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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...

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...