About Us

Leadership and Empowerment

Our History

Founded in 2010 by Tyrone and Nelda Burroughs, The Burroughs Foundation works alongside community leaders to develop and support local organizations. For over the past 8 years, we have contributed to many philanthropic programs that empower diverse communities. With a focus on leadership empowerment, these efforts address educational, health, and social needs of ethnically diverse neighborhoods.

MISSION

To empower and position individuals to provide vital contributions to their communities that result in transformative change for a better society.

VISION

To empower underserved communities to create meaningful change.

Our Goals

Supporting the community

Be a powerful voice for good

Expand the opportunities for graduates coming from underserved areas

Serve individuals in their efforts to create measurable change within ethnically diverse communities

Assist potential leaders who demonstrate a strong commitment to bettering their community

“When passion and purpose combine we can create strong communities.”

— Tyrone Burroughs

Our Core Values

EXCELLENCE – We strive for
distinction!

INTEGRITY – Our foundation is recognized for its reliability and honesty

STEWARDSHIP – We balance the needs of the present with opportunities for the future. We take the long-view approach.

EFFECTIVENESS – We identify unique and strategic opportunities which can make a difference.

INCLUSIVENESS – Equal opportunity for the disadvantaged is crucial.

RESPECT – Individuals have a significant purpose regardless of financial value.

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Meet The Board

Tyrone Burroughs

Founder & Chairman

Nelda Burroughs

Vice Chairman & Executive Director

Melanie Burroughs Cole

Secretary

Crystal Epps

Treasurer

LaTosha Pinckney

Kevin Swinton, Esq.

Demar Roberts