New Jersey American Water on Jan. 9 launched its 10th annual grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders operating within the company’s service areas.
Grants may be used to cover the costs of personal protective apparatus, communications gear, first aid equipment, firefighting tools, vehicle maintenance and other materials. The funds may also be used as reimbursement for training, including the cost of manuals, student workbooks and instructors.
The maximum grant amount awarded to any organization is $2,000 and the deadline to apply is March 13, 2020. More information and an application are available at www.newjerseyamwater.com/community. Grant recipients will be notified at the end of March.