ADECA publishes its 2022 Annual Report

June 6, 2023

Each year, ADECA publishes a report highlighting how our programs benefit the lives of Alabama residents all across the state. The 2022 ADECA Annual Report is now available on our website. With seven main divisions administering a wide array of programs, ADECA continues #ImpactingAlabama in a variety of ways, including supporting broadband expansion, upgrading infrastructure, […]


Persistence During the Pandemic: ADECA releases 2020 Annual Report

April 30, 2021

2020 was certainly a challenging year for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic change much of our routines and interactions. Yet, while the pandemic changed lives, ADECA – after a short period of adjustment – never skipped a beat. Our grant programs continued on schedule and many new and many new programs created as a result of […]


Impacting Alabama: ADECA unveils new website, logo

March 8, 2021

As part of its continuing mission of positively Impacting Alabama and its communities through grant programs and other support, the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs unveiled a new agency website today. The website,, represents a major redesign and improvement in functionality for visitors. While the detailed information on the agency’s many programs […]


Communications and External Affairs

Overview The Communications and External Affairs (CEA) section serves as the public information and public relations arm of ADECA. It is the principal contact for the news media, and the division prepares and distributes news releases about grants and other ADECA activities. The section coordinates printing and publications for the department and provides graphic arts […]