Kentucky American Water Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Firefighting Support Grants

Program has provided $81,000 in grants since 2011

Kentucky American Water has announced that applications are now being accepted for the company’s 2022 Firefighting Support Grant program. The program, now in its 11th year, provides financial assistance to uniformed, professional, and volunteer fire departments serving communities in the company’s designated service areas. Grants are awarded to cover the costs associated with purchasing personal protective gear, communications equipment, firefighting tools, water handling equipment, training and related activities/materials that will
be used to support community fire protection.

Fire organizations in the company’s 14-county service area (Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Jackson, Jessamine, Nicholas, Owen, Rockcastle, Scott, and Woodford counties) are eligible to apply. Information about the program and the application can be found on Kentucky American Water’s website at The deadline to apply is September 9, 2022.

The company established the Firefighting Support Grant program in 2011. Since that time, a total of $81,000 in grant funds has been awarded to numerous fire organizations.

Kentucky American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to approximately half a million people. For more information, visit and follow Kentucky American Water on Twitter and Facebook.

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and American Water on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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