The Burton Foundation, a charitable, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization, creates and preserves high-quality affordable housing for family and senior residents of low and moderate income levels. The Burton Foundation assists families in finding safe, secure, and affordable housing through participation in partnerships and management activities. It is also a philanthropic organization who builds permanent charitable capital through donations, grants, aid, and low-income interest loans to the poor for housing and health needs.
Referrals to the foundation come from clubs, organization and social agencies such as the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, Y.M.C.A., Lions, Kiwanis, United Way, Tri-County, and various churches and food pantries. Awards are based upon federally established poverty levels, monetary needs and recommendation with final approval by the Board.