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We’re moved by the beauty of British Columbia

Featured Initiatives

  • Partnered with the Nature Trust of BC to purchase and re-naturalize an infill property at the mouth of the Englishman River Estuary on Vancouver Island that flows into the Salish Sea.

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    Englishman River Estuary
  • Partnered with the BC Parks Foundation on the purchase and preservation in perpetuity of several Islands of the Salish Sea including West Ballenas, Saturnina Island, and critical parts of Lasqueti Island.

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    West Ballenas & Saturnina Island
  • Partnered with the Loon Foundation for the Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station (“PODS”) - a proposed marine and freshwater research and education facility to be located in Pender Harbour on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

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  • Wilson 5 Foundation pledges $100 Million to preserve and protect British Columbia’s natural spaces

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    BC Parks Foundation, Wilson 5 Foundation $100M Donation, Protect British Columbia's Biodiversity

The Wilson 5 Foundation maximizes impact through highly focused funding of select initiatives with established partners.

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Foundation Facts

Acres of Salish Sea waterfront preserved for BC Parks

The year the foundation was formed

Schools built in Ethiopia

Chip Wilson family

Who We Are

Chip and Summer Wilson are innovative entrepreneurs who continually strive to make a difference and elevate to greatness.

Working alongside Chip and Summer are the 5 Wilson boys: JJ, Brett, Duke, Tag and Tor. Together, the family designs donation strategies that are impactful and foster a tradition and appreciation for philanthropy for generations to come.

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