Gov. Ivey announces grant to build vocational school in Fort Payne

May 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to prepare Fort Payne high school students and adults for the future while helping to meet the needs of Alabama’s workforce in several career fields. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to help the Fort Payne Board of Education construct a […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve north Alabama port facility

May 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to improve commerce in north Alabama while improving an existing avenue for importing and exporting goods. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to make improvements at the Decatur-Morgan County Port Authority. The proposed project is part of a multi-phase $3.3 million […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve access road in city of Cullman

May 5, 2021

  MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $350,000 grant that will help the city of Cullman improve public safety and alleviate a traffic hazard. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to reconstruct a 2-mile segment of 24th Street between U.S. Highway 31 and Alabama Highway 69. Twenty-fourth Street is a […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims in east Alabama

April 29, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $122,500 to provide services that help victims of domestic violence and child abuse in the recovery process. The funds have been allocated to four agencies, which together serve nine counties in east Alabama. “Crimes involving domestic violence and child abuse should not happen – not in Alabama, not […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to provide healthy foods to communities

April 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $200,000 to ensure that more Alabamians have access to safe and healthy food. The five grants come from the state’s Healthy Food Financing Program. The program was created by the Alabama Legislature in 2015 and is intended to ensure that fresh and healthy foods are available […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist abuse victims in west Alabama

April 22, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $39,000 grant to ensure that victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in west Alabama have access to free services to help them overcome the physical and mental scars suffered in the abuse. Tuscaloosa SAFE Center will use funds to provide victim-related medical care, advocacy and counseling […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help child abuse victims in north Alabama

April 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants to assist two non-profit organizations that help child abuse victims in six north Alabama counties. “The physical, mental and emotional wounds of child abuse can remain with victims for the remainder of their lives,” Gov. Ivey said.  “These agencies in north Alabama have the staff, resources and […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims of abuse in south Alabama

April 19, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants to two organizations that serve victims of domestic violence and child abuse in south Alabama. A $95,000 grant to Penelope House Inc. will help continue providing a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, support groups and other outreach services to domestic violence victims in Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile and Washington […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims in west Alabama

April 14, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $23,000 to provide services to victims of child abuse in west Alabama. The funds were allocated to two child advocacy centers that serve a total of five counties in the region. “Child abuse is an atrocious crime that can devastate families and ruin lives,” Gov. Ivey said. “I […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help sex trafficking victims

April 14, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $47,000 grant to an organization that helps sex trafficking victims find safe shelter and restore their lives. The WellHouse, a rescue and recovery organization based in St. Clair County, houses women and girls who have been victims of the sex trafficking trade and are seeking help. “It […]

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