METTAWA -- The nonprofit Brunswick Public Foundation announced it has awarded a total of nearly $200,000 in charitable grants to four organizations.
The recipients are:
• Alliance for the Great Lakes, which since 1970, has sought to conserve and restore the world's largest freshwater resource.
• American Rivers, which since 1973, has worked to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers, and conserve clean water for people and nature.
• Fish America, which since 1983, has supported restoring marine and estuary habitat, improving water quality, increasing fish populations and advancing fisheries research.
• Ocean Conservancy, which since 1972, educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean.
In addition, the foundation also provides contributions to select local United Way organizations serving areas with Brunswick operations that have active employee fundraising and support campaigns.