Kentucky American Water Proudly Recognizes American Water Charitable Foundation State Strategic Grantees

The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently awarded 2022 State Strategic grants to The Foster Care Council and Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, both headquartered in Lexington, and Elizabeth’s Village, based in Georgetown, Ky.  Each organization receives a $5,000 grant.

“We are excited that the American Water Charitable Foundation has selected these organizations to receive grants. These funds will assist their efforts to provide academic enrichment, clothing and mentoring opportunities for children in foster care; provide financial education to youth; and provide transitional housing with education, support services and community partnerships for women and women with children,” said Kentucky American Water President Kathryn Nash. “We look forward to seeing their impact now and in years to come.”

The grants are part of the American Water Charitable Foundation’s Keep Communities Flowing Grant Program, focusing on three pillars of giving: Water, People and Communities. 

“The American Water Charitable Foundation is pleased to partner with organizations across Kentucky American Water’s service area to further strengthen communities,” said Carrie Williams, president, American Water Charitable Foundation. 

Learn more about Kentucky American Water’s community impact here.

About American Water Charitable Foundation
The American Water Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides a formal way to demonstrate the company’s ongoing commitment to be a good neighbor, citizen, and contributor to the communities where American Water and its employees live, work and operate. For more information, visit and follow the American Water Charitable Foundation on Facebook.

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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