Illinois American Water Opens Annual Grant Program to Partner with Environmental Stewards
Illinois American Water Opens Annual
Grant Program to Partner with Environmental Stewards
2022 Environmental Grant Program open to applicants; deadline is March 31, 2022
Ill. – (Feb. 01, 2022) – Illinois American Water announced today the application window is
open for the company’s 2022 Environmental Grant Program. Through the program,
funding is provided to environmental stewards focused on innovative,
community-based projects to improve, restore and protect Illinois watersheds.
over 10 years, Illinois American Water has supported diverse initiatives such
as watershed cleanups, reforestation efforts, biodiversity projects, streamside
buffer restoration projects, wellhead protection initiatives, hazardous waste
collection efforts, education efforts and more.
team plays a vital role in our customers’ daily lives by delivering safe,
reliable service to families, businesses and for fire protection. We understand how important it is to protect
our precious resources. We are proud to
collaborate with community partners through our environmental grant program to
positively impact our source water and watersheds,” said Justin Ladner,
Illinois American Water President.
apply for an Environmental Grant, organizations must submit applications for
projects which are located in an Illinois American Water service area, as well
a source water or watershed protection need in the community.
completed between May 1, 2022 and November 30, 2022.
a new community initiative or serve as a significant expansion to an existing
carried out by a formal or informal partnership between two or more
Provide evidence of sustainability (continued existence
after grant monies are utilized).
Last year, Illinois American Water awarded eight
grants totaling over $29,000. A list of last year’s recipients can be found here.
Customers can help protect our precious resources
by using water wisely. Visit www.illinoisamwater.com
for wise water tips.
About Illinois American
Water - Illinois 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 1.3
million people. American Water also operates a customer service center in Alton
and a quality control and research laboratory in Belleville.
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 approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who
provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to
an estimated 14 million people in 25 states. American Water provides safe, clean,
affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their
lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook
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