Trails at Jakes Rocks to Receive Grant

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Photo courtesy Trails at Jakes Rocks Facebook.

WARREN, Pa. – The American Water Charitable Foundation’ is giving an assist to the. Trails at Jakes Rocks.

A nonprofit entity of American Water, the foundation announced more than $150,000 in grants to nine projects in several different states through its Keep Communities Flowing program

One of those is right is the Warren County Development Association.

“Warren County, PA received $15,000 to enhance a 30-mile bike trail system, encouraging outdoor recreation while boosting tourism in an economically distressed community,” per a press release from American Water.

Celebrating its third year, the Keep Communities Flowing grant program provides grants up to $20,000 to support 501(c)(3) public charities whose program or project connects to one or more of American Water’s core focus areas of Water and the Environment, Water and Healthy Living, Environmental Education, and Community Sustainability.

“The American Water Charitable Foundation is proud to support communities served by American Water through the Keep Communities Flowing grant program,” said Carrie Williams, president of the American Water Charitable Foundation. “Through this competitive grant program, we focus on high-impact projects and initiatives that engage the community in water-based education, the environment, and community sustainability to empower communities to be strong, vibrant, healthy and environmentally friendly.”