Southeast Crescent Regional Commission

  Overview The Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC) was established by Congress in 2008 to build sustainable communities and strengthen economic growth across parts of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and all of Florida. Thirteen of Alabama’s counties are included in the SCRC region. The development organization for the SCRC program in […]

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Hurricanes Sally and Zeta

Overview The Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022 (Public Law 117-43, authorized by Congress on September 30, 2021) makes available $5 Billion in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for qualifying major disasters that occurred throughout the nation during 2020 and 2021. Of this amount, the United States Department of Housing and […]

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2011 Tornadoes

EF-4 damage to a residence on the afternoon of April 27, 2011 (National Weather Service in Birmingham, AL)   2011 Tornadoes The State of Alabama received nearly $74 million dollar from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in two separate allocations to assist in the recovery efforts of the areas impacted by the […]

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Gov. Ivey awards COVID-19 recovery funds to four counties

July 6, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $1.4 million in funds to help four more Alabama counties overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards to Chilton, Dale, Henry and Winston counties are part of more than $40 million allocated to Alabama under a special Community Development Block Grant program funded from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to create new jobs in Good Hope

June 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $300,000 grant to create commerce in the city of Good Hope and bring new jobs. The governor awarded a Community Development Block Grant that will be used to help establish a new, locally owned restaurant and a medical facility for the area. Both businesses will create at […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help Red Bay company expand

May 19, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $200,000 grant to help a Red Bay business expand and create new jobs. Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to help Southeast Sales Inc. construct a 45,000-square-foot building in the city’s West Franklin Regional Industrial Park. Southeast Sales, currently located in downtown Red Bay, markets […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to help refurbish Pisgah water tank

May 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $141,000 grant to help the town of Pisgah refurbish an aging water tank and improve public safety. The town will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to repair structural deficiencies in its only water tank which serves more than 450 households and 30 businesses in the Jackson […]

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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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