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CLINTON — The Alliant Energy Foundation announced Thursday multiple grant awards coming to Clinton County groups through the Hometown Safety program.

Alliant distributed more than $27,000 to 29 communities through the program.

Clinton County organizations receiving money included: Clinton Fire Department, $1,000, for the smoke detector project; Camanche Police Department, $1,000, for the defibrillator project; and the Prince of Peace School Foundation, $1,000, for the Save a Life program.

Hometown Safety grants fund specific tools and projects to help first responders. The grants are awarded for one-time, safety-related projects that benefit a wide range of people and can be completed within one year.