The Joyce Foundation (formerly The Ron Joyce Foundation) is a private, family foundation created by Canadian entrepreneur Ronald V. Joyce. His philanthropy reflects a deep-rooted sense of responsibility to give back to his community.
Through its strategic philanthropic work, The Joyce Foundation seeks to build a legacy for the future, through ongoing leadership and innovative partnerships, by promoting improved and meaningful social, economic and emotional engagement for young Canadians.
The Joyce Foundation is dedicated to supporting the social, economic and emotional well-being of children and youth by empowering them to develop into healthy, confident, independent contributors to Canadian society.
Areas of activity
The Foundation's primary focus is to provide access to education for children and youth with significant financial need or facing other socio-economic barriers to success. Secondary areas of interest may include: Health and Wellness, Rural Engagement, Entrepreneurship, Aboriginal Engagement, Safe Living for Women and Children, Leadership and Mentorship.
Board of Trustees
Ronald V. Joyce, CM
Hon. Edward Lumley, P.C.
Statement of values and ethical principles
As a member in good standing of Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) The Joyce Foundation is committed to the public good. We believe that public trust in our performance and behaviour is reinforced through the integrity and honesty we demonstrate in all our relationships, dealings and transactions.
Members of PFC adhere to all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations governing charitable foundations and we commit to acting within the spirit of the law at all times. Our philanthropy is guided by common values and ethical principles. These values and principles are articulated in the PFC Statement of Values and Ethical Principles, which serves as a frame of reference to support and shape our work.
The Joyce Foundation, 4050 Appleby Line, Burlington, ON L7R 3X4
phone: 905.336.6993 fax: 905.336.6995