Vancouver Island Symphony Foundation

Why Donate to a Foundation?

The Vancouver Island Symphony Foundation (VISF) is a public foundation dedicated to ensure the long-term sustainability of our Symphony by creating, maintaining and implementing a short and long-term, financial development strategy.

How can you Support the VISF?

The Future is Now: Leave a Legacy Gift: Keep the music alive for future generations by leaving a bequest or a planned gift to the VISF. Legacy Gifts may include:

  • A bequest in your will
  • An insurance policy with the VISF as beneficiary or policy owner
  • A charitable gift annuity
  • A charitable remainder trust
  • Gifts of Securities
  • Gifts of real estate

Every donation, big or small is so important to the longevity of the Vancouver Island Symphony!

In Remembrance
VIS Foundation – The Marianne Turley Memorial Fund
March 2, 1950 – January 7, 2021

For over 20 years, Marianne Turley was a true ambassador of the Vancouver Island Symphony. As a Board Member, Chair of the Development Committee and loyal audience member, Marianne introduced hundreds of people to the VIS and fundraised tirelessly to support the Symphony’s Integrated Music Education Programs. To honour Marianne’s years of dedication to the Symphony her family established The Marianne Turley Memorial Fund in January 2021. Contributions can be made to the VIS Foundation to continue this work in her name.

VIS Foundation Board of Directors

Judi Carter, President

Elizabeth Brimacombe

Blake McGuffie

Mary Magrega

Larry Rumming

Want more information?

Contact us at 250-754-0177

Send Every Grade 4 Student to a VIS Concert
Help transform young lives through the power of music

Your donation can be the catalyst for transforming lives through the power of music.
Help us send every Grade 4 student to a VIS concert designed specifically for them.
The VIS Music Education program builds music appreciation and participation in
over 2,500 nine and  ten year old children each year.
Let’s welcome the symphony audiences of the future together!


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