memory of Salvador C. Tan, patriarch of the Tan family. It was dedicated to promoting education and culture by supporting educational institutions & providing scholarships to deserving but underprivileged students. It is a family foundation that is grant-making/grant-giving and partners with other organizations to implement projects. Its main office is located at 2704-B Tektite Tower 1, Exchange Road, San Antonio, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. The foundation does not have a full-time/regular staff but outsources volunteer personnel from the companies owned by the Tan family. There are seven (7) members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes, among others, are “to provide scholarship and educational assistance to poor but deserving Filipinos as well as provide training & development of human resources.” The Foundation’s funding support focuses in the areas of education and culture, including infrastructures and scholarships, and when necessary, disaster relief.
It has a DSWD registration as an auxiliary social welfare & development agency to operate in the NCR and Region VIII for a period of 3 years covering the dates February 16, 2017 to February 15, 2020.
It was certified for three (3) years on May 11, 2005 which ended on December 13, 2008. On its first renewal, it was certified for 3 years on April 8, 2010 which ended on March 3, 2013. On its 2nd renewal, it was certified for 5 years on January 14, 2014 which will end on December 3, 2018.