Willy Portrait with his guitar Willy through in a bottle Willy on Stage


Welcome to the website of the Willy’s Money Tree Fund.

The Fund is a charitable organization created in memory and in honor of Cecil William (“Willy”) Phillips. Willy was a talented singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer, producer and bandleader, b. January 13, 1970 – d. November 10, 2009.

The Fund is located in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. Its purpose is to provide scholarships for music students in Okanagan Skaha School District 67. Governing individuals are: Howard Redekopp (president and director), Anthony Bischoff (vice-president), Christa Phillips (treasurer and director) and Jennifer Vincent (secretary and director).

Income of the fund underwrites scholarships and bursaries to aid in the education and training of talented music students.

You are invited to contribute to the fund in any amount upward from $5 via the PayPal link on this site. Your contribution will help further the careers of gifted young musicians by enabling advanced studies.