American Water Announces Launch of American Water Charitable Foundation 2024 Water and Environment Grant Program

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – February 21, 2024 - Missouri American Water announces the launch of the American Water Charitable Foundation 2024 Water and Environment Grant Program.

“This program focuses on helping local organizations carry out meaningful, sustainable initiatives that can ultimately benefit our watersheds,” said Rich Svindland, president of Missouri American Water. “We encourage schools, environmental organizations and civic groups located in our service territories throughout the state to apply for a water-related project benefiting their community.”

The Foundation invites community partners to apply for grants that promote clean water, conservation, environmental education, climate variability and water-based recreation projects. Applications will be accepted from organizations served by Missouri American Water up to March 15.

“The American Water Charitable Foundation is proud to work collaboratively with Missouri American Water and launch the Water and Environment Grant Program, supporting impactful initiatives and programs across the nation,” said Carrie Williams, President of the American Water Charitable Foundation. “Our charitable focus to Keep Communities Flowing empowers communities to learn how every drop counts while engaging local organizations on the importance of protecting this vital resource.”

The Foundation supports three pillars of giving – Water, People and Communities. Since 2012, the American Water Charitable Foundation has invested $15.5 million in funding through grants and matching gifts that positively benefit the communities where American Water and its employees live and work.

Learn more about the American Water Charitable Foundation, eligibility and how to apply here.

Missouri American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest regulated water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to approximately 1.6 million people.

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