Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance child safety on state’s highways

December 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $233,455 to ensure Alabamians are not only using child passenger restraint seats in vehicles but also adhering to the proper guidelines. The two grants to the Alabama Department of Public Health will assist the agency in teaching motorists in the correct method to install child passenger seats and securely […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance public safety in Alabama

December 14, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $140,000 to enhance public safety in Alabama. The two grants, totaling $143,192, were awarded to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and will help keep track of sex offenders and ensure that the state is up to date on a new federal crime reporting method. “ALEA and our […]

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Governor awards funds to help low-income residents take steps toward being self-sufficient

December 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded almost $2.8 million for programs that help lift low-income residents from poverty and become economically self-sufficient. The Community Services Block Grants will be distributed to 18 community action agencies to provide services to eligible individuals and families in Alabama. “On occasion, some Alabamians find themselves in dire economic situations […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist Dallas County drug rehab program

December 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY –Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $51,238 grant to a Dallas County program that uses alternative methods to hold drug offenders accountable while keeping incarceration as a last resort. The Dallas County Adult Drug Court, which has been in existence for 10 years, uses highly structured methods, including frequent drug testing and support groups, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist victims of violent crimes in 8 counties

November 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $167,000 to assist victims of violent crimes in eight southeast Alabama counties. The Wiregrass Angel House in Dothan will use the funds to provide services to help victims of robbery and other violent crimes as well as family members of homicide victims. The program assists victims in Barbour, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance outdoor recreation in Alabama

November 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – The great outdoors is about to become even greater thanks to $2.2 million in grants awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey for recreation projects in Alabama. Funds from the federal Recreational Trails Program will support 14 trail projects involving Alabama cities and counties and a state agency. “With a varied landscape and geological features, […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant for upgrades at Lake Guntersville State Park

November 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — An Alabama state park is about to get a makeover thanks in part to a $200,000 grant, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to restore and improve a campground at Lake Guntersville State Park in Marshall County. The Town […]

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Governor awards $4.8 million for innovation and research in Alabama

October 28, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $4.85 million to encourage new and continuing research that will result in innovations to improve life in Alabama and beyond. The grants, awarded to five Alabama universities and a research institution, are from the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund. The state-funded program was created in 2019 under the […]

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