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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...

The Cowan Foundation supports the development of the Family Centre Westminster in London, Ontario

September 27, 2016

On Friday, September 23rd, The Cowan Foundation presented a cheque for $25,000 to assist with the development of the Family Centre Westminster, which is targeted to open its doors in 2017 as part of London’s neighbourhoods initiative....

Donation from The Cowan Foundation to Schlegel-UW RIA and Homewood Research Institute

September 23, 2016

Over the past few years, The Cowan Foundation—a not-for-profit organizations sustained by the success of the Princeton Holdings group of companies (The Guarantee Company of North America, Frank Cowan Company, Cowan Insurance Group and its...

The Cowan Foundation donates approximately 1.4 Million to Canadian Charities

March 14, 2016

Cambridge, ON- The Directors of the board of The Cowan Foundation are pleased to report total donations of $1.38 Million during 2015, benefiting over 90 Canadian charitable organizations.  2015 marked a momentous year for The Cowan Foundation as...

DeafBlind Ontario Services & The Cowan Foundation join together to make accessibility a priority

February 24, 2016

Newmarket, ON – For over 25 years, DeafBlind Ontario Services has been enriching the lives of individuals who are both deaf and blind, through Intervenor and other specialized services. DeafBlind Ontario Services recently conducted an...

The Cowan Foundation reinvests to help more young children learn to read

February 12, 2016

Pictured above from left to right: Machelle Denison, Executive Director, Strong Start;  Ruth Mills, Strong Start Program Coordinator for Brant, Brant, Haldimand;  Bob Herron, Brantford Branch Manager, Cowan Insurance Group.  Pictured...

A Place to Call Home

December 24, 2015

The Working Centre has been actively creating new, affordable, housing alternatives through the renovation of houses and buildings in downtown Kitchener.  Over the past ten months, they have purchased, renovated, and upgraded two houses and...

The Cowan Foundation supports enhancement of Crisis Chat Line in Ottawa

November 19, 2015

Last month, the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) celebrated the launch of their enhanced mental health Crisis Line which offers youth under the age of 18, and concerned parents, access to online support via internet, text, and online chat....