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Cowan Surpasses Record, Raises $180,000 for Children’s Mental Health Ontario

November 17, 2022

Today, Cowan Insurance Group and The Cowan Foundation announced that a record $180,000 was raised at the Annual Cowan Charity Classic golf tournament held in September at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. The past few years have been filled...

The Cowan Foundation Supports Pediatric Vision Project in Waterloo Region

November 17, 2022

The Cowan Foundation and The Lions Club of Canada are pleased to jointly support a very special pilot project led by the University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science that addresses the gaps in vision care for children. Please find...

Leadership Gift in Support of Conestoga College Skilled Trades Campus

October 13, 2022

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to provide a leadership gift to support the development and expansion of Conestoga College’s new Skilled Trades campus on Reuter Drive in Cambridge. Representatives from Cowan attended an event on October 13th at...

Building Homes and Community: Grand Opening of The Oaks

September 29, 2022

This past week, The Cowan Foundation with representatives from Cowan Insurance Group were proud to attend the official Grand Opening of The Oaks, an affordable supportive housing project launched by Indwell Community Homes at the former Royal Oak...

Leveling the Playing Field: Donation for STEAM Camp Programming

September 1, 2022

Children that attended programs across 7 different groups supported through the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition (GNSC) this past summer are starting their school year off with a renewed interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts...

A Donation to Help Make Cutting-Edge Science Education Accessible for All

June 28, 2022

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to renew their commitment to the Perimeter Institute as an Educational Outreach Champion. The donation instalments made over the next three years will allow for the continuation of professional development for teachers...

Bridging the Digital Divide for Newcomers

April 14, 2022

Starting life in a new country comes with many challenges. For the past 30 years, Reception House in Waterloo Region has provided invaluable support to government-assisted refugees to help them settle and integrate successfully into their new...

A Record Year for Giving: 2021 Community Impact Report

February 1, 2022

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to share the 2021 Community Impact Report. We invite you to explore some of the incredible programs, projects, and initiatives that we proudly supported during such a challenging time.  It was a record year...

$800k Investment in County of Brant For Integrated Health Hub

September 23, 2021

From left to right: John Bell, Councillor, County of Brant; Maureen Cowan, Chairman of The Cowan Foundation & Princeton Holdings Limited; Jeanette Daniel, Daughter of Bob Cowan; Colleen Cowan, Daughter of Bob Cowan; Christine Cowan,...

Proud to support CIG’s 2021 Charity of Choice: CMHO

August 31, 2021

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to support Cowan Insurance Group’s 2021 Charity of Choice selection, Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO). CMHO supports 150,000 children and their families annually, connecting them to organizations...