Community involvement and charitable giving is at the heart of Indiana American Water and our employees. We encourage employee volunteerism and donate thousands of dollars to charitable organizations throughout our service areas each year. We believe by working together with partners, sponsoring charity events, supporting organizations through grants and participating in community activities, Indiana American Water and its committed workforce can help build better, stronger communities. Here are a few highlights.
EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN OUR COMMUNITIES
From handing out water at community events and supporting local cleanups to offering water treatment plant tours and presentations at schools, our employees are constantly engaged in making our communities better places to live, work and play.
Our employees volunteered for community events 140 times in 2020.
Indiana American Water employees volunteered 1,242 hours in the communities we serve.
GIVING BACK: More than $460,000
We donated more than $430,000 to organizations in our communities through grants, general charitable contributions, and programming support and $30,000 to assist customers in paying their water or wastewater bill.
Charitable Contributions and Community Partnership
More than $390,000
$10,000 to five organizations
Firefighting Support Grants
$30,000 to 35 fire departments
Customer Assistance Grants
Since 2020, Indiana American Water has been assisting low income customers in three pilot communities facing circumstances that stretch their financial resources.
In 2020, 335 grants were provided to households in need.
American Water Charitable Foundation
- $250,000 grant awarded to the City of Franklin to construct a recirculated splash pad as part of the Foundation’s Building Better Communities grant program.
- $25,000 donated to 14 non-profit organizations to support COVID-19 relief efforts in Indiana.
- $27,000 donated to 53 non-profit organizations in Indiana, inclusive of employee donations and the volunteer/matching gift program. This includes $7,740 in employee contributions to United Way.