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Saros Cowasjee
L to R: Karen Henders (SSCF), Lisa Koch (Regina Humane Society) accepting the award on behalf of Saros Cowasjee

The Saros Cowasjee Small Animal Fund

Honouring the memory of Saros Cowasjee.

We honour the memory of Saros Cowasjee, award recipient in the Association of Fundraising Professionals South Saskatchewan, National Philanthropy Day award, Outstanding Legacy Philanthropist category, sponsored by SSCF.

Throughout his life, Saros Cowasjee (1931-2019) was very generous both in his support, the time for students as a Professor and his passion for helping small animals. The Saros Cowasjee Small Animal Foundation Fund was established in 2008 at SSCF. The income from this Fund was often donated to Humane Societies throughout southern Saskatchewan. From 2019 to 2021, this Fund has provided over $24,500 to Humane Societies across Saskatchewan.

In 2020, the Saros Cowasjee Small Animal Foundation Fund provided a total of $12,189.48 to humane societies. Regina Humane Society Inc., Estevan Humane Society Inc., Weyburn Humane Society Inc., and Prince Albert Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Inc. each received $3,047.37 to assist their efforts.

 Because this is an Endowed gift, Saros’ legacy will continue to give back to this field of interest. Through his generous Estate bestowment of more than $1 million we honour these important priorities in perpetuity demonstrating the transformational power of wills and benefits of planning forward.

Need guidance to donate or create a fund? Contact us and we will gladly help.

South Saskatchewan Community Foundation

Phone (toll free): 1-877-751-4756

Fax: 306-751-4768

Email: info@sscf.ca