The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by Camden-based American Water recently announced four organizations were awarded 2022 Workforce Readiness Grants, supporting communities served by New Jersey American Water.
“We are pleased to see four local nonprofit organizations that have been awarded $70,000 in funding from the American Water Charitable Foundation to assist workforce development programming across the state,” said Mark McDonough, president of New Jersey American Water, in a statement. “By supporting the important work these organizations provide, we are empowering the next generation while improving the diverse communities we serve.”
The grant is part of the Foundation’s Keep Communities Flowing Grant Program, which focuses on three pillars of giving: Water, People and Communities.
“The American Water Charitable Foundation is pleased to partner with organizations across New Jersey American Water to help improve job readiness skills for young adults and outcomes for youth as they prepare to be future leaders of tomorrow,” said Carrie Williams, president, American Water Charitable Foundation. “Funding for the Workforce Readiness grant helps support general career readiness, financial and business literacy, positive youth development and more.”