Gov. Ivey awards grants to help domestic violence victims

February 15, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded five grants totaling $567,424 to provide services for domestic violence victims. The grants are supplemental funds from the American Rescue Plan and relate to the COVID-19 pandemic. “These funds will assure victims that they have help and resources they can turn to in situations involving domestic violence,” Gov. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to ALEA for protective equipment

January 28, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $15,239 to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to purchase life-saving bulletproof vests for law enforcement officers. “Our state troopers and other agents with ALEA put their lives on the line every time they put on their badge,” Gov. Ivey said. “I hope this equipment never has to be used […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring new jobs to Hanceville

January 27, 2022

MONTGOMERY— A $100,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help a fledging Hanceville company continue to grow and employ more people. Community Development Block Grant funds will help provide infrastructure needed for DB Technologies to relocate to an existing building where it will hire 10 additional employees. DB Technologies produces high-strength fiber materials that […]

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ADECA releases statewide Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

January 26, 2022

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs today released a comprehensive, statewide plan to guide current and future efforts to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The plan is designed to guide the deployment of future state and federal funds to expand the availability of fast charging stations along Alabama’s major travel corridors. […]

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Next online state surplus property auction starts Jan. 20

January 19, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and other items are among the lots up for bid in the next state surplus property auction starting Thursday. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via GovDeals.com starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 with bidding running until […]

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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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