Governor awards grants for law enforcement equipment in west Alabama

March 17, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $116,077 to help five law enforcement agencies in west Alabama obtain new or update existing equipment. “New equipment can help police and sheriff’s deputies work more efficiently and effectively,” Gov. Ivey said. “I am pleased to assist these departments in their efforts to properly equip officers […]


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

March 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $291,402 to help provide training and resources that ensure victims of domestic violence have access to professional assistance through local law enforcement and nonprofit agencies. The Alabama Office of Prosecution Services will use funds of $133,000 to continue the Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor Program which offers […]


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 […]


Gov. Ivey awards grants to assist victims, prosecute abusers in north Alabama

March 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $204,000 to assist victims of domestic violence in north Alabama while ensuring that abusers are held accountable. The grants are supporting efforts of law enforcement units in three counties that work to arrest and prosecute domestic violence and sexual assault suspects and assist victims. “Domestic violence and sexual […]


Gov. Ivey awards grants to continue assisting victims in north Alabama

February 26, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling $140,000 to continue providing direct service to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and elder abuse in north Alabama. “Victims of any kind of abuse at any age deserve access to professional assistance in a timely manner,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend these […]


Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Courtland water lines

February 24, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to provide sufficient and clean water for residents in the town of Courtland by rehabilitating parts of a 90-year-old water system. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to replace water lines in the downtown area. The ARC grant will be combined with […]


ADECA sets online state surplus property auction for Feb. 25 – March 3

February 22, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Laptops, office furniture, vehicles, generators and even portable paint booths are among the 365 lots of items up for bid in the next state surplus property auction this week. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via starting at 7:30 a.m. this Thursday, […]


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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) The objectives of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) are to help low-income families meet the costs of home energy, defined as heating and cooling of residences, and to increase their energy self-sufficiency and reduce their vulnerability resulting from energy needs. CDBG Disaster Recovery – Hurricanes Sally and Zeta […]