Firefighting Support Grant

West Virginia American Water is pleased to once again announce that applications are now being accepted for the company’s 2024 Firefighting Support Grants program. Firefighting Support Grants are intended to provide financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities in the company’s designated service areas.

West Virginia American Water’s Firefighting Support Grant offers funds to cover costs associated with purchasing personal protective gear, communications equipment, firefighting tools, water handling equipment, training and related activities/materials that will be used to support community fire protection.

To qualify, applicants must submit an application, which includes the following information:

  • Contact information including name, email address and phone number
  • Description of the organization(s) seeking support, including fire company name, address of fire company and county in which the fire company is located
  • Overview of the specific project to be funded
  • Grant amount requested (maximum $1,000)
  • Problem/challenges that the project will address
  • Timeframe for implementation of the project
  • Summary of budget and other funding sources being approached for support of the project
  • In addition to the letter of application, a completed W-9 form should be included.


The application can be obtained at this link. Applications must be emailed or postmarked by Wednesday, July 31, 2024.
Entries can be emailed to Sarah Wade at or mailed to:
West Virginia American Water
Attn: Sarah Wade
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302

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