The Joyce Family Foundation

About Us

The Joyce Family Foundation (formerly The Joyce Foundation) is a private, family foundation created by Canadian entrepreneur Ronald V. Joyce (1930-2019). His philanthropy reflects a deep-rooted sense of responsibility to give back to his community.

The Trustees carry out Ron Joyce’s vision in his memory.

Vision

Through its strategic philanthropic work, The Joyce Family 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.

Mission

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.

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.

Statement of values and ethical principles

The Joyce Family 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.

The Joyce Family Foundation Board of Directors

Standing L-R: Grant Joyce, Steven Joyce, Aileen O’Rafferty, Michele Thornley, Rob MacIsaac – Seated L-R: Ron Joyce, Hon. Ed Lumley

Board of Trustees

Ron Joyce, C.M. (1930-2019)

Ron Joyce, C.M. (1930-2019)

Settlor

Hon. Edward Lumley, P.C., C.M.

Hon. Edward Lumley, P.C., C.M.

Trustee, Successor Advisor

Steven Joyce

Steven Joyce

Trustee

Grant Joyce

Grant Joyce

Trustee

Rob MacIsaac

Rob MacIsaac

Trustee

Aileen O’Rafferty

Aileen O’Rafferty

Trustee

Michele Thornley

Michele Thornley

Trustee

Maureen O’Neill

Maureen O’Neill

Executive Director