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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...

The Cowan Foundation Supports Youth Education at Argus

April 23, 2021

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to provide Argus Residence for Young People with a donation commitment of $97,500 over three years to strengthen educational outcomes for teenage youth in their care. Located in Cambridge, Argus provides young people...

A Legacy of Giving Continues with 64 Canadian Charities and Organizations supported in the Foundation’s 25th year

February 18, 2021

We are pleased to share with you The Cowan Foundation’s 2020 Community Investment Report highlighting some of the incredible work being done by 64 Canadian charities and organizations who received funds this past year. During an especially...

Donation Supports Concussion Patients on their Path to Recovery: MyBrainPacer App

February 11, 2021

For those struggling with Post Concussion Syndrome, their path to recovery has become clearer thanks to the recent launch of a free app created by St. Joseph’s Health Care London called MyBrainPacer. Along with other strong funding partners,...

A Donation to Baycrest to Advance Research into Cognitive Behaviour

December 10, 2020

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to announce a $600,000 donation over three years to Baycrest to help advance critical research being conducted in the field of cognitive behaviour by scientists at the Rotman Research Institute. This gift was made in...

A Donation to Ducks, in Partnership with the City of Woodstock, to Create a New Wetland Habitat

September 18, 2020

From Left to Right:  Heather McLachlin, President, Cowan Insurance Group Ltd; Mayor Trevor Birtch, City of Woodstock; William Jones, Manager of Development, Ducks Unlimited Canada; Phil Holst, Director, Ducks Unlimited Canada The Cowan...