Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Applications Now Being Accepted For PA American Water Environmental Grant Program

On February 12, PA American Water Tuesday announced applications are now being accepted for the company's 2019 Environmental Grant Program.  The deadline for applications is March 29.
The grant awards will be available in PA American Water service areas in Pennsylvania.
Established in 2005, American Water's Environmental Grant Program offers funds for innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect the watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies through partnerships.
PA American Water is committed to ensuring water quality through testing and treatment, as well as through consumer education and community source protection programs.
The company believes everyone is an environmental steward in protecting the nation's water supplies, and this program is one way to help communities play an active role in this important effort.
To qualify, proposed projects must:
-- Address a source water or watershed protection need in the community;
-- Be completed between May 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019;
-- Be a new or innovative program for the community, or serve as a significant expansion to an existing program;
-- Be carried out by a formal or informal partnership between two or more organizations;
-- Provide evidence of sustainability (continued existence after the American Water grant monies are utilized); and
-- Be located within one of American Water's service areas.
For more information, visit the Environmental Grant Program webpage and questions should be directed to: Pa.communityrelations@amwater.com.
Information on other community programs is available on the PA American Water Community Involvement webpage.
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