Established in 1969 by Lyford Cay Club members, Lyford Cay Foundations was created as a vehicle through which to support the people of The Bahamas. Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) charity in the USA. The Canadian Lyford Foundation is a charitable receipting entity registered in Toronto, Canada. Over the past five decades, with staffed based operations on New Providence, the Foundations have evolved in scope, programming, professionalization and mission.