Nonprofits receive over $345,000 from Alliant Energy’s Foundation

Grants support local projects that benefit customers and communities

MADISON, Wis. (November 12, 2020) – A total of 139 nonprofit organizations are receiving community grants totaling over $345,000 from Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These fall cycle grants are supporting communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa.

"The services and programs our nonprofit partners provide are needed now more than ever,” said Julie Bauer, Executive Director of the Alliant Energy Foundation. “We are proud to support these organizations through our grants program. The entire community benefits when we work together and find creative opportunities that help make life better for others.” 

The grants fund projects in four key areas, which resonate with Alliant Energy’s core values. 

  • Hunger and Housing 
  • Workforce Readiness
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Diversity, Safety and Wellbeing 

View the full list of 2020 grant recipients here.

In 2020, Alliant Energy’s Foundation provided over $895,000 to 376 organizations through its Community Grants Program. In addition, its annual Drive Out Hunger event generated $385,000 for seven food banks, enough to purchase 1.15 million meals for local families.

Grants and donations are funded solely by Alliant Energy shareowners.

For more information about Alliant Energy’s Foundation, visit