Illinois American Water is accepting applications for its 2015 Firefighter Grant Program.  Through this program, the company provides financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities in its service areas.  Since 2010, the program has awarded $318-thousand in over 295 grants to firefighters in the state. 

Company spokesman Karen Cotton tells The Big Z   the grants can be used for a variety of purposes.

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Letters of application must be postmarked by September 8th to be considered.

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