Community and Economic Development Division


The Community and Economic Development Division houses some of the oldest and most popular programs in ADECA.

These programs enhance the quality of life throughout the state by addressing a variety of needs in Alabama’s communities and their residents by providing assistance for infrastructure improvements, parks and playgrounds, economic development, workforce readiness, and homelessness prevention.

The Division also responds to special situations such as disasters, COVID, or financial crisis.

Programs administered by this division include:

  • Community Development Block Grants
  • CDBG Disaster Recovery
  • Emergency Solutions Grants Program
  • Opportunity Zones
  • Office of Minority Business Enterprise
  • Enterprise Zones
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
  • Office of Minority Business Enterprise
  • Neighborhood Stabilization Program
  • State-funded programs
  • COVID-19 funding (CDBG-CV, ESG-CV, HOPWA-CV)



(334) 242-5370​​​​



Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Economic Development Administration

Rural Development Online

HUD Environmental Guidance