ADECA releases state’s official Alabama Broadband Map, Connectivity Plan

January 5, 2022

Innovative mapping tool will guide state efforts to address broadband accessibility gaps MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs today released the Alabama Broadband Map, the official broadband map for the state of Alabama. The interactive map is available at https://broadband.alabama.gov. ADECA also released the Alabama Connectivity Plan which uses mapping data […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to assist domestic violence and sexual assault victims statewide

December 30, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $6.8 million to help provide services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims as well as training and resources to local law enforcement and nonprofit agencies. The funds will provide services including safe shelter, crisis lines, counseling, referrals, advocacy, community education and prevention services. “Sadly, domestic […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $3.8 million in grants to help crime victims

December 29, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.8 million to support organizations that assist victims of crime across Alabama. The grants will enable the nonprofit agencies to provide a variety of services to those who have been victims of sexual assault, elder abuse, sex trafficking, domestic violence and other crime. “Those who have unfortunately […]

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Governor awards $1.4 million to support nonprofit organizations that help child abuse victims

December 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $1.4 million to assist children who are victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault. The grants will help nine nonprofit organizations provide services including counseling, advocacy, emotional support, safety services and referrals to other community organizations that offer additional assistance. “Navigating the criminal justice system can […]

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Governor awards $4.8 million to assist child abuse victims

December 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $4.8 million to help provide services to child victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault as well as provide training and resources to local law enforcement and nonprofit agencies. The grants will help many nonprofit organizations provide services including forensic interviews, mental health services, medical services […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $480,000 to assist low-income residents statewide

November 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded funds totaling $480,000 to assist community action agencies in Alabama with programs aimed at helping lift people out of poverty. The Community Action Agencies Association of Alabama is using funds of $450,000 to provide support to 19 Community Action Agencies across Alabama who offer programs that assist low-income residents […]

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Gov. Ivey awards COVID-19 recovery funds to Chambers County

November 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $400,000 grant to help Chambers County continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent further spread of the virus in the county. The award is part of $40 million allocated to Alabama under a special Community Development Block Grant program funded from the federal Coronavirus Aid, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to create jobs, commerce in Thomasville

November 4, 2021

MONTGOMERY— A $150,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help provide new commerce and jobs in the city of Thomasville. The Community Development Block Grant will provide infrastructure necessary for Dozier Oil Co. to construct a travel plaza/truck stop on U.S. Highway 43 which runs through the city. The new business will employ 25 […]

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Governor awards grants for energy-efficient upgrades across the state

November 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $564,520 to assist with energy-efficiency upgrades at municipal and nonprofit facilities across the state. Grant funds will support projects to install energy-efficient lighting and heating, air conditioning and ventilation units, solar panels and wastewater treatment equipment. One of the grants will help develop energy-code training and resources […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant for water, wastewater upgrades in Fayette

October 25, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $700,000 Appalachian Regional Commission grant to help upgrade public water and wastewater infrastructure in the city of Fayette. Fayette will install four valves and a telemetry system in the water system to enable the southeastern part of the city to better meet growing demand in the area. The […]

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