2022-11-14 16:30News

American Water Charitable Foundation Awards $375,000 through Workforce Readiness Grant Program

The American Water Charitable Foundation awarded a combined total of $375,000 to 22 organizations in 9 states across the U.S., supporting communities served by American Water through the 2022 Workforce Readiness grant program.

The Workforce Readiness grant is part of the Keep Communities Flowing Grant Program, which focuses on three pillars of giving: Water, People and Communities.  The total award of $375,000 will support high-impact projects and initiatives that further American Water’s commitment to support ESG, as well as inclusion, diversity and equity.

The 2022 Workforces Readiness grant recipients are:

  • Habitat For Humanity of Greater Sacramento
  • North State Building Industry Foundation
  • East St Louis Wrestling Club
  • P-Town Car Club
  • Louis Community Foundation
  • Ivy Tech Foundation
  • Community Action Council
  • Beyond Housing
  • Youth In Need
  • STL Youth Jobs
  • Center For Family Services
  • Hispanic Family Center Southern New Jersey
  • Roots & Wings Foundation
  • Junior Achievement of New Jersey
  • Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Center
  • Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Capital Region
  • Outreach Center for Community Resources
  • Project Return
  • Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
  • Lookout Mountain Conservancy
  • Building and Construction Workforce Center
  • Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council

Topics: AWCF

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 approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 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.