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Vancouver Island University Foundation

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is the largest multi-campus post secondary educational institution on Vancouver Island in BC. VIU’s roots date back to the Dominion Vocational School, founded in 1936 and Malaspina College, founded in 1969. The two merged in 1971, and Malaspina University-College gained full university status as VIU in 2008. As a teaching-centred, primarily undergraduate, four-year public post-secondary institution, VIU is a major contributor to the culture, economy and knowledge base on Vancouver Island and the central coast of British Columbia. The student body is 9% Aboriginal, and VIU served 1,599 Aboriginal students in the 2007/08 academic year, which is the second highest enrollment of any university in BC.

Contact the Organization:

Vancouver Island University Foundation 900 Fifth Street Building 310 Nanaimo BC V9R 5S5
  • In order to properly recognize all donors for their contributions, Vancouver Foundation will share your name and donation amount with the fund advisor unless you have checked the anonymous box on the donation form.
  • Donations to this fund will support the charity's general charitable purposes. Statements about the fund's purpose or how donations will be applied are reflective of the charity's current intent and are subject to change.
  • All donations to this fund will be permanently endowed.

For questions about this fund or Vancouver Foundation, please email Cheryl Tam.

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