The John Burton Foundation is a statewide non-profit organization based in San Francisco. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for California's homeless, foster and former foster youth and developing policy solutions to prevent homelessness.
I don’t think people understand how it feels not being able to say mom and dad. And if you do trust somebody enough to say that, who knows how long they’ll stick around.
Former foster youth, California
News & Events
On March 3, 2016, John Burton, the Founder and Chair of the John Burton Foundation will be honored at the 10th Anniversary of SF State’s Guardian Scholars Program Gala for his outstanding work in supporting the lives of foster youth, former foster youth and homeless youth in the State of CA. Please join us in celebrating this great award!