Gov. Ivey awards additional $2.9 million for weatherization projects in Alabama

June 17, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $2.9 million to assist low-income, elderly and disabled residents with making their homes more energy efficient. The governor awarded grants to 14 community action agencies under the Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program. The program assists eligible recipients through projects that make their homes cooler in the […]

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Local agencies receive $3.1 million in grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents

June 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.1 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 […]

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Governor awards $4.1 million to install electric vehicle charging stations

June 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 18 grants to help bring Alabama motorists into the electric vehicle age. The grants totaling more than $4.1 million will help finance the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at many fueling stations near interstates and other major highways and corridors in central and north Alabama. Other types of […]

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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 grants to help at-risk youth in Winston, Tuscaloosa counties

May 27, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $83,000 to help youth who are at risk for involvement in the criminal justice system and their families in Winston and Tuscaloosa counties. “At-risk youth and their families deserve a chance to reset by focusing on positive relationships in the home and with family,” Gov. Ivey […]

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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 awards grant to equip Birmingham domestic violence courts for virtual hearings

May 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $27,339 grant to help the Birmingham Municipal Court provide necessary equipment and technology to continue to hear domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Birmingham is using funds to purchase equipment to conduct hearings with defendants and domestic violence victims during the global pandemic. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help child abuse victims in east Alabama

May 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $30,000 grant to an east Alabama nonprofit agency that assists child victims of sexual assault and abuse in Lee and Macon counties. Twin Cedars, based in Opelika, is using funds to purchase equipment for forensic interviews for children ages 12 and older. Funds will also be used […]

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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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