Maureen Cowan, Co-CEO and Chairman of The Cowan Foundation, wins the 2015 Michael R. Follett Community Leader of the Year Award.

February 20, 2015

The prestigious award was presented by the Greater Kitchener and Waterloo Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Business Excellence Awards, held on February 19, 2015.  Please click here for more information on the awards.

Video tour of Cowan Health Sciences Centre at Conestoga College

February 10, 2015

The Cowan Foundation is a proud supporter of Conestoga College's state-of-the-art Health, Life Sciences and Community Services Centre located in Kitchener, Ontario. Click here to view a video overview of the great work being done at Cowan...

The Cowan Foundation Provides Ottawa-Carleton Lifeskills with Funding to Help Supplement Programming Costs

December 23, 2014

For 29 years Ottawa-Carleton Lifeskills (OCL) has been quietly helping developmentally disabled adults in Ottawa-Carleton lead full and active lives. Earlier this month, The Cowan Foundation presented a cheque for $5000 to OCL in support of...

The Cowan Foundation Helps Girl Guides of Canada Manage Risk through 2014 Holiday Card Program

In 2014, The Cowan Foundation's Holiday Card Program funding went towards Girl Guides of Canada

December 19, 2014

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, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) has been selected to receive...

The Cowan Foundation Supports New Muskoka Lakes Nursing Station with $150,000 Donation

December 11, 2014

On Monday, December 8th, The Cowan Foundation presented a cheque for $150,000 to the Muskoka Lakes Nursing Station Team. The presentation took place at the temporary nursing station located at the Port Carling library and included a site visit to...

The Cowan Foundation ‘Cues’ Up For Stratford Youth

November 21, 2014

The Cowan Foundation and the Stratford-Perth Family YMCA, a charity and active part of the Stratford community since 1869, are joining forces to better serve Stratford and area youth. Last week, The Cowan Foundation presented a cheque for $37,500 to...

The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation launches the 2014 Waterloo Region Vital Signs Report

October 07, 2014

Featured above clockwise starting top left: David Brenneman, Board Chair, KWCF; Attendees at the launch event; 2014 Vital Signs Priority Report; Rosemary Smith, CEO, KWCF Earlier this morning, The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation...

Woodstock Art Gallery unveils Little Gallery Guide

July 08, 2014

Pictured above: Students from Mrs. Leuverink's Grade 4/5 class at Central Public School show off pages of the new Little Gallery Guide. Deb Tait, Commercial Account Executive, Cowan Insurance Group (Woodstock branch), stands with the children....

The Cowan Foundation Supports New Residential Hospice Addressing the Growing Need for Palliative Care in Waterloo Region

July 03, 2014

On June 19th, partners and stakeholders from across the community met with representatives of Lisaard House for a special groundbreaking ceremony to launch the construction of a new residential hospice in southwest Kitchener that will help address...

Cowan Charity Classic Total Donations Surpass Million Dollars for Canadian Charities

June 24, 2014

Cambridge, ON – June 26, 2014 - Cowan Insurance Group is pleased to announce that after their 2014 golf tournaments in Ottawa and Waterloo Region that raised $57,500 which was matched by The Cowan Foundation for a total donation of $115,000,...