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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...

The Cowan Foundation invests over $1.5 Million to Canadian Charities

August 9, 2018

Cambridge, ON - The Cowan Foundation’s Board of Directors are pleased to report total donations of $1.58 Million during 2017, benefiting over 100 Canadian charitable organizations. This brings The Cowan Foundation’s total investment since...

The Cowan Foundation donates $150,000 to Hospice Palliative Care Ontario

January 30, 2018

Rick Firth, President and CEO of Hospice Palliative Care Ontario; Michelle Colero, Development Manager of Hospice Palliative Care Ontario; Michael Lough, Vice President, Specialty Programs, Frank Cowan Company; David Outa, Commercial Account...

The Cowan Foundation $100,000 Grant Supports Children’s Mental Health Centre

January 18, 2018

From left to right: John Colangeli, CEO, Lutherwood; Heather Fedy, Director Mental Health Services, Lutherwood; Donna Buchan, Executive Director, Lutherwood Child and Family Foundation; Carol Parsons, Senior Benefits Consultant, Cowan Insurance...

The Cowan Foundation Supports the Pete Lavoie Ball Diamond

November 1, 2017

Left to Right: Valerie Stone, Director, Paris Youth Softball Association; Steve Smith, Regional Manager, Frank Cowan Company; Heather McLachlin, President, Cowan Insurance Group; Edith Stone, Treasurer, Paris Youth Softball Association; Brian...

The Cowan Foundation supports Conestoga College Waterloo Campus expansion

Conestoga College Waterloo Campus expansion

October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 The Cowan Foundation is investing $4 million to assist with the expansion and redevelopment of Conestoga College’s Waterloo Campus “We are pleased to donate funds to this initiative that will assist full-time and...

Habitat for Humanity Canada’s Every Youth Initiative Receives $125,000 from Record-Setting Charity Golf Tournament

2017 Cowan Charity Classic Cheque presentation to Habitat for Humanity

September 6, 2017

From left to right: Heather McLachlin, President, Cowan Insurance Group; Mark Rodgers, President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Canada; John Quinlan Sr., Treasurer, The Cowan Foundation.   Cambridge, ON – September 6, 2017 –...

Hodges Pond restoration project unveiled

July 28, 2017

A new environmental restoration project is underway in Oxford County. Nearly 400 acres of land around Hodges Pond in Norwich Township is being re-naturalized thanks to $50,000 in funding from The Cowan Foundation. The Hodges Pond restoration is the...