FAQs

General Questions

1. What is The Cowan Foundation?

The Cowan Foundation was created in 1995 in honour of Frank Cowan, the founder of Frank Cowan Company. The goal of The Cowan Foundation is to make a positive difference in the lives of Canadians and the broader well-being of our communities.

2. How are the Foundation funds generated?

The Cowan Foundation is sustained due to the ongoing success of Cowan Insurance Group, Frank Cowan Company, The Guarantee Company of North America, Cowan Asset Management and Fountain Street Finance. Together they provide insurance and risk management products and services for individuals, businesses, organizations and public entities as well as assist employers with their group benefits, retirement and health and disability management plans.

3. What types of projects does the Foundation support?

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4. How can our organization be considered for a donation?

The Cowan Foundation does not currently accept solicitations for funding. We are proactively working with our businesses and community partners to allocate donations that align with the goals of our Foundation.