The Joyce Family 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.
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.
Organizations requesting financial support from The Joyce Family Foundation should first familiarize themselves with the Foundation’s guidingprinciples and areas of activity.
ABOUT RON JOYCE
Ronald V. Joyce is best known as the legendary Canadian entrepreneur who, in 1964, invested in the first Tim Hortons donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario and then grew the business into one of the most successful food service chains in the world. Co-founder of the TDL Group Ltd. which licenses Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada and around the world, Mr. Joyce sold the quintessential Canadian business to Wendy’s International Inc. in 1996.
Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation recently revealed its Pillars of the Community installation in the healing gardens on the Burlington hospital grounds. The walkway that winds through the series of pillars is an ideal spot for patients, families and staff to enjoy the...read more
The Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation (JCPI) at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, opened its doors to students in Fall 2018, creating space for over 1,000 students in engineering, technology and sustainability. When the Board of The Joyce Family...read more
Ron Joyce was honoured to accept the Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, from Bishop's University, in May 2018. Not having had the benefit of a higher education himself, Ron Joyce devotes much of his philanthropic work to supporting students gain access to...read more