Gov. Ivey awards grants to support statewide agencies that assist domestic violence victims

May 16, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $115,000 to help provide training and resources that ensure victims of domestic violence have access to professional assistance through local law enforcement agencies and nonprofit groups. The Administrative Office of Courts will use funds of $45,000 to continue the statewide Domestic Violence Skills Enhancement Project which […]


Governor awards grants to aid victims in central, west Alabama

May 12, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $240,664 in grants to help five agencies in central and west Alabama continue providing services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. The grants will support the agencies as they serve victims in 18 counties. “Domestic violence and sexual assault victims deserve access to timely, […]


Local agencies receive almost $26 million from Gov. Ivey to assist low-income families with utility costs

May 10, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling nearly $26 million to help low-income households with utility costs during the hot summer months. The grants will enable 18 community service agencies to provide emergency funding to help low-income families cool their homes. “Alabama’s hottest times of the year can hit many low-income residents particularly hard […]


Gov. Ivey announces nearly $1.8 million to improve Alabama parks

April 28, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced grants totaling nearly $1.8 million to improve outdoor recreational facilities in nine Alabama communities. The awards, made through the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, support projects to build splash pads, playgrounds, ballfields, trails and to upgrade existing outdoor amenities. Additional LWCF awards are expected to be announced later. […]


Local agencies receive $4.4 million in grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents

April 19, 2023

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $4.4 million to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy costs. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority is given to people with disabilities, the elderly and low-income […]


Gov. Ivey awards grant for law enforcement training statewide

April 14, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $100,000 grant to Auburn University Montgomery for a program that offers crime-prevention training for law enforcement officers and community groups statewide. Grant funds will assist the Alabama Crime Prevention Clearinghouse in identifying and delivering a minimum of 30 one-day training sessions hosted in locations around Alabama. The […]


Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist forensic investigations in Alabama

April 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Ivey has awarded $276,803 in grant funds to help the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences purchase equipment and supplies to increase its capacity to assist with criminal investigations statewide. The department is the sole provider of forensic testing services to over 450 law enforcement agencies throughout the state. It is using the […]


Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist recovery program in Jefferson, Shelby counties

April 5, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to assist a program that aims to help newly released inmates overcome drug and alcohol addictions. The grant funds will be used for an outpatient program at Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Centers Inc.’s Zukoski Center. The goal of the program is to reduce substance […]


Gov. Ivey awards grants to help at-risk youth in northwest Alabama

March 8, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $66,000 to support programs that aim to prevent youth crime and recidivism in five northwest Alabama counties. The grants will support programs that provide mentoring and counseling to youth and their parents who have been referred through the juvenile justice system with a goal of reducing further […]