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.
On May 11, 2017 fourteen Atlantic colleges and universities offered an unprecedented display of thanks to Ron Joyce and The Joyce Family Foundation for over $52 million in combined gifts to their respective post-secondary institutions. The joint celebration, held at...read more
May 5, 2017, Hamilton, ON. During Mental Health Week and in advance of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton celebrated the expansion of its Youth Wellness Centre. The new space, within the existing Youth Wellness Centre, will be...read more
A Gift to Mohawk College Helps Build the Centre for Partnership and Innovation One of the earlier student bursary programs established by The Joyce Family Foundation (known at the time as The Ron Joyce Foundation) was at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. The Ron...read more