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The Cowan Foundation Continues to Change Lives and Improve Communities

June 12, 2019

“The Cowan Foundation’s 24th year has been an exceptional example of how with a clear vision and collaboration with operating companies, clients and employees, great progress and achievements can be made,” says Mary D’Alton,...

The Cowan Foundation Helps Cutting-Edge Science Education Reach Students

June 4, 2019

From left to right: Judy Dawe, Commercial Accounts Executive, Cowan Insurance Group; Greg Dick, Director of Outreach, Perimeter Institute; Mary D'Alton, Executive Director, The Cowan Foundation The Cowan Foundation is pleased to announce a...

The Cowan Foundation Announces Donation to ITC Program for At-Risk Youth

March 21, 2019

From Left to Right: Mohamed Sofa, Executive Director, Britannia Woods Community House; Deana Maric, Director, Third Party Insurance Services, Cowan Insurance Group & Board Member, Social Planning Council of Ottawa; Khaled Nizami, Board Member,...

Donors Unite to Fund PTSD Cognitive Training Program Research

February 1, 2019

From left to right: Heather McLachlin, President, Cowan Insurance Group; Rob Schlegel, Vice President & CFO, RBJ Schlegel Holdings; Theresa Hacking, President, Military Casualty Support Foundation; Margaret McKinnon, Homewood Research Chair in...

$75,000 Donated to YMCA’s Alternative Suspension Program

January 31, 2019

From left to right: Jennifer Holmes Weier, Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Communications & Public Policy, YMCA Canada; Michael Lough, Vice President, Specialty Programs, Frank Cowan Company; Peter Dinsdale , President & CEO, YMCA Canada;...

The Cowan Foundation Donates $25,000 to The Bawcutt Centre in Bob Cowan’s Honour

December 24, 2018

From left to right: Terry Reidel, Executive Director, The Cowan Foundation; Christine Cowan, daughter of Bob Cowan and member of the Cowan Foundation Board of Directors; Kathryn Carter, Chair of The Bawcutt Centre Advisory Committee; David Bailey,...

Mary D’Alton Joins The Cowan Foundation as Executive Director

December 3, 2018

The Cowan Foundation is delighted to announce that Mary D’Alton will join The Foundation as Executive Director, effective January 2, 2019.  Mary is a highly respected leader in the hospitality industry and a passionate philanthropist. In...

Official Opening of the Cowan Welcome Centre at Conestoga College’s Waterloo Campus

October 23, 2018

In 2017, The Cowan Foundation announced a donation of $4 million over 10 years to support Conestoga’s Waterloo campus expansion project, which is both the largest donation made by the Foundation and the largest donation received from a private...

Lab for clean-tech start-ups given a boost with a $50,000 donation from The Cowan Foundation

October 16, 2018

From left to right: Dr. Paul Salvini, CEO, Accelerator Centre; Terry Reidel, Executive Director, The Cowan Foundation; Tabatha Laverty, Marketing and Communications Manager, Accelerator Centre; Marium Kirmani, Program Coordinator, Accelerator...

The Cowan Foundation donates $60,000 to Carizon’s Connectivity KW4 Program

August 24, 2018

From left to right: Shannon Nicholson, Director of Clinical Counselling, Carizon; David Outa, Commercial Account Executive, Cowan Insurance Group; Tracy Elop, CEO, Carizon; Larry Ryan, President, Frank Cowan Company. The Cowan Foundation...