In February 20, 1996, Victor and Sally Gaisano (acronym VICSAL) together with their children (Margaret, Jack, Edward and Frank) decided to organize Vicsal Foundation, Inc. (VSF) as an expression of Corporate Social Responsibility of the Vicsal group of companies, a way of giving back to the community in consideration for the blessings that they have received from the successful operation of their businesses.
VSF was accredited by PCNC as a qualified -donee institution.
The BIR granted VSF a tax-exempt status from payment of income tax and exemption of donor’s tax.
VSF became a member of the League of Corporate Foundation (LCF).
VSF was registered with DSWD as a social welfare and development agency implementing welfare services for children, youth, families and communities.