Funding Opportunities

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Funding opportunities, requests for proposals, requests for applications, and other grant opportunities for ADECA’s multitude of programs will be posted to this page. Check back regularly for updates.

This page lists currently open opportunities only. Click here for a full list of all of ADECA’s programs.

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Federal Initiatives and Recreation Division

State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP)

State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) RFPdeadline: 5 p.m. CST on November 27, 2023

SCORP RFP Amendment

SCORP  RFP Questions:

What is the envisioned budget range for the project?

The envisioned budget range for the project is $200,000 to $239,000. However, cost is only one of several evaluation factors.

In the section describing submission details, the following is asked: “Provide documentation of the organization’s licensing and certifications, including registration in” Can you provide some more details in what these “licenses and certifications” are? Does this mean insurance, proof of incorporation, etc.?

This would include any professional/industry/business licenses or certifications held by the organization. Examples include Certificate of Existence, Certificate of Compliance, Certificate of Formation, Certificate of Licensure, Certificate of Authorization, Engineering Firm License, Geoscience Firm License, Land Surveying Firm License, etc. This is not an exhaustive list and not all may apply to every organization.


Southeast Crescent Regional Commission

State Economic and Infrastructure Development (SEID) Grant Program

The Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC) has announced funding availability for the State Economic and Infrastructure Development (SEID) Grant Program committed to advancing local economies, infrastructure, business expansion, job creation, and job retention in Alabama’s Southeast Crescent Region. Approximately $20 million is available to help create jobs, build communities, and improve the lives of its residents in the 428 counties of the seven-state region.

Deadline: December 15, 2023 (Full Application)


Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety

2024 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Short Term RFAdeadline: 3:30 p.m. Central on December 8, 2023


Energy Division

National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program

NEVI Program Application Guidedeadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on January 24, 2024

NEVI Scoring Guide

NEVI Application Workshop Slides

          NEVI FAQ


State Energy Program

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs – Energy Division will be hosting the State Energy Program grant application workshop on December 7, 2023, for the categories listed below:


Energy-Efficient Retrofits of Wastewater Treatment Facilitiesdeadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on January 26, 2024

Rating Criteria

Eligible applicants: Wastewater treatment facilities in Alabama.

Total Available: $50,000 (Two awards for $25,000)

Energy Codes Trainingdeadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on January 26, 2024

Rating Criteria

Eligible applicants: Non-profit organizations, colleges, and universities.

Total Available: $25,000 for one award


Energy-Efficient Retrofitsdeadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on January 26, 2024

Rating Criteria

Eligible applicants: local governments, public K-12 school systems, and non-profit organizations.

Total Available: At least $450,000 (Minimum Award: $10,000, Maximum Award: $40,000)


This will be an in-person workshop that will begin at 10 a.m. in the 7th floor auditorium of the Alabama Center for Commerce. Please pre-register by contacting Ms. Jackie Etsy at or 334-242-5293 no later than 5:00 pm CST on December 4, 2023.

The meeting will also be accessible via Microsoft Teams. For those individuals joining the workshop virtually, you will need to register for the workshop via this link: State Energy Program FY24 – Application Workshop.

If you have any questions concerning the attached notice, please contact Mr. Karl Frost, Energy Efficiency Unit Chief, at (334) 242-5322 or Thank you for your attention to this matter.


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