The J. Armand Bombardier Foundation, established in 1965, has the mission to perpetuate the humanitarian work of Joseph-Armand Bombardier and contribute to the fulfillment of Bombardier’s social responsibility.

Our Vision


of a better world, where everything is possible


in oneself, in others, and in the future


By innovating and showing leadership for the well-being of the community

Our Objectives

Contribute to the development of communities, organizations and individuals by supporting agencies and projects that foster capacity building and human dignity.
Foster social innovation, both in management processes and in projects, in a perspective of social transformation.


Community-Based Philanthropy

Philanthropy is born from a desire to change the world. Far from claiming to have all the answers, we think the organizations we support each hold part of the solution. Confident in their ability to innovate, we support them in moving forward together towards a better society. This is what we call community-based philanthropy.

This approach is articulated around three essential points:

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