MADISON - The Alliant Energy Foundation is awarding six grants to area nonprofits and municipalities.
"Our grant recipients represent so many wonderful groups who work to make life better in our state," said Julie Bauer, executive director of the Alliant Energy Foundation. "Our investments support their crucial activities that make a difference for families, education and the environment in the area."
A total of $13,600 was donated grant funding to six organizations and municipalities including $1,600 to Hands of Faith Inc. in Beloit. The emergency shelter group will use the funding for family shelter operations and facilities improvements, according to Alliant.
A total of $1,000 was awarded to the Town of Turtle to make park improvements to green spaces in the townships. Other donations included $3,000 to KANDU Industries for supporting community employment programs; $3,000 for homelessness and eviction prevention programming; while $2,500 was donated to the City of Edgerton for the Linear Arboretum and the Sharing Center in Twin Lakes for its nutrition program, according to Alliant.