Welcome to The James A. Burton & Family Foundation


We seek a lasting, positive future for the generations to come. The difference we make in the world will  be through both local and global initiatives. We look to create quantifiable, observable outcomes. We  particularly care about education, wellbeing, and environmental solutions.


An empowered society inspired to foster enduring growth and betterment in their communities. 

How We Operate

Operationally, we always remain aligned with our values and focus on prosperity, sustainability, and scalability. We are ambitious, forward-thinking, strategic, goal-oriented, and exercise courage in our risk-taking. We will always be resilient in the face of adversity and ensure that we are flexible and adaptable to change.



Support Family Enterprise

Family-owned businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy, accounting for approximately 50% of private sector GDP and close to 7 million jobs. Simply put, family

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