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Alliant Foundation gives local grants
News Brief with BKG

MADISON — A total of 43 area nonprofit organizations have received community grants totaling $80,390 from Alliant Energy through its foundation.

The grants fund projects in four key areas: helping families, education, environment and public safety.

These community grants are among 237 the Alliant Energy Foundation awarded for the spring grant cycle, totaling nearly $550,000.

Local communities to receive a grant:

Darlington Area EMS received a grant for the Ranger Skid Unit.

Green Haven Family Advocates Inc., Monroe, received a grant for developing enhanced method of providing awareness and prevention outreach.

In addition, Alliant Energy has contributed $343,000 to date to organizations helping with emergency relief efforts in response to COVID-19. This includes donations in Iowa and Wisconsin to Feeding America Food Banks, the American Red Cross and United Way. The company also contributed $2 million to the Hometown Care Energy Fund. The fund assists customers who need financial help to pay their bill. It is supported annually with funds from Alliant Energy and voluntary contributions from customers.

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