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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...

Investing in Research to Aid Military Members and Veterans

March 3, 2017

The Cowan Foundation is pleased to support a new research initiative, led by Homewood Research Institute, that will study Goal Management Training, a therapy aimed at improving memory, focus and concentration to improve functional outcomes. ...

The Cowan Foundation assists the YMCA Alternative Suspension Program – a national program helping Canadian teens who have been suspended from school

February 13, 2017

The Cowan Foundation presented a cheque for $150,000 to support a successful program run by the YMCA across Canada. The program provides guidance to teens while they are away from school on suspension to help them succeed when they return. ...

The Cowan Foundation Supports Mentoring in Canada Through 2016 Holiday Card

November 15, 2016

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, The Cowan Foundation annually selects an organization as a recipient of their Holiday Card Program. This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has been selected to receive $50,000 in support of a...

The Cowan Foundation Donates $150,000 to the Stratford Soccer Association in support of Stratford’s New Community Park

October 13, 2016

On Wednesday, October 12th, Terry Reidel, Executive Director of The Cowan Foundation and Heather McLachlin, President of Cowan Insurance Group, presented a cheque for $150,000 to the Stratford Soccer Association in support of the premier artificial...

Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises $107,000 for Youth Mental Health Services in Waterloo and Ottawa Regions

October 4, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, ON (OCTOBER 4, 2016) – Today, Cowan Insurance Group, along with The Cowan Foundation, announced that more than $107,000 was raised at the 2016 Cowan Charity Classic golf tournaments in support of youth mental health initiatives at...