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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...

Grant helps Waterloo Region’s newcomers and diverse populations address trauma and attachment needs

Grant to help Waterloo Region's Newcomers

June 22, 2017

Left to right: Deborah Barton, Manager, Family & Children’s Services Foundation, Lynne Short, Director, Communications & Community Relations, The Cowan Foundation/Princeton Holdings Limited, David Outa, Commercial Account Executive,...

The Cowan Foundation invests over $1.4 Million in Charities across Canada

April 5, 2017

Cambridge, ON - The Directors of The Cowan Foundation board are pleased to report total donations of approximately $1.4 Million during 2016, benefiting 94 Canadian charitable organizations.  This brings The Cowan Foundation’s total...

Innovation Guelph to expand The Rhyze Project for young women

March 10, 2017

March 9 (Guelph, ON) – Innovation Guelph announced an expansion of The Rhyze Project, the organization’s entrepreneurship program for women, at its 5th annual International Women’s Day celebration last night. With financial support...